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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. The College serves the residents of 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.


Who We Are: Mission, Vision, Values

Germanna Community College Service Area by CountyGermanna Community College is a public institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System. 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.

Who We Are: Mission, Vision and Values


Accreditation Statement

SACSCOC Accreditation Logo Germanna Community College is institutionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award an Associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Germanna Community College.

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History of Germanna

Germanna Community College takes its name from a group of settlers at Germanna Ford on the Rapidan, where in 1714, Governor Alexander Spotswood established a frontier fort and settlement for the German miners and their families.

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