New River Community College

Dublin, VA 24084

Located in Dublin, Virginia, New River 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.

New River 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).

New River Community College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,132 and fees $332. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,430 and $932 respectively.


Campus LocaleTown: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio30:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. LPN to ADN
  3. ADN

    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.

    Admission Requirements

    • 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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 0
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 22
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 38

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from New River Community College

Wytheville Community College
23.02 miles away
Mercer County Technical Education Center
28.53 miles away
Virginia Western Community College
40.93 miles away
Surry Community College
49.79 miles away
New River Community and Technical College
51.7 miles away
Patrick Henry Community College
52.12 miles away
Southwest Virginia Community College
61.03 miles away
Dabney S Lancaster Community College
67.27 miles away
Rockingham Community College
71.68 miles away
Wilkes Community College
72.15 miles away


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



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$5,787
30k to 48k$6,350
48k to 75k$8,290
75k to 110k$10,955
Over 110k$11,544
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $138.00 $314.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
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: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
New River Community College
5251 College Drive
Dublin, VA 24084

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