Blue Ridge Community College: Review & Facts

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Blue Ridge Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,195 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1969 and is the only school located in Weyers Cave, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
34
Fair
At Blue Ridge Community College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

BRCC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 34 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Automotive and Mechanic, Medical Assistant, Veterinary, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
64%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Blue Ridge Community College is relatively low at 64% (close to Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Blue Ridge Community College is low - 33%. Approximately 14% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at BRCC is reasonably decent - 19:1. Read more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,000
Medium
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median, about $9,400 per academic year. The additional fees at BRCC (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,600, which comes to $11,000 per year.

Read the details about Blue Ridge Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Blue Ridge Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (540) 234-9261 or check Blue Ridge Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Blue Ridge Community College provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at BRCC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Blue Ridge Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Blue Ridge Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Blue Ridge Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Blue Ridge Community College, 1 College Lane, Weyers Cave, Virginia 24486-0080, USA
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