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Germanna Community College

Germanna Community College is an Associate's college with 7379 students located in Locust Grove, VA.

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions


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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 7,379
Gender 39% Male / 61% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 32% Full Time / 68% Part Time
Geography 99% In State / 1% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 36% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 67%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 4%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 8%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 16%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%


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Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: reduced course load remedial instruction tutoring study skills assistance
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates personal counseling placement services for graduates veteran's counselor financial aid counseling
  • Facilities: art exhibits, local history collection
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): accelerated program double major dual enrollment of high school students independent study english as a second language (esl) internships liberal arts/career combination
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (73%), Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (14%), Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other (4%), Computer and Information Sciences (3%), Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (1%), Engineering (1%)

Majors Offered


A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

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Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.


Any instructional program in business and administration not listed above.


A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

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Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.


A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership.

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Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

A program focusing on the theory and practice of fires and fire-fighting. Includes instruction in fire chemistry and physics, combustible materials, computer science, building construction, fire codes and related laws, fire hydraulics, fire command, fire prevention/inspection, fire protection systems, fire suppression systems, fire/arson investigation, occupational safety, equipment operation, emergency medicine and communications.

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Control and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may include fire prevention, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, search and rescue, and disaster assistance.
Fire Inspectors and Investigators
Inspect buildings to detect fire hazards and enforce local ordinances and State laws, or investigate and gather facts to determine cause of fires and explosions.
Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists
Enforce fire regulations, inspect forest for fire hazards and recommend forest fire prevention or control measures. May report forest fires and weather conditions.


A general program that focuses on computing, computer science, and information science and systems. Such programs are undifferentiated as to title and content and are not to be confused with specific programs in computer science, information science, or related support services.

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Computer and Information Systems Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
Computer and Information Research Scientists
Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.
Computer Systems Analysts
Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.
Database Administrators
Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.
Computer Network Architects
Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
Computer Occupations, All Other
All computer occupations not listed separately.
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in computer science. May specialize in a field of computer science, such as the design and function of computers or operations and research analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to solve a wide variety of practical problems in industry, social organization, public works, and commerce. Includes instruction in undifferentiated and individualized programs in engineering.

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Architectural and Engineering Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.
Engineers, All Other
All engineers not listed separately.
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of industrial engineers and managers. Includes instruction in optimization theory, human factors, organizational behavior, industrial processes, industrial planning procedures, computer applications, and report and presentation preparation.

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Industrial Engineering Technicians
Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries for purposes such as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.


A program that prepares individuals to be primary providers of home, family, residential, or institutional-based child care services. Includes instruction in child growth and development, nutrition, recreation, planning and supervision of play and learning activities, child abuse and neglect prevention, parent-child relationships, and applicable legal and administrative requirements.

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Childcare Workers
Attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.

Administration & Faculty

President David A. Sam
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 87
Student : Faculty Ratio 24 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 24 : 75
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

AP Test Credit Information

Test Name Minimum Score Equivalent Course (s) Credits
AP Art History 3.0 ART 101-102 6.0
AP Biology 3.0 BIO 101-102 6.0
AP Calculus AB 3.0 MTH 173 5.0
AP Calculus BC 3.0 MTH 173-174 10.0
AP Chemistry 3.0 CHM 111-112 8.0
AP Chinese Language and Culture 3.0 201-202 6.0
AP Comparative Government and Politics 3.0 PLS EEE 3.0
AP Computer Science A 3.0 CSC 201 Pass / No Credit
AP English Language and Composition 3.0 ENG 111-112 6.0
AP English Literature and Composition 3.0 ENG 111-112 6.0
AP Environmental Science 3.0 ENV 136 3.0
AP European History 3.0 HIS 101-102 6.0
AP French Language and Culture 3.0 201-202 6.0
AP German Language and Culture 3.0 201-202 6.0
AP Human Geography 3.0 GEO 210 3.0
AP Italian Language and Culture 3.0 201-202 6.0
AP Macroeconomics 3.0 ECO 201 3.0
AP Microeconomics 3.0 ECO 202 3.0
AP Physics B 3.0 PHY 201-202 8.0
AP Psychology 3.0 PSY 200 3.0
AP Spanish Language and Culture 3.0 201-202 6.0
AP Statistics 3.0 MTH 240 3.0
AP United States Government and Politics 3.0 PLS 211 3.0
AP United States History 3.0 HIS 121-122 6.0
AP World History 3.0 HIS 111-112 6.0




Selectivity Score: 22/100

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Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $6,492 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $5,502
$30K-$48K $6,504
$48K-$75K $7,739
$75K-$110K $9,985
$110K+ $10,402

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $3,675, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.


On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $3,675 Same as On-Campus
Fees $495 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $7,260
Books $1,400 $1,400
Total (before financial aid) $5,570 $12,830


On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $8,973 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,035 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $7,260
Books $1,400 $1,400
Total (before financial aid) $11,408 $18,668

Students Receiving Aid

41% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 13% $4,271
Federal Scholarships/Grants 36% $3,967
Institutional Grants 6% $1,265
Other Federal Grants 3% $226
Pell Grants 36% $3,946
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 27% $741
Student Loans 13% $4,271

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

22% of students graduated in six years.

61% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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