Lord Fairfax Community College

Middletown, VA 22645

Located in Middletown, Virginia, Lord Fairfax 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.

Lord Fairfax 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).

Lord Fairfax Community College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,133 and fees $374. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,431 and $974 respectively.


Campus LocaleRural: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate66%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN

    The Lord Fairfax Community College offers a four semester ADN program designed to prepare students to offer direct patient care as entry level practitioners in the nursing profession.

    Students who graduate from the program will be awarded the AAS degree and are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination.

    The ADN curriculum offers a combination theoretical and practical instruction allowing students to transfer credits for baccalaureate level work with maximum ease.  

    Admission Requirements:

    • College Application
    • Nursing Application
    • Placement tests covering Math, Comprehension and Writing skills
    • High School diploma or GED equivalency certificate
    • A minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.5
    • Evidence for IT competence
    • TEAS admission exams

    Applicants need to meet all admission requirements to be eligible for consideration to the program.The selection committee will make the final admission decision.

    Applicants accepted in to the program will be required to submit physical history and examination, complete necessary immunization series, current CPR certification for health care providers from the American Heart Association and complete criminal background check including fingerprinting and drug screening required by affiliated clinical agencies and the licensing body.  

  2. LPN
  3. LPN to ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 0
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 11
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 58

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Lord Fairfax Community College

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
31.13 miles away
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College
35.74 miles away
Allegany College of Maryland
49.22 miles away
Hagerstown Community College
52.1 miles away
Germanna Community College
52.62 miles away
Frederick Community College
53.75 miles away
Everest College - McLean
55.9 miles away
Northern Virginia Community College
57.08 miles away
Montgomery College
59.54 miles away
Blue Ridge Community College
63.55 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1972 - Current



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Cost (Net Price)


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$5,588
30k to 48k$6,239
48k to 75k$7,291
75k to 110k$10,283
Over 110k$10,863
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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

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
Lord Fairfax Community College
173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645

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