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Blue Ridge Community College is a public institution situated in Weyers Cave, Virginia. BRCC is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

137 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is Blue Ridge Community College?


Contact details for BRCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 College Lane, Weyers Cave, VA 24486-0080
Phone: 540-234-9261

How Do I Get Into BRCC?

You can apply to BRCC online at:

Blue Ridge Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Blue Ridge Community College?

11% Take Out Loans
8.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At BRCC, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $4,343 a year. That adds up to $17,372 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BRCC is 8.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Blue Ridge Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,054 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,462 undergraduate students at BRCC, with 1,054 being full-time and 2,408 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,054 full-time undergraduates at BRCC, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Blue Ridge Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 27
Black or African American 45
Hispanic or Latino 168
White 711
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 90

Online Learning at Blue Ridge Community College

2,509 Took All Classes Online
3,109 Took At Least One Class Online
102.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 3,109 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at BRCC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of BRCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Blue Ridge Community College was 102.3%. This is the #267 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at BRCC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Blue Ridge Community College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 88 48 136
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 1 0 1
TOTAL 89 48 137


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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