Patrick Henry Community College

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School Overview

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



Contact: Graham Valentine

Admissions Counselor
Main Address

PO Box 5311

Martinsville, VA 24115

(276) 638-8777

www.ph.vccs.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,948

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

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

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Patrick Henry Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(276) 656-0311
Website:www.patrickhenry.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:apply.vccs.edu/oa/launch.action
Address:645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112
Setting:41
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,405
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,043 (43% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,473
Out-of-state Tuition:$10,370
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:81%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,072

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Patrick Henry Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Patrick Henry Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services73
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Construction Trades1
Education1
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields32
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences2
Health Professions and Related Programs102
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service21
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians51
Personal and Culinary Services1
Precision Production2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total4313

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Patrick Henry Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total4

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Patrick Henry Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,473
Out-of-state$10,370
Books and supplies$1,239

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid26981%
Grant or scholarship aid22969%$5,072
Student loan aid52%$4,600

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,37753%$3,783
Federal student loans00%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Patrick Henry Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Patrick Henry Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Patrick Henry Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,405
Undergraduate enrollment2,405
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Patrick Henry Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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