Wytheville Community College

Wytheville, VA 24382

Wytheville Community College (WCC) is located in Wytheville, Virginia. WCC was established in 1963 as a two-year branch of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University. In 1967, the school joined the Virginia Community College System. Students at WCC are able to take part in close to thirty associate’s degree, certificate, and diploma programs. Students attending this school can receive various types of occupational and technical training. There are also many transfer programs that will allow students to transfer their credits over to large four-year colleges or universities in the pursuit of higher degrees.

The WCC nursing program gives students the chance to earn associate’s degrees in nursing. Students who have already obtained LPN status may seek advanced placement in this program. The nursing program at WCC prepares students to pass the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. Successful graduates of this program have traditionally gone on to find job placement in the nursing field with ease. The WCC nursing program is fully approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio25:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate66%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 37
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 21
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.4%
  • NCLEX-PN: 90.8%

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40.16 miles away
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44.16 miles away
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57 miles away
Virginia Western Community College
63.66 miles away
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68.01 miles away
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton
73.65 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1974 - 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, 93% of Wytheville 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 63% $4,243
Other Federal Grant 26% $343
State Grant & Scholarships 56% $887
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 50% $2,309
Federal Student Loans 2% $4,929
Private Loans -- --

$2,184

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$1,420
$30,001 to $48,000$1,400
$48,001 to $75,000$2,989
$75,001 to $110,000$4,488
Over $110,000$7,084

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Student Population

2,676

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,640

Women

1,036

Men

35%

Full-time

65%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
88%
Hispanic
4%
Black/African American
4%
Two or more races
2%
Asian
1%
Non-resident alien
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
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.

Wytheville Community College
1000 E Main Street
Wytheville, VA 24382
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