Rappahannock Community College

Glenns, VA 23149

Located in Glenns, Virginia, Rappahannock Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 years to complete.

Rappahannock Community College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Rappahannock Community College's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,133 and fees $455. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,431 and $1,055 respectively.


Campus LocaleRural: Distant
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. ADN

    The ADN program at Rappahannock offers a 2 year curriculum culminating in the Associate of Applied Science degree.

    Admission Requirements:

    • High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
    • Official Transcripts
    • College placement test in math, writing and reading
    • Complete pre-requisite science or math courses
    • College placement tests in reading, writing and mathematics.
    • A cumulative GPA or 2.5 or higher
    • Proof of IT competency
    • Pre-entrance examination for nursing (applicants who have completed a four year degree are exempt)

    Applications for the nursing program are processed in the spring prior to the fall of intended enrollment.

    Applicants admitted to the program are expected to attend a mandatory orientation session in the summer before the fall of intended enrollment.

    Physical and dental exams including all required immunizations need to be completed before enrollment. Students are required to possess current CPR certification as well as submit to drug screening and criminal background check.

    Students enrolling in clinical components are required to arrange for malpractice insurance.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Certificate 12
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 86
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 15
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 39

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Rappahannock Community College

Thomas Nelson Community College
36.37 miles away
John Tyler Community College
45.53 miles away
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
46.72 miles away
Eastern Shore Community College
48.05 miles away
Centura College - Richmond Westend
49.06 miles away
Tidewater Community College
52.6 miles away
Paul D Camp Community College
63.82 miles away
College of Southern Maryland
71.84 miles away
Wor-Wic Community College
82.82 miles away
Germanna Community College
84.24 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1973 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
10/01/2013 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,002
30k to 48k$6,799
48k to 75k$7,704
75k to 110k$7,118
Over 110k--
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $138.00 $314.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first [...]

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates [...]

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited [...]

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
Rappahannock Community College
12745 College Drive
Glenns, VA 23149

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