Reading Area Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

10 South Second Street

PO Box 1706

Reading, PA 19603-1706

(610) 607-6224

(800) 626-1665

Fax: (610) 607-6238



Contact: Maria Mitchell

Associate Vice-President, Enrollment Management/Student Services
Main Address

10 South Second Street

Reading, PA 19603

(610) 372-4721

www.racc.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,250

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing, radiology, respiratory therapy and clinical portion of medical laboratory technician program. Interview, science background considered.


College Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A
Entrepreneurial Studies A,C
Human Resources Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Management Information Systems A
Office Clerical Services A,C
Office Management A
Operations Management A
Tourism/Travel Services A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A
Computer Programming – General A
Data Processing Technology A

Education

Business Teacher Education A
Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A
Elementary Education A
Junior High Education A
Secondary Education A

Engineering

Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science A
Health Services – General A
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A,C
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Respiratory Therapy A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A

Psychology

Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration A
Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Criminology A
Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Reading Area Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(610) 372-4721
Website:www.racc.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.racc.edu
Address:10 S Second St, Reading, PA 19603-1706
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,117
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,179 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$9,120
Out-of-state Tuition:$10,050
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:87%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,211

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Reading Area Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Reading Area Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services35
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services12
Construction Trades1
Education3
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences32
Health Professions and Related Programs58
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services11
Physical Sciences11
Precision Production1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2
Science Technologies/Technicians11
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total2042

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Reading Area Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences1
Grand total16

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Reading Area Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,120
Out-of-state$10,050
Books and supplies$1,800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid27187%
Grant or scholarship aid27187%$5,211
Student loan aid10835%$5,033

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,47961%$7,405
Federal student loans1,56538%$5,788

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Reading Area Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Reading Area Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Reading Area Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment4,117
Undergraduate enrollment4,117
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Reading Area Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs

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