Blue Ridge Community College
Weyers Cave, VA 24486
Located in Weyers Cave, Virginia, Blue Ridge Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.
The institution is part of Virginia Community College System that operates 10 campuses in Weyers Cave, Lynchburg, Clifton Forge, Danville, Melfa, Locust Grove, Richmond, Chester, Middletown, Big Stone Gap.
Blue Ridge Community 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 College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,133 and fees $999. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,431 and $1,599 respectively.
|Campus LocaleRural: Fringe|
|Student to Faculty Ratio18:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|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.
LPN to ADN
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Blue Ridge Community College as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Associate's degree||60|
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Blue Ridge Community College
Piedmont Virginia Community College
31.08 miles away
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College
54.95 miles away
Dabney S Lancaster Community College
59.18 miles away
Germanna Community College
63.12 miles away
Lord Fairfax Community College
63.55 miles away
Fred W Eberle Technical Center
85.43 miles away
Centura College - Richmond Westend
90.13 miles away
Virginia Western Community College
91 miles away
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
91.29 miles away
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
94.48 miles away
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 (Net Price)
$8,038Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$7,080|
|30k to 48k$7,241|
|48k to 75k$9,233|
|75k to 110k$11,979|
Financial Aid & Loan
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing