|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Student to faculty ratio||8:1|
Blue Ridge Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.
Blue Ridge Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $8,576 and in-state students paid $2,432.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 77% of Blue Ridge Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 63% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,212 (which is 3.6% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Blue Ridge Community College in 2016-2017, was 32, which is 21% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,275 (which is 37.7% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Blue Ridge Community College has enrolled a total of 2,197 students (698 students full-time and 1,499 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,197 students, 135 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 392 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Black/African American: 4%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Two or more races: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Blue Ridge Community College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||27%||375|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||10%||146|
|Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians||10%||137|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||9%||124||26|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||6%||91||19|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||6%||83|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||4%||54|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||3%||44|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Blue Ridge Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Blue Ridge Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,000. Last year, out of the total 423 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 343 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 536 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 423 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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