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 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.