Piedmont Virginia Community College

Charlottesville, VA 22902

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

Piedmont Virginia 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).

Piedmont Virginia Community College's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,163 and fees $395. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,461 and $995 respectively.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. ADN

    The Piedmont Virginia Community College ADN program offers a curriculum that can serve as a foundation for those students seeking to pursue a higher degree.

    Applicants can enter the program for admission in the day or the evening & weekend study option. Students enrolled in the second option may be assigned to clinical over the course of one evening, Saturdays or Sundays.

    Admissions Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or GED equivalency certificate
    • Proof of algebra, reading and writing competency
    • Proof of competency in science (Science grade point average of 2.0)
    • TEAS  Exam
    • Statement  of interest in nursing

    Admission to the nursing program will be considered through a ranking system that will take into consideration all prerequisites for the Nursing program. Priority is given to students who are residents in the college’s service area: Buckingham, Albemarle, Louisa, Fluvanna, Charlottesville, Nelson and Greene.

    The college will maintain a waiting list of qualified applicant only until the first week of August with applicants not admitted into the program required to reapply for admission in subsequent years.

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 19
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 79

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Piedmont Virginia Community College

Blue Ridge Community College
31.08 miles away
Germanna Community College
45.89 miles away
Centura College - Richmond Westend
59.38 miles away
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
60.74 miles away
Lord Fairfax Community College
72.01 miles away
John Tyler Community College
74.4 miles away
Dabney S Lancaster Community College
75.72 miles away
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College
77.65 miles away
Southside Virginia Community College
86.39 miles away
Northern Virginia Community College
88.38 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1974 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1982 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$5,677
30k to 48k$6,248
48k to 75k$7,078
75k to 110k$10,332
Over 110k$11,330
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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 $139.00 $315.00

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
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
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: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
Piedmont Virginia Community College
501 College Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22902

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