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Germanna Community College

Germanna Community College is one of the twenty-three community colleges in Virginia that comprise the Virginia Community College System. It is a two year public institution of higher education established in 1970. As a comprehensive community college, Germanna provides quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania and Stafford.

The College is governed by policies set by the State Board for Community Colleges with support and advice from the Germanna Community College Board. Primary funding for the College is provided by the state, supplemented by contributions from seven counties and one city and by student tuition.

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

As a public, comprehensive community college, Germanna provides accessible, high quality educational and training opportunities that address our communities’diverse and changing learning needs.

This Mission is achieved through:

courses, programs, and services that enable students to gain access to and succeed in higher education; associate degrees and courses that prepare students to advance and to succeed in four year colleges and universities; training and services to develop successful employees who meet employers’ specific needs; training, associate degrees, and certificates for students to enter and succeed in the workplace; and services and support for community and economic development

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Germanna Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award an Associate degree.

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Getting started

At Germanna Community College, we offer more than courses and degrees. Our caring and experienced faculty are here to help you succeed. Whatever you hope to achieve, chances are that you’ll find your start here.

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Are you Germanna ready?

The best way to prepare for college is to develop strong foundations in Math and English. Math, reading and writing skills are the building blocks for successful learning and understanding in all academic areas.

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Students may register in person at either the Locust Grove Campus or the Fredericksburg Area Campus for classes taught at either campus. Students may also register online via S.I.S. All students are encouraged to register for classes as early as possible.

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College Police Department

The Germanna Community College Police Department’s mission is to provide a safe and secure campus for our community. We believe that our role does not end there. We feel strongly that our community needs both to be safe and feel safe. The perception of safety contributes to the overall college experience, facilitates teaching and learning, and supports the mission of Germanna Community College to educate the next leaders of the Commonwealth and our nation.

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