Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Martinsburg, WV 25403

Located in Martinsburg, West Virginia, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 years to complete.

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $288 and fees $3,576. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $624 and $6,360 respectively.


Campus LocaleRural: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN to ADN
  2. ADN

    Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Associate of Science Degree in Nursing prepares students to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses to become professional care givers.

    The program runs on a limited admission basis admitting 24 qualified candidates in the fall and spring semesters. The number of students admitted into the program is monitored by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Nurses.

    The program gives priority to students with the highest academic scores because of the competitive nature of admission to the academically rigorous program.

    Admissions Requirements:

    • Complete Application documents to be registered at Blue Ridge
    • Official high school transcripts or GED equivalency certificate
    • Official transcripts for all college level course work
    • TEAS V scores
    • Complete (or plan to complete) all pre-requisite courses

    Admission to the program will be based on academic records and overall GPA. All applicants need to complete all pre-requisite courses with a minimum of a ‘C’ grade and an overall cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.

    Applicants will be notified of the status of their admission by letter. The school does not maintain a waiting list with the list of applicants dissolved on the first day of the semester.

    Applicants accepted into the program will be required to submit to a criminal background check as students convicted of a felony or misdemeanor may be denied the opportunity to be licensed. 


Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 44

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Hagerstown Community College
22.3 miles away
Lord Fairfax Community College
31.13 miles away
Frederick Community College
31.21 miles away
Allegany College of Maryland
41.45 miles away
Montgomery College
50.82 miles away
Everest College - McLean
53.93 miles away
Carroll Community College
54.3 miles away
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College
55.62 miles away
Northern Virginia Community College
58.48 miles away
Howard Community College
62.05 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/2005 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1981 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$7,169
30k to 48k$5,510
48k to 75k$9,128
75k to 110k$11,944
Over 110k$12,063
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $161.00 $291.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
13650 Apple Harvest Drive
Martinsburg, WV 25403

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