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Laurel Ridge Community College
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Public   2-Year
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Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
8449
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16
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Laurel Ridge Community College

Middletown, Virginia (Fauquier, Luray-Page, Vint Hill)

Founded in 1970, Laurel Ridge Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. Laurel Ridge offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. Laurel Ridge also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. Laurel Ridge serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Laurel Ridge Community College (Laurel Ridge) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Laurel Ridge Community College. Laurel Ridge Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. Laurel Ridge also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

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Academics
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Freshman Definition
Freshman: A student is classified as a freshman until 30 semester credits have been completed. Sophomore: A student is ...see moreFreshman: A student is classified as a freshman until 30 semester credits have been completed. Sophomore: A student is considered a sophomore after successfully completing 30 semester credits.
College Fit
Our classes feature up-to-date technology and course content to prepare you for a competitive job market; We also offer ...see moreOur classes feature up-to-date technology and course content to prepare you for a competitive job market; We also offer courses that will transfer to colleges all over Virginia and the nation.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalog placement is tied to semester start selected in the application.
English Language Proficiency
An English as a Second Language (ESL) placement test is available to assist in accurate placement for individuals who ar...see moreAn English as a Second Language (ESL) placement test is available to assist in accurate placement for individuals who are not fluent English speakers.
Admissions and Financial
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Apply Here
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Application Fee
No Application Fee
Application Type(s)
General Application
Financial Aid
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Transcripts
A high school transcript may be required for recent high school graduates to qualify for financial aid. Laurel Ridge all...see moreA high school transcript may be required for recent high school graduates to qualify for financial aid. Laurel Ridge allows students to self-report their high school record; for this reason, students may find it helpful to have their official or unofficial high school transcript on hand while applying to the college.
Tests
Students are not required to test or submit test scores but may submit SAT/ACT for help with determining math and Englis...see moreStudents are not required to test or submit test scores but may submit SAT/ACT for help with determining math and English Placement
Essay
An essay is not required.
Letter of Recommendation
A letter of recommendation is not required.
Interview
An interview is not required.
Important Dates
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
Prior to enrollment in classes
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
Prior to enrollment in classes
Freshman Financial Aid Date
Fall - June 1; Spring - November 1; Summer - May 1
Freshman Financial Aid Date
Fall - June 1; Spring - November 1; Summer - May 1
Academics
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College Fit
Our classes feature up-to-date technology and course content to prepare you for a competitive job market; We also offer ...see moreOur classes feature up-to-date technology and course content to prepare you for a competitive job market; We also offer courses that will transfer to colleges all over Virginia and the nation.
Dual Enrollment - Completion of Associates
Laurel Ridge does not distinguish between students earning an associate degree while in high school or after high school...see moreLaurel Ridge does not distinguish between students earning an associate degree while in high school or after high school graduation.
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog placement is tied to semester start selected in the application.
Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
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Course Transfer Criteria
Laurel Ridge accepts credits from other regionally accredited U.S. colleges and universities for which a student has ear...see moreLaurel Ridge accepts credits from other regionally accredited U.S. colleges and universities for which a student has earned a grade of C or better.
General Education Programs
Laurel Ridge accepts the UCGS and Passport programs to meet General Education requirements.
English Language Proficiency
An English as a Second Language (ESL) placement test is available to assist in accurate placement for individuals who ar...see moreAn English as a Second Language (ESL) placement test is available to assist in accurate placement for individuals who are not fluent English speakers.
Admissions and Financial
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Apply Here
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Application Fee
No Application Fee
Application Type(s)
Online Application on Laurel Ridge Website
Transfer Financial Aid
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Transfer Admissions
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Transfer Center
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Transcripts
Official transcripts are required for all students transferring in coursework from an institution outside the Virginia C...see moreOfficial transcripts are required for all students transferring in coursework from an institution outside the Virginia Community College System. Transcripts should be sent directly to Laurel Ridge Records Office. To transfer in coursework from another Virginia Community College System school, official transcripts are not required, students simply need to authorize Laurel Ridge to transfer in coursework.
Tests
Students are not required to test or submit test scores but may submit SAT/ACT for help with determining math and Englis...see moreStudents are not required to test or submit test scores but may submit SAT/ACT for help with determining math and English Placement.
Essay
Essays are not needed for application.
Letters of Recommendation
A letter of recommendation is not required.
Interview
An interview is not required.
Important Dates
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Transfer Application Deadline
Fall
Prior to enrollment in classes
Transfer Application Deadline
Spring
Prior to enrollment in classes
Transfer Financial Aid Date
Fall - June 1; Spring - November 1; Summer - May 1
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The links below take you to pages on the Laurel Ridge Community College website. Use Catalog Search to find their programs and courses in this portal.
Academic Programs
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Academic Programs
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Academic Options
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
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Flexible Degree Options
Online Degree Options Available
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Weekend/Evening Courses Available
Summer Courses Available
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
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Reverse Transfer
Guaranteed Admissions
Campus Services and Engagement
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Campus Housing
Career Services
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Disability Services
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Cultural Diversity Office
Student Clubs & Organizations
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Sports
Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
Credit for Military Experience
Dedicated POC for Military
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Recognized Student Veteran Organization
SOC Member
GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
Helpful Links
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SCHEV Profile
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VA Transfer Grant
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LFCC CampusLiVe
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Student Life
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Course Catalog
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