Virginia s Community Colleges: Opportunity Begins Here
A college education is essential for success in the 21st century. For individuals, it is a credential necessary to access the jobs and opportunities that will lead to a better life. For the commonwealth, and its communities, it is a precondition for competing and succeeding in the world-wide competition for talent and innovation. With 23 colleges on 40 campuses located throughout the state, the mission of the Virginia Community Colleges is to Give everyone the opportunity to learn and develop the right skills so lives and communities are strengthened . VCCS is committed to serving Virginia families, helping them acquire the knowledge and skills to seize the opportunities of today and tomorrow.