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# Virginia Nursing Colleges

Virginia ranked #17 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2019. Around 8,384 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $12,337 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $17,251 a year.

About 50% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $7,012 per year.

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## Most Popular Nursing Schools in Virginia

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The total student population at ECPI University is 13,487, of which 13,142 students are undergraduates and of those, 13,005 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 69% of students at ECPI University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,161 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from ECPI University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 85,586 students at Liberty University in total, 47,025 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 28,487 are full-time. It takes the average Liberty University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 30% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,133 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Liberty University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 22,837 undergraduates at VCU, of which 19,825 are full-time, and there are 29,757 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at VCU is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at VCU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,715 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from VCU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Rappahannock Community College is 2,909, which includes 636 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Students who graduate from RCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 19,176 undergraduates at Old Dominion, of which 14,702 are full-time, and there are 23,675 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Old Dominion is 4.6 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 65% of students at Old Dominion take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,262 a year. Old Dominion has a 6.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Old Dominion with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 19,895 undergraduates at JMU, of which 18,798 are full-time, and there are 21,820 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at JMU is 90%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Roughly 43% of students at JMU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,401 a year. JMU has a 2.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from JMU is $44,400.

There are 25,012 students at University of Virginia in total, 17,010 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 16,267 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 27%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,472 a year. University of Virginia has a 1.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from University of Virginia with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $50,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at George Mason University is 37,863, of which 26,662 students are undergraduates and of those, 21,672 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at GMU. The freshman retention rate is 88%.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at GMU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,922 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GMU is $44,900.

The total student population at Standard Healthcare Services - College of Nursing is 417, which includes 378 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 42 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 47%. Around 9% of accepted students are men, and 91% are women.

95% of Standard College of Nursing students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,940 a year. Standard College of Nursing has a 3.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

There are 1,016 full-time undergraduates at Southside Virginia Community College, and 3,219 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,900 during the early-career years.

The total student population at John Tyler Community College is 10,152, which includes 2,581 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

13% of John Tyler Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,570 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from John Tyler Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 8,711 students at Reynolds Community College in total, 2,606 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,043 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,800 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Shenandoah University is 3,791, of which 2,040 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,989 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Shenandoah is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at Shenandoah take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,095 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Shenandoah with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Marymount University is 3,363, of which 2,158 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,951 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 30% are men and 70% are women.

Approximately 52% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,318 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,700 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Eastern Mennonite University is 1,358, of which 978 students are undergraduates and of those, 828 are full-time. It takes the average Eastern Mennonite undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 54% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,541 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Eastern Mennonite is $34,400.

For undergraduates at Jefferson College of Health Sciences, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 39% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 19% are men and 81% are women.

80% of Jefferson College of Health Sciences students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,823 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Jefferson College of Health Sciences is $46,900.

The total student population at Sentara College of Health Sciences is 370, of which 321 students are undergraduates and of those, 235 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Sentara College of Health Sciences with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $50,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Centra College of Nursing is 369, which includes 59 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

80% of Centra College of Nursing students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,103 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Centra College of Nursing with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing is 448, which includes 325 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $52,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 51,822 students at Northern Virginia Community College in total, 15,540 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 19% of students at Northern Virginia Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,827 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northern Virginia Community College is $33,200.

The total student population at Chamberlain University - Virginia is 478, which includes 159 full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Chamberlain - Virginia. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 33%.

100% of Chamberlain - Virginia students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,500 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $67,100 during the early-career years.

There are 7,314 students at TNCC in total, 2,184 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 18% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,852 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from TNCC is $23,500.

There are 7,225 students at Germanna Community College in total, 2,202 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 14% of students at Germanna Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,483 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Germanna Community College is $25,000.

The total student population at Central Virginia Community College is 3,813, which includes 1,298 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,099 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,700 during the early-career years.

There are 11,870 students at Radford in total, 7,967 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,494 are full-time. For undergraduates at Radford, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,827 a year. Radford has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Radford with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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