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New River Community College is a public institution situated in Dublin, Virginia. The surrounding location of Dublin is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

82 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is New River Community College?


Contact details for NRCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5251 College Drive, Dublin, VA 24084-3660
Phone: 540-674-3600

How Do I Get Into NRCC?

You can apply to NRCC online at:

Since New River Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford New River Community College?

9% Take Out Loans
12.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At NRCC, approximately 9% of students took out student loans averaging $4,183 a year. That adds up to $16,732 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NRCC is 12.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

New River Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,540 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,137 undergraduate students at NRCC, with 1,540 being full-time and 2,597 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,540 full-time undergraduates at NRCC, 49% are male and 51% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of New River Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 28
Black or African American 66
Hispanic or Latino 56
White 1,281
International Students 21
Other Races/Ethnicities 88

Over 13 countries are represented at NRCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Oman, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at New River Community College

1,744 Took All Classes Online
2,594 Took At Least One Class Online
23.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,594 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


Online Growth Rankings of NRCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at New River Community College was 23.9%. This is the #657 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NRCC 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%.

New River Community College Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Registered Nursing 57 0 57
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 25 25
TOTAL 57 25 82


*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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