Dabney S Lancaster Community College
Dabney S Lancaster Community College is one of the twenty-four public 2-year colleges in Virginia. The campus is located in a rural area, in Clifton Forge.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,260 students attend the school. Every year 34% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Dabney S Lancaster Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,253, and fees were $360. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,551 and $990 respectively.
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Number of Students1,260|
|Student to Faculty Ratio19:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The Dabney S Lancaster Community College Nursing program is approved by the Virginia State Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
- High School Diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Pre-requisite courses with a ‘C’ grade or higher
- Transcripts for all college level coursework if applicable or high school transcripts
- Nursing Program Application Form
- Nursing Entrance Exam
- Placement Test Scores
Students will be accepted into the program on a ranking system according to the prerequisite courses completed and GPA. Students who meet the requirements for admission are required to complete the health assessment including tuberculin test and immunization series. Students accepted to the program will need to submit to drug screening after nursing orientation.
Students will need to show proof of CPR certification for health care providers and criminal background check if required.
Applications for admission into the nursing program are accepted on the first Monday of January for enrollment in the fall semester. Applications will be accepted until the class quota is filled.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||8|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
07/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
01/01/1990 - 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, 89% of Dabney S Lancaster 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||15%||$274|
|State Grant & Scholarships||41%||$1,375|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||35%||$1,629|
|Federal Student Loans||25%||$3,664|
$5,906Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$4,621|
|$30,001 to $48,000$5,322|
|$48,001 to $75,000$6,780|
|$75,001 to $110,000$9,063|
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Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia
- Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award
- American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship
- Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship
- Genevieve Saran Richmond Award
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.