Rappahannock Community College (RCC) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of RCC.
As one of Virginia’s twenty-three community colleges, RCC is approved by the Virginia State Board for Community Colleges. The college’s two associate degrees—Arts and Sciences and Applied Science—are approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The associate of applied science degree in nursing (ADN program) and the certificate program in practical nursing (PN program) are approved by the Virginia State Board of Nursing.
The Associate Degree in Nursing Program at RCC is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN). Contact the ACEN (formerly NLNAC) at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326.
The college holds memberships in the American Association of Community Colleges, the American Council of Education, and the Association of Virginia Colleges, and is approved for listing in the U.S. Office of Education directories.
The EMS Programs, Basic and Advanced through Intermediate, are accredited by the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services.