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 Reading Area Community College 

Name: Reading Area Community College
President: Anna Weitz
City: Reading
State: PA
Type: Public
Campus Setting: Small City
Year Established: 1971

Governing Board Website

Reading Area Community College

Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2013 IPEDS Data

2013 Fall Enrollment
Total: 4,538
Part Time: 78%
Full Time: 22%

Male: 37%
Female: 63%

African American/Black: 12.7%
American Indian/Alaskan Native: 0.3%
Asian: 1.7%
Hispanic/Latino: 28.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
Two or more races: 2.2%
Unknown: 1.4%
White: 53.3%

Reading Area Community College President

Anna Weitz

Reading Area Community College Board Chair

Edwin Stock
Board Chair

Quote from the President

"Reading Area Community College (RACC) is truly positioned as the community’s college, and we strive to meet the various and changing needs of individuals and businesses throughout the Greater Reading area. Whether attending college for the first time, retraining for a new career, or enhancing existing skills, RACC provides opportunity with tremendous value."

Interesting Facts

  • With more than 30 associate degree programs, RACC is the right choice for students to begin their college careers. Dual admissions and articulation agreements with numerous schools make transferring to a bachelor degree program a seamless process.
  • RACC is also the best choice for students who are seeking a career in two years or less. Several career training options are designed to prepare students to enter the workforce immediately after completion of the program, requiring as little as six weeks to six months. Additionally these programs offer an excellent pathway into career-related associate degree programs at the college.
  • RACC’s Schmidt Training and Technology Center (STTC) is a state-of-the-art regional facility offering nationally-recognized certifications and degree programs in advanced manufacturing. In addition to educational options for individual students, STTC offers customized training to meet the needs of area employers.
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