We're your college

Established in 1970 as part of the Virginia Community College System, we are a comprehensive community college providing 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 and for online learners everywhere.

Military Friendly Gold Designation 2023-2024

We are proud to serve our military-affiliated students and families.

Best of Culpeper 2023

We love our Culpeper County partners and residents.

Best of Stafford 2022

We are Stafford County's community college.

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Welcome to Germanna Community College. I hope your visit to our website is just the first of many. We want to be your college of choice in meeting your education and training needs as well as serving as your cultural and community partner. Please visit us in person soon. I am so honored to welcome you to Germanna.
Dr. Janet Gullickson
Germanna President

Mission, vision, & values

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

Workforce and Technology Center at Germanna Community College


Germanna Community College is recognized as the region’s leader and preferred partner for providing excellence in accessible educational opportunities and related services to our communities. Our quality learning experiences enable students to participate effectively in the social, economic, political, intellectual, and cultural life of their communities. Germanna, a dynamic learning organization, is the premier gateway to personal and community development.

Smiling Germanna student at a hands-on learning site


Our values influence our thoughts, guide our decisions, mold our policies, and help determine our course of action. Student learning and success are at the heart of all that we do and are demonstrated by:

  • Passion for learning and teaching
  • Integrity
  • Culture of service
  • Excellence
  • Professionalism
  • Stewardship
  • Respect

Students who start at Germanna stay at Germanna

We're proud to serve 13,000 students annually through associate degree and certificate programs, workforce credentials, and apprenticeships.


of students attend Germanna part time


of students are under the age of 25


of full-time freshmen continue from fall to spring

Public information

You have the right to know about us. The following guidelines, policies, and notices are designed to support our students, faculty, staff, and community members.


We're accredited regionally

Consumer information

Important information for all students

Your privacy

We protect the privacy of your student records

You belong here

Germanna is open to learners of all ages, races, backgrounds, and abilities. You belong at Germanna.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

All identities, backgrounds, and perspectives are welcome, safe, and included

Truth & Reconciliation Strategic Plan

Germanna's plan to be an anti-racist college


Our commitment to nondiscrimination across college activities

Our history
Our locations

Facility Rentals

If you need dedicated space for planning, training, meetings, or company events, consider holding your next corporate event or training at one of our locations in Spotsylvania and Culpeper.

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