Nash Community College

Rocky Mount, NC 27804
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Nash Community College (NCC) is located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. NCC was established back in 1967. This public two-year community college has a completely open admissions policy. It serves thousands of students annually and over 12,000 citizens participated in the various programs at the school during the 2017-2018 school year. There are 99 different academic programs including associate’s degrees, certificates, and diplomas. NCC even has transfer options to various four-year universities, making it possible for students to continue their educational pursuits upon graduation. With a large number of options available to all students, it is easy to find the right career path when attending this school.

The nursing program at NCC offers students the practical nursing path when they wish to become licensed practical nurses (LPN) or the associate’s degree in nursing path for those who want to become registered nurses (RN). All courses are designed to help nurses gain knowledge gradually while also gaining practical experience. This nursing program has the full approval of the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students2,966
Student to Faculty Ratio25:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate54%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 23
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 6
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 77.2%
  • NCLEX-RN: 82.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1976 - 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$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, 79% of Nash 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 64% $4,197
Other Federal Grant -- $500
State Grant & Scholarships 18% $1,302
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 13% $873
Federal Student Loans 19% $4,115
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
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$6,605
$30,001 to $48,000$6,621
$48,001 to $75,000$6,554
$75,001 to $110,000$6,613
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: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.
Nash Community College
522 N. Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

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