Reading Area Community College

Reading, PA

Reading Area Community College

Reading, PA

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,577
Declined
Total Received 1,577
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Public

4,090

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Reading Area Community College, founded in 1971, is a public, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Reading, Pennsylvania.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,090
Established in 1971
Coeducational Coeducational

10-acre campus in Reading (population: 88,423). Served by air; major airport serves Allentown (40 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Reading Municipal

Reading Area Community College
10 South Second Street, Box 1706
Reading, PA
19603-1706

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Environment Club
  • Legacy Organization
  • Multicultural/International Club
  • RACC Olympics

Top Events

  • Spring Fling
  • International Festival
  • Welcome Week Picnics
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes

Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,577
Declined
Total Received 1,577

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
academic GPA
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Accounting and Business/Management
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
General Studies
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Physical Sciences
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

4,090

total students

99.7%

in-state

0.3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

4,090
students

Female
62%
2,533

Male
38%
1,557

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

22%

936
students

Female
58%
541

Male
42%
395

78%

3,154
students

Female
64%
1,992

Male
36%
1,162

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Student Break-down

11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
31%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Not Reported

Transfer students enrolled

-

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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