Virginia Western Community College

Roanoke, VA 24015

Located in Roanoke, Virginia, Virginia Western Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of Virginia Community College System that operates 10 campuses in Weyers Cave, Lynchburg, Clifton Forge, Danville, Melfa, Locust Grove, Richmond, Chester, Middletown, Big Stone Gap.

Virginia Western Community College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Virginia Western Community College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,193 and fees $900. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,491 and $1,500 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate66%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Certificate 0
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 0
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 15
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 42

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Virginia Western Community College

Patrick Henry Community College
35.51 miles away
Dabney S Lancaster Community College
39.7 miles away
New River Community College
40.93 miles away
Danville Community College
56.35 miles away
Rockingham Community College
60.35 miles away
Mercer County Technical Education Center
62.64 miles away
Wytheville Community College
63.62 miles away
Surry Community College
72.29 miles away
New River Community and Technical College
73.18 miles away
Piedmont Community College
78.52 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
01/01/1979 - 07/14/2006

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$6,619

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,060
30k to 48k$6,199
48k to 75k$7,349
75k to 110k$10,024
Over 110k$11,455
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

43%

Recipients

$3,208

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

30%

Recipients

$3,244

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

12%

Recipients

$5,725

Average Amount

Student Population

7,719

Undergrads

0

Graduates

4,101

Women

3,618

Men

29%

Full-time

71%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
77%
Black/African American
10%
Hispanic
4%
Two or more races
4%
Asian
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
Virginia Western Community College
3093 Colonial Ave
Roanoke, VA 24015
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