Colleges

There are many well established private and public institutions within driving distance of Caroline County. Residents and employers alike looking at Caroline County have the opportunity to be served by 5 4-year institutions. Few localities in Virginia have such access to colleges and universities in the state. In addition to bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees offered by the 4-year institutions, the community colleges offer certificates or degrees as well as participate in state sponsored industrial training and specialized training programs to meet employer's needs.
  1. 2 Years
  2. 4 Years

Germanna Community College


2130 Germanna Highway
Locust Grove, VA 22508
Phone: 540-727-3000

Germanna Community College (GCC) is a 2-year college and offers work force development. GCC has several campuses, including the Locust Grove Campus and the Fredericksburg Area Campus. GCC is a member of the Virginia Community College System and offers two-year degrees for transfer to four year colleges as well as two-year technical degrees and certificate programs. Germanna Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate in Arts and Sciences and Associate in Applied Sciences degrees, as well as certificates and Career Studies certificates. In addition, the nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing and by the Virginia State Board of Nursing.

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Parham Road Campus


1651 E. Parham Road
Richmond, VA 23228

Downtown Campus
700 East Jackson Street
Richmond, VA  23219

Goochland Campus
1851 Dickinson Road
Goochland, VA  23063
Phone: 804-786-3316

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, which has 3 campuses, located in Richmond, Virginia, is a 2-year state institution of higher learning operating under a state-wide system of community colleges. The college serves those who live in the counties of Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Powhatan, and Louisa, and the City of Richmond. J. Sargeant Reynolds was established by the State Board for Community Colleges of Virginia and has been granted the authority by the Board to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degrees and certificates. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate degree. Additionally, certain other programs at the college have been accredited or approved by specialized agencies.

Rappahannock Community College (Warsaw)


  • Phone: 804-333-6700
Rappahannock Community College, has six distinct centers of learning to serve the students in our service area, which includes the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck regions of Virginia. Rappahannock Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree. The associate in applied science degree in nursing (RN program), offered in association with J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College is approved by the Virginia State Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League of Nursing.