Blue Ridge Community College

Flat Rock, NC 28731
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Blue Ridge Community College is one of the sixty public 2-year colleges in North Carolina. The campus is located in a suburb, in Flat Rock.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,122 students attend the school. Every year 32% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Blue Ridge Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,432, and fees were $169. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,576 and $169 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students2,122
Student to Faculty Ratio7:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 27
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.4%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1973 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$76/credit
In State Students$76/credit
Out of State Students$268/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $3,420 $3,420 $12,060
ADN 70 $5,320 $5,320 $18,760
BSN 125 $9,500 $9,500 $33,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 74% of Blue Ridge Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 54% $4,227
Other Federal Grant 2% $500
State Grant & Scholarships 27% $1,551
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 16% $2,075
Federal Student Loans 16% $5,651
Private Loans -- $5,000

$7,805

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,186
$30,001 to $48,000$7,847
$48,001 to $75,000$8,650
$75,001 to $110,000$10,770
Over $110,000$12,725

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Student Population

2,122

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,128

Women

994

Men

32%

Full-time

68%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
76%
Hispanic
11%
Race/ethnicity unknown
6%
Black/African American
4%
Asian
2%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
Two or more races
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.

Blue Ridge Community College
180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
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