Blue Ridge Community College
Weyers Cave, VA 24486
Blue Ridge Community College is one of the 24 public 2-year colleges in Virginia. Its campus is small in size and located in the rural town of Weyers Cave. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
Every year 31% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
BRCC's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $4,253, and fees were $999. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,551 and $1,629 respectively.
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Student to Faculty Ratio21:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The program is conditionally approved by the State Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
The program is offered in a combination of classroom theoretical instruction and clinical practice experience opportunities in a range of healthcare facilities.
Graduates from the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination to become licensed Registered Nurses.
Students who are not directly accepted into the clinical part of the nursing program will be enrolled in the pre-nursing curriculum affording those intending to be admitted to the nursing program a chance to complete as many of the general education courses and pre-requisites for the clinical section.
Admission to the clinical part of the nursing program is competitive with students required to apply separately. LPNs entering the program are admitted in May while students with no nursing program enter the program in August. Priority is given to qualified residents from the Blue Ridge service area.
- High School diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Pre-requisite courses completed with a minimum of a ‘C’ grades
- Scores on the Nursing entrance examination
LPN’s applying for admission to the clinical component are required to present all the requirements of the regular admission criteria as well as an unencumbered current LPN license for the state of Virginia.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
07/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
02/01/1996 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$142/credit|
|In State Students||$142/credit|
|Out of State Students||$318/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 67% 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|
|Other Federal Grant||1%||$722|
|State Grant & Scholarships||26%||$984|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||11%||$1,531|
|Federal Student Loans||13%||$5,039|
$7,970Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,397|
|$30,001 to $48,000$7,504|
|$48,001 to $75,000$8,952|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,309|
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This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.