Piedmont Virginia Community College

Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Piedmont Virginia Community College is one of the 24 public 2-year colleges in Virginia. Its campus is medium in size and located in a suburb in Charlottesville. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 31% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Piedmont Virginia Community College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $4,283, and fees were $395. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,581 and $1,025 respectively.


Campus LocaleSmall Suburb
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate69%

Nursing Programs Offered

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 (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 70
Certificate 0 0
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 18
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 83.9%
  • NCLEX-PN: 79.6%

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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
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$143/credit
In State Students$143/credit
Out of State Students$319/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $6,435 $6,435 $14,355
ADN 70 $10,010 $10,010 $22,330
BSN 125 $17,875 $17,875 $39,875
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 60% of Piedmont Virginia Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 37% $4,174
Other Federal Grant 13% $240
State Grant & Scholarships 18% $1,945
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 6% $2,447
Federal Student Loans 13% $4,087
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,448
$30,001 to $48,000$6,889
$48,001 to $75,000$8,320
$75,001 to $110,000$11,597
Over $110,000$11,798

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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 of ...

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 nursing ...

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 (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.

Piedmont Virginia Community College
501 College Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22902

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