Dabney S Lancaster Community College

Clifton Forge, VA 24422

Located in Clifton Forge, Virginia, Dabney S Lancaster Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 years to complete.

Dabney S Lancaster 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).

Dabney S Lancaster Community College's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,133 and fees $345. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,431 and $945 respectively.


Campus LocaleRural: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate68%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. LPN to ADN
  3. ADN

    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.

    Admission Requirements:

    • 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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 10
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 25

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Dabney S Lancaster Community College

Virginia Western Community College
39.7 miles away
Blue Ridge Community College
59.18 miles away
New River Community College
67.27 miles away
New River Community and Technical College
70.14 miles away
Patrick Henry Community College
74.21 miles away
Mercer County Technical Education Center
75.33 miles away
Piedmont Virginia Community College
75.72 miles away
Fred W Eberle Technical Center
84.57 miles away
Wytheville Community College
89.18 miles away
Danville Community College
89.47 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
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



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$4,674
30k to 48k$5,495
48k to 75k$7,090
75k to 110k$9,890
Over 110k$10,522
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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 $138.00 $314.00

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
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first [...]

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates [...]

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited [...]

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
Dabney S Lancaster Community College
1000 Dabney Drive
Clifton Forge, VA 24422

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