Patrick Henry Community College

Martinsville, VA 24112

Located in Martinsville, Virginia, Patrick Henry Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 years to complete.

Patrick Henry has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Patrick Henry's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,133 and fees $340. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,431 and $939 respectively.


Campus LocaleRural: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. ADN

    The programs accept applications twice a year with priority given to the best qualified applicants who are also residents of the college service area. Applicants who are not accepted in an application period are able to reapply in the next period.

    Admission Requirements:

    • Apply and be accepted by the college
    • Complete application for the nursing program
    • High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
    • Official transcripts for all secondary level course work and college level coursework (if applicable)
    • Complete Compass Test
    • Complete pre-requisite math and science courses
    • Cumulative grade point average of 2.5 for all college level course work including general education prerequisites
    • Pre-Nursing Admission Exam (HESI or equivalent)

    Students accepted in to the program are required to submit to mandatory criminal background check and drug screening.

    LPNs who have graduated from an accredited school and hold a current unencumbered license are eligible to be considered for advanced placement.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 14
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 46

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Patrick Henry Community College

Rockingham Community College
24.91 miles away
Danville Community College
28.25 miles away
Virginia Western Community College
35.51 miles away
Guilford Technical Community College
51.22 miles away
Forsyth Technical Community College
51.31 miles away
New River Community College
52.12 miles away
Surry Community College
52.87 miles away
Piedmont Community College
53.71 miles away
Alamance Community College
54.42 miles away
Davidson County Community College
62.66 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1972 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1992 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$5,535
30k to 48k$5,746
48k to 75k$7,018
75k to 110k$10,120
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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
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien

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
Patrick Henry Community College
645 Patriot Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112

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