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Welcome to Vance-Granville Community College, where we “educate, inspire, and support a diverse community of learners to achieve professional and personal success”. We are here to support your career goals and aspirations, respond to your business needs, partner for community economic development, and generally work with our communities for the enrichment of us all.

VGCC has “something for everyone” with 40+ programs leading to a variety of career fields. We offer short-term job-specific training, degrees, apprenticeships, and four-year college and university transfer programs. Our faculty and staff are committed to helping our students achieve excellent outcomes as we support the workforce of today and tomorrow.

On behalf of the faculty and staff at VGCC, I invite you to join us in being Vanguards – leading the way in new thinking and in new possibilities.

Rachel M. Desmarais, Ph.D.
President of Vance-Granville Community College