Virginia Highlands Community College

Abingdon, VA 24212

Virginia Highlands Community College is one of the 24 public 2-year colleges in Virginia. Its campus is small in size and located in a suburb in Abingdon. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 26% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Virginia Highlands Community College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $4,253, and fees were $345. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,551 and $975 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleSmall Suburb
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 7 36
Certificate 1 0

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1972 - 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
In State Students$142
Out of State Students$318
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, 92% of Virginia Highlands 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 69% $4,300
Other Federal Grant 21% $363
State Grant & Scholarships 67% $836
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 14% $942
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans 1% $3,675

$6,862

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$6,352
$30,001 to $48,000$6,352
$48,001 to $75,000$7,130
$75,001 to $110,000$6,468
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

2,328

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,397

Women

931

Men

39%

Full-time

61%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
91%
Two or more races
3%
Hispanic
2%
Black/African American
2%
Asian
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

Relevant scholarships

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first ...

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates of ...

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited nursing ...

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.


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

Virginia Highlands Community College
100 VHCC Drive
Abingdon, VA 24212
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