New River Community College
New River Community College is one of the twenty-four public 2-year colleges in Virginia. The campus is located in Dublin town.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,626 students attend the school. Every year 30% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
New River Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,253, and fees were $332. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,551 and $962 respectively.
|Campus LocaleFringe Town|
|Number of Students4,626|
|Student to Faculty Ratio33:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Applicants to the program are admitted in August. Applicants to the program are advised to apply early as enrollment is limited. The deadline for complete applications is the 15th of March, and the 1st of Math for applicants wishing to take the TEAS at New River.
- College application
- Nursing program application
- High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Attendance at general information session
- Pre-requisite science courses completed before the 15th of March
- Scores for placement test for Math, writing and reading comprehension
- Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
- TEAS scores
Applicants accepted into the program will be required to submit to a criminal background check and urine drug screening as a pre-requisite to taking part in clinical components. Students will also be required to complete and submit a health form including all required immunizations, submit proof of current CPR certification for Health Care providers from the American Heart Association or Professional Rescuers from the Red Cross. The college also advises that students carry insurance covering malpractice and accidents.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||14|
Nursing schools located within 72 miles radius of New River Community College
Wytheville Community College
23 miles away
Mercer County Technical Education Center
29 miles away
Virginia Western Community College
41 miles away
Surry Community College
50 miles away
New River Community and Technical College
52 miles away
Patrick Henry Community College
52 miles away
Southwest Virginia Community College
61 miles away
Dabney S Lancaster Community College
67 miles away
Rockingham Community College
72 miles away
Wilkes Community College
72 miles away
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1972 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$142/credit|
|In State Students||$142/credit|
|Out of State Students||$318/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 76% of New River Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||9%||$467|
|State Grant & Scholarships||48%||$1,262|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||15%||$1,520|
|Federal Student Loans||15%||$4,318|
$6,810Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$5,534|
|$30,001 to $48,000$5,684|
|$48,001 to $75,000$7,373|
|$75,001 to $110,000$10,694|
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- Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia
- Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award
- American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship
- Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship
- Genevieve Saran Richmond Award
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.