Reading Area Community College (RACC)

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  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: Setting: Type: Affiliation: Size: Website: On-Campus Housing Available: Parking Permit Required: Selectivity: In-State Tuition: Out-of-State Tuition: Retention Rate: Enrollment: Year Established:
Large Town Setting
Not applicable
Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Open Admissions

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


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

10/10 walk


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

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 23%
  • African American: 12%
  • Caucasian: 57%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian American Indian or Alaska native Asian Unknown and Other
Undergraduate 100% Graduate % Full-Time 14% Part-Time 86% International 0% Domestic 100%

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