Halifax Community College

Weldon, NC 27890

Halifax Community College is located in Weldon, North Carolina and is part of the North Carolina Community College System. Halifax was established back in 1967 and is among the oldest community colleges in North Carolina. It is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges and it offers many associate’s degree programs. There are also a large number of continuing education programs at this school for the community to take part in. It is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Students can even take advantage of various transfer opportunities when they choose to attend this school.

The Halifax Community College nursing program offers students practical nursing courses or they can pursue becoming registered nurses on the associate’s degree in nursing path. There are options for current LPNs to transfer to the RN program as well. This program has the approval of the North Carolina Board of Nursing. The curriculum is varied, and all of the instructors are very knowledgeable. Nursing students who graduate from this school go on to find success in their field with relative ease.


Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 7
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 7
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 88.2%
  • NCLEX-PN: 73.9%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1975 - 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$76/credit
In State Students$76/credit
Out of State Students$268/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 $3,420 $3,420 $12,060
ADN 70 $5,320 $5,320 $18,760
BSN 125 $9,500 $9,500 $33,500
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, 71% of Halifax 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 66% $4,913
Other Federal Grant 7% $467
State Grant & Scholarships 17% $1,690
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 5% $1,326
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans 1% $4,950


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$3,115
$30,001 to $48,000$2,512
$48,001 to $75,000$3,956
$75,001 to $110,000$3,825
Over $110,000--

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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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.

Halifax Community College
100 College Drive
Weldon, NC 27890

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