Piedmont Virginia Community College
Piedmont Virginia Community College is one of the twenty-four public 2-year colleges in Virginia. The campus is located in a suburb, in Charlottesville.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 5,608 students attend the school. Every year 31% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Piedmont Virginia Community College's in-state tuition for the 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|
|Number of Students5,608|
|Student to Faculty Ratio20:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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.
- 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|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||2||18|
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
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$143/credit|
|In State Students||$143/credit|
|Out of State Students||$319/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
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|
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.
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|
|Other Federal Grant||13%||$240|
|State Grant & Scholarships||18%||$1,945|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||6%||$2,447|
|Federal Student Loans||13%||$4,087|
$7,428Average Net Price
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|
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Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia
- Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award
- American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship
- Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship
- Genevieve Saran Richmond Award
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.