Reading Area Community College (RACC)

Reading, PA

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Reading Area Community College

Reading Area Community College

Reading Area Community College Student Essentials

Reading Area Community College Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.racc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $7,380
Out-of-State Tuition: $10,350
Retention Rate: 48%
Enrollment: 7,383
Year Established: 1971

About RACC

Students in Berks County, near Reading, Pennsylvania, are lucky to have a school like Reading Area Community College, which is dedicated to guiding its students in earning a certificate or associate degree in two years.

Some of the certificate programs allow students to work solely in online courses. Other online courses are six weeks long and teach a new skill.

Fields of study include Accounting, Computer Technology, Culinary Arts, Legal Secretary, Medical Transcriptionist, Website Development, Medical Laboratory Technician, Nursing, Communications, Early Childhood Education and many more.

If your goal is to eventually attend a four-year university, there is a transfer center at Reading Area Community College that helps students meet university requirements and has the resources to transfer with success. Other student life services include student government, a leadership program, academic advising, tutoring, and an assessment center.

The career center has job opportunities, career fairs, on-campus recruiting, a career library, career counseling, and career development courses that will teach students to write resumes, interviewing skills, and other important skills.

Special scholarships for eligible RACC students include the Foundation for Reading Area Community College scholarship, American Sign Language scholarship, and Townsend Press reading contest, which awards $100 per 10 books that students read.

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RACC Map & Location

Reading Area Community College
10 S Second St
Reading, PA 19603


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Getting Around RACC

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Reading, PA

Winter
Dec
43
27
Jan
38
22
Feb
42
24
Spring
Mar
51
32
Apr
63
41
May
73
51
Summer
Jun
82
61
Jul
86
65
Aug
84
64
Fall
Sep
77
56
Oct
66
44
Nov
54
36

RACC Students

Total Students 7,383

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 23%
  • African American: 12%
  • Caucasian: 57%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 23%
African American 12%
Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 14%
Part-Time 86%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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Reading Area Community College

Reading Area Community College

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