Patrick Henry Community College

Nursing Programs

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.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 85.1%
Average number of students tested annually: 41
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Patrick Henry Community College as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 38 92.11 74.97
2011 48 85.4 87.83
2010 36 77.78 86.26
2009 31 80.65 87.33
2008 47 87.2 84.97
2007 40 95.5 82.16
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 88.03%
Average number of students tested annually: 15
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Patrick Henry Community College as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 20 85 74.97
2011 24 79.1 87.83
2010 1 100 86.26
2009 21 85.71 87.33
2008 18 100 84.97
What is this?

Accreditations

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

Overview

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

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost

$5,834

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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Financial Aid & Loan

53%

Recipients

$3,783

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

46%

Recipients

$3,580

Average Amount

Pell grants

0%

Recipients

$0

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

2,405

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,417

Women

988

Men

50%

Full-time

50%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
69%
Black/African American
19%
Hispanic
7%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Patrick Henry Community College
645 Patriot Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112
(276) 656-0311
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