Germanna Community College

Locust Grove, VA 22508

Germanna Community College (GCC) is located in Locust Grove, Virginia. GCC was established back in 1970 and it now serves over 13,000 students. This school has many students taking both credit and non-credit courses. As a part of the Virginia Community College System, GCC holds itself to a very high academic standard. Students are able to earn associate’s degrees, certificates, and diplomas at this school. GCC is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

The GCC nursing programs give students the chance to earn associate’s degrees in nursing or to pursue certificates in practical nursing. Students will be able to seek advanced standing in the RN program if they have already obtained LPN status as well. The GCC nursing program gives students access to a robust virtual hospital. Students will be able to hone their nursing skills using the human patient simulators. The associate’s degree in nursing program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).


Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 0 0
Associate's degree 11 88
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 10
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.9%
  • NCLEX-PN: 89.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1972 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1976 - Current



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$143/credit
In State Students$143/credit
Out of State Students$319/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 $6,435 $6,435 $14,355
ADN 70 $10,010 $10,010 $22,330
BSN 125 $17,875 $17,875 $39,875
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, 54% of Germanna 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 32% $4,209
Other Federal Grant -- $1,851
State Grant & Scholarships 26% $934
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 5% $1,330
Federal Student Loans 14% $4,662
Private Loans 1% $4,008


Average Net Price/year
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$6,345
$30,001 to $48,000$6,652
$48,001 to $75,000$8,369
$75,001 to $110,000$10,526
Over $110,000$11,328

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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 of ...

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 nursing ...

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: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.

Germanna Community College
2130 Germanna Hwy
Locust Grove, VA 22508

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