Blue Ridge Community College is a public, state school in a rural setting in Weyers Cave, Virginia. Blue Ridge was founded in 1967 and now enrolls around 4,099 students a year, including 4,099 undergrads.
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Learn more about life at Blue Ridge on the Student Life page.
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Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.
Let's take a closer look at each of these factors to get a better idea of what Blue Ridge offers and if it sounds like a good fit for you.
Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.
About 59% of students who start at Blue Ridge return the next year. Blue Ridge's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 32%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.
Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.
Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.
Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Blue Ridge. Based on this information, how does Blue Ridge sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Blue Ridge a good school for you?
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Blue Ridge is located in the rural setting of Weyers Cave, Virginia.
If you want to see Blue Ridge for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 81 to Weyers Cave, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Shenandoah Valley Regional.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Blue Ridge and Weyers Cave are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Blue Ridge is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Blue Ridge is Continuous processing.
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