The Rappahannock Community College Nursing Program is Ranked First
among Virginia’s Colleges and Universities.
The RCC associate degree nursing program is now the highest rated among
all collegiate-based programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia, according
to the website registerednursing.org. This ranking puts RCC ahead of the
nursing programs at Radford, JMU, Liberty, and other four-year programs.
Standings are based in large part on the percentage of graduates from each
program who go on to pass the state licensed test to become a registered
nurse. RCC’s total score was 96.85 out of 100.
Rappahannock Community College, established in 1971, is a part of the
Virginia Community College System and serves Virginia’s Northern Neck,
Middle Peninsula, and surrounding areas. Named the “Best College to Work
For” in 2015 and 2016, RCC is home to multiple associate degrees and
certificate programs, as well as robust and varied Workforce offerings.