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Registered Nursing at Blue Ridge Community College

Every registered nursing school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the registered nursing program at Blue Ridge Community College stacks up to those at other schools.

BRCC is located in Weyers Cave, Virginia and approximately 3,462 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Registered Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

BRCC Registered Nursing Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Registered Nursing (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Registered Nursing

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Registered Nursing Student Demographics at BRCC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the registered nursing majors at Blue Ridge Community College.

BRCC Registered Nursing Associate’s Program

85% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 15% of registered nursing associate's degrees went to men and 85% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in registered nursing only graduates about 13% men each year. The program at BRCC may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 1% more women than average.


The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in registered nursing at BRCC are white. Around 92% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Blue Ridge Community College with a associate's in registered nursing.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 44
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Registered Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in registered nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for VA, the home state for Blue Ridge Community College.

Occupation Jobs in VA Average Salary in VA
Registered Nurses 64,750 $69,790
Nursing Instructors and Professors 1,480 $70,540


*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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