New Kent County, Virginia  Economic Development Authority

Higher Education

Bridging Communities Regional Technical Center

The mission of the Bridging Communities Regional Career & Technical Center, represented by Charles City, King & Queen, King William, Middlesex, and New Kent Counties, is to provide high school students with academically challenging and specialized technical education skills and training whereby students may earn industry certifications and can follow pathways to the workforce, specialized trade programs, community college, or four-year institutions.

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Rappahannock Community College

Rappahannock Community College is proud to serve the residents of New Kent County with our newest site — located at 11825 New Kent Highway. There you can begin your nursing, HVAC, engineering degrees, or take core college classes that can transfer to over 30 four-year universities in Virginia. We’re also happy to have our brand new Diesel program at our New Kent Site. For more information about our New Kent Site, programs and course offerings, please visit our website at — for information about all of our programs, both online and at our four other locations, visit us at

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Higher Education Nearby

Within an easy commute of New Kent County, Virginia are four community colleges, one junior college and thirteen universities: