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New River Community College
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Public   2-Year
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Blue and Red
Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
4694
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Average Class Size
Overall
21
Years 1 & 2
20
Years 3 & 4

New River Community College

Dublin, VA
New River Community College (NRCC) is a comprehensive community college located in the New River Valley of Virginia. At NRCC you can prepare for the future with any of our various occupational programs or college transfer courses. NRCC has earned a reputation for first-class instruction. With our wide selection of courses, you can explore your interests, prepare for a career, or increase your job skills. At the same time, at New River you'll find small classes and instructors who care about their students, along with a variety of services to help students, from counseling to career planning. And if you're interested in extracurricular activities, you'll find many opportunities to get involved. NRCC faculty members are well known not just for their academic background, but also for their capacity to work closely and effectively with students. You'll find that they have a genuine interest in your success. They also have excellent academic credentials. All faculty who teach college transfer courses have doctorates or master's degrees, while those in occupational programs have a diverse background which combines academics with practical on-the-job experience. In recent years individual professors and college programs have received state and national awards for their quality. At New River Community College, students are the center of attention. NRCC provides a caring educational environment in which you can achieve your education, personal and career goals. The college teaches the fundamental skills necessary for learning, and encourages students to think critically and make sound decisions. The result is greater self-understanding and confidence. The New River experience provides you an opportunity to improve the quality of your life and to become an active participant in your community.
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Academics
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Freshman Definition
Students who have completed fewer than 30 credits.
College Fit
New River Community College (NRCC) is a comprehensive community college located in the New River Valley of Virginia whic...see moreNew River Community College (NRCC) is a comprehensive community college located in the New River Valley of Virginia which includes Giles, Floyd, Montgomery, and Pulaski counties and the city of Radford. NRCC is part of the Virginia Community College System (VCCS), a statewide system of community colleges. At NRCC students can prepare for the future with any of the various occupational programs or college transfer courses. With NRCC's wide selection of courses, you can explore your interests, prepare for a career, or increase your job skills. At the same time, at New River you'll find small classes and instructors who care about their students, along with a variety of services to help students, from counseling to career planning. NRCC faculty members are well known not just for their academic background, but also for their capacity to work closely and effectively with students.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Admissions and Financial
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Apply Here
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Application Fee
No application fee.
Application Type(s)
Online Application on NRCC Website
Financial Aid
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Transcripts
Applicants should submit an up-to-date high school transcript. GED holders should submit their official GED scores.
Tests
Course placement is determined using one or a combination of multiple measures. Contact the Advising Center for more inf...see moreCourse placement is determined using one or a combination of multiple measures. Contact the Advising Center for more information at 540-674-3609.
Essay
No Essay Required
Letter of Recommendation
No Letter of Recommendation Required
Interview
No Interview Required
Important Dates
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
Open Enrollment
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
Open Enrollment
Freshman Financial Aid Date
04/15/22
Freshman Financial Aid Date
04/15/22
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Transfer Definition
A transfer student has successfully completed course work at another institution. A minimum of 25% of the credit require...see moreA transfer student has successfully completed course work at another institution. A minimum of 25% of the credit required in the graduation curriculum must be earned at NRCC.
College Fit
New River Community College (NRCC) is a comprehensive community college located in the New River Valley of Virginia whic...see moreNew River Community College (NRCC) is a comprehensive community college located in the New River Valley of Virginia which includes Giles, Floyd, Montgomery, and Pulaski counties and the city of Radford. NRCC is part of the Virginia Community College System (VCCS), a statewide system of community colleges. At NRCC students can prepare for the future with any of the various occupational programs or college transfer courses. With NRCC's wide selection of courses, you can explore your interests, prepare for a career, or increase your job skills. At the same time, at New River you'll find small classes and instructors who care about their students, along with a variety of services to help students, from counseling to career planning. NRCC faculty members are well known not just for their academic background, but also for their capacity to work closely and effectively with students.
Associate Transfer Degree Completion
In determining transfer credit, course work applicable to the program at NRCC will be accepted if the courses were taken...see moreIn determining transfer credit, course work applicable to the program at NRCC will be accepted if the courses were taken at another college or university accredited by a regional accrediting agency. Other course work taken at instutions which are appoved by the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia may be considered on an individual basis. At least 25% of the credits for a program must be earned at NRCC.
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
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Course Transfer Criteria
Min grade for courses to transfer: C All online science labs are accepted for General Education Requirements.
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) Application Process
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Admissions and Financial
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Apply Here
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Application Fee
No application fee.
Application Type(s)
Online Application on NRCC Website
Transfer Financial Aid
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Transfer Admissions
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Transcripts
Applicants should submit an up-to-date high school transcript. GED holders should submit their official GED scores.
Tests
Course placement is determined using one or a combination of multiple measures. Contact the Advising Center for more inf...see moreCourse placement is determined using one or a combination of multiple measures. Contact the Advising Center for more information at 540-674-3609.
Essay
No Essay Required
Letters of Recommendation
No Letter of Recommendation Required
Interview
No Interview Required
Important Dates
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Transfer Financial Aid Date
04/15/22
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The links below take you to pages on the New River 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
Weekend/Evening Courses Available
Summer Courses Available
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
Reverse Transfer
Guaranteed Admissions
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Campus Services and Engagement
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Campus Housing
Disability Services
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Cultural Diversity Office
Student Clubs & Organizations
Sports
Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
Credit for Military Experience
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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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State Financial Aid Programs
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Advising
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Transcript Request
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Course Catalog
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