Lord Fairfax Community College: Review & Facts

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Lord Fairfax Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 7,005 students enrolled. This school was established in 1970 and is the only college located in Middletown, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
31
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Lord Fairfax Community College.

Lord Fairfax Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 31 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical, Computer Science, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
67%
Fair
It is worthwhile 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 anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Lord Fairfax Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 67% (close to Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
24 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Lord Fairfax Community College is low: 41%. Around 15% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Lord Fairfax Community College is reasonable -- 24:1. Find out more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,400
Medium
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median - around $9,400 a year. The additional fees at Lord Fairfax Community College beyond tuition are roughly $1,000; this comes to $10,400 a year.

Read the details about Lord Fairfax 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 school might accept 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 request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Lord Fairfax Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (540) 868-7000 or check Lord Fairfax Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Lord Fairfax Community College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lord Fairfax Community College, 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
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Lord Fairfax Community College.

Based on the college crime information, Lord Fairfax Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lord Fairfax Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Lord Fairfax Community College, 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, Virginia 22645, USA
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