Patrick Henry Community College

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Patrick Henry Community College (abbreviated PHCC) is a two-year, public community college located in the city of Martinsville, Virginia. The college was established in 1962 as a division of the University of Virginia and became a stand-alone education institution in 1964 that was closely affiliated with the Virginia Community College System.

Today, PHCC is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools of the Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, certificates and career studies certificates in over 90 fields of study, disciplines and professional specialties. The college also offers over 20 technical programs designed specifically to prepare students for specific jobs and occupations. Some of the disciplines taught at PHCC include business, computers, engineering technologies, legal studies, liberal arts and HVAC technologies.

In addition to a strong academic program, PHCC offers opportunities for students to get involved in several clubs and organizations. Students groups and organizations include a Drama Club, Sports Club, Student Government Association (SGA), Veterans Club, Intramurals, Motorsports Club, Nursing Students Association (NSA), Black Students Association (BSA) and Academic Success Group (ASG), among others. In all, PHCC has over 20 active student organizations on campus.

General Information

Admission Office

Box 5311

Martinsville, VA 24115-5311

(276) 656-0325

(800) 232-7997

Fax: (276) 656-0352

[email protected]

Contact: Graham Valentine

Admissions Counselor
Main Address

PO Box 5311

Martinsville, VA 24115

(276) 638-8777

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,948


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Business Administration/Management A
Office Clerical Services C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

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