Southwest Virginia Community College

Richlands, VA 24641
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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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students2,304
Student to Faculty Ratio26:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 13 29
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 5
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 84.7%

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
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)
ACEN
06/01/1976 - Current

Admission

100%

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$142/credit
In State Students$142/credit
Out of State Students$318/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 $6,390 $6,390 $14,310
ADN 70 $9,940 $9,940 $22,260
BSN 125 $17,750 $17,750 $39,750
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 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
Pell Grant 75% $4,522
Other Federal Grant 14% $224
State Grant & Scholarships 76% $726
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 57% $1,980
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --

$8,180

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$7,457
$30,001 to $48,000$7,320
$48,001 to $75,000$8,515
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

2,304

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,418

Women

886

Men

44%

Full-time

56%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
94%
Black/African American
3%
Two or more races
1%
Hispanic
1%
Asian
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Non-resident alien
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.

Southwest Virginia Community College
369 College Road US Rt. 19, 6 Miles S. Claypool Hill
Richlands, VA 24641
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