Vance Granville Community College is a 2-year community college located in North Carolina that serves Vance, Warren, Franklin and Granville Counties. VGCC was founded as Vance County Technical Institute in 1969 by the North Carolina General Assembly. VGCC is one of the North Carolina Community College System’s 58 schools. VGCC’s main campus is located in Vance County between the towns of Henderson and Oxford. VGCC offers educational services that develop students' life and academic skills and prepare them for entry into the workforce. The educational and training programs offered by VGCC promote the social, cultural and intellectual development of its students. VGCC strives to maximize the success of its students in courses, programs, and the workforce, and insures that graduates are equipped with the critical thinking, communication, occupational and reasoning skills that are necessary for success in the professional world, and that they are prepared to become responsible members of society.
The academic programs offered at VGCC lead to certificates, diplomas and degrees. VGCC offers distance education courses, and is one of the leaders in North Carolina in providing individual online courses and degree programs that can be completed entirely online.