New River Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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New River Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,480 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1958 and is the only college located in Dublin, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
33
Fair
At New River Community College you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

New River Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 33 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Industrial Technologies, Nursing, Electrical and Electronics, and Office and Clerical Services. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
61%
Bad
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. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

New River Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 61% (below Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
29 : 1
High
The graduation rate at New River Community College is very low: 24%. Roughly 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at New River Community College is a bit disappointing - 29:1. Find out more details regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,300
Medium
Average tuition costs are close to the nationwide median, around $9,400 per academic year. The additional fees at New River Community College beyond tuition are about $900, which makes it a total of $10,300 a year.

Read the details about New River 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
This 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) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to New River Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (540) 674-3600 or check New River Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
New River Community College provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at New River 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
At present there is no on-campus housing at New River Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, New River Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

New River Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: New River Community College, 5251 College Drive, Dublin, Virginia 24084-1127, USA
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