Vance-Granville Community College

Henderson, NC 27537
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Vance-Granville Community College (VGCC) is located in Henderson, North Carolina and is a part of the North Carolina Community College System. VGCC was established in 1969and was formerly known as the Vance County Technical Institute. It has continued to grow in scope and it now offers students various certificate, diploma, and associate’s degree options. VGCC has the full accreditation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The school also offers many men's and women's team sports and is a part of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) in Region 10.

The VGCC nursing program has both practical nursing and an associate’s degree in nursing program. There is also an LPN-to-ADN transition program that students will be able to take advantage of.  An RN to BSN program is available to students as well through a partnership with NC A&T. This allows students to seamlessly transfer over to the larger university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Students will learn all of the proper skills and knowledge that is required to succeed as nurses. The nursing programs at this school are approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students3,329
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 39
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 79.8%
  • NCLEX-RN: 88%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1977 - 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, 77% of Vance-Granville 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 59% $4,939
Other Federal Grant 4% $500
State Grant & Scholarships 18% $1,576
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 22% $859
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans 1% $4,500


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$5,110
$30,001 to $48,000$5,396
$48,001 to $75,000$5,851
$75,001 to $110,000$5,554
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
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.

Vance-Granville Community College
200 Community College Road
Henderson, NC 27537

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