Southwest Virginia Community College
Southwest Virginia Community College is one of the twenty-four public 2-year colleges in Virginia. The campus is located in a rural area, in Richlands.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,304 students attend the school. Every year 35% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Southwest Virginia's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,253, and fees were $338. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,551 and $968 respectively.
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Number of Students2,304|
|Student to Faculty Ratio26:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs (Virginia Appalachian Tricollege Nursing Program)|
06/01/1976 - 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||$142/credit|
|In State Students||$142/credit|
|Out of State Students||$318/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, 95% of Southwest 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||14%||$224|
|State Grant & Scholarships||76%||$726|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||57%||$1,980|
|Federal Student Loans||--||--|
$8,180Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,457|
|$30,001 to $48,000$7,320|
|$48,001 to $75,000$8,515|
|$75,001 to $110,000--|
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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.