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.
We are proud to serve our military-affiliated students and families.
We love our Culpeper County partners and residents.
We are Stafford County's community college.
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.
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.
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
- Culture of service
Students who start at Germanna stay at Germanna
We're proud to serve 12,000 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
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.
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
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.