Richmond Community College

Hamlet, NC 28345

Richmond Community College is located in Hamlet, North Carolina. RCC was established back in 1967 and it has many different positive qualities that attract students in the community. Some programs are more career-based and will lead to certificates. There are also various associate’s degree and diploma options to consider. Students will have no trouble finding great academic opportunities at this school and it is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Students can also enjoy the many student clubs to enhance their overall college experience.

The RCC nursing program is an associate’s degree nursing program that is held in high regard. This program teaches all nursing students the right practical skills while also providing them with a good base of knowledge. Upon successful graduation from the program, students will be ready to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. The graduates of the nursing program at RCC have traditionally gone on to find employment in the field swiftly.


Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate66%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 27
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 7
Certificate 0 8
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 93.6%
  • NCLEX-PN: 91.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1969 - 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$76/credit
In State Students$76/credit
Out of State Students$268/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 $3,420 $3,420 $12,060
ADN 70 $5,320 $5,320 $18,760
BSN 125 $9,500 $9,500 $33,500
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, 95% of Richmond 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 74% $4,957
Other Federal Grant 6% $480
State Grant & Scholarships 24% $1,878
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 28% $1,683
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
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$3,799
$30,001 to $48,000$4,255
$48,001 to $75,000$4,761
$75,001 to $110,000$3,999
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.

Richmond Community College
1042 W Hamlet Ave
Hamlet, NC 28345

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