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Lord Fairfax Community College Overview

Lord Fairfax Community College is a public institution situated in Middletown, Virginia. The rural area surrounding Lord Fairfax Community College is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

What Is Lord Fairfax Community College Known For?

1,730 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Lord Fairfax Community College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 20% of the faculty were full-time.

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Lord Fairfax Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Lord Fairfax Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#26 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Lord Fairfax Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Most Popular Online Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Best Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Lord Fairfax Community College?

Location of Lord Fairfax Community College

Contact details for Lord Fairfax Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, VA 22645
Phone: 800-906-5322
Website: https://www.lfcc.edu

How Do I Get Into Lord Fairfax Community College?

You can apply to Lord Fairfax Community College online at: https://www.apply.vccs.edu/applications/vccs/apply.html?application_id=4087

Lord Fairfax Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Lord Fairfax Community College?

11% Take Out Loans
17.6% 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 Lord Fairfax Community College, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $4,443 a year. That adds up to $17,772 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lord Fairfax Community College is 17.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Lord Fairfax Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,967 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,798 undergraduate students at Lord Fairfax Community College, with 1,967 being full-time and 4,831 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Lord Fairfax Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,967 full-time undergraduates at Lord Fairfax Community College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Lord Fairfax Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lord Fairfax Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Lord Fairfax Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 52
Black or African American 70
Hispanic or Latino 202
White 1,495
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 137

Over 13 countries are represented at Lord Fairfax Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Thailand, South Korea, and India.

Online Learning at Lord Fairfax Community College

975 Took All Classes Online
2,751 Took At Least One Class Online
5.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,751 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Lord Fairfax Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 10th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Lord Fairfax Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lord Fairfax Community College was 5.3%. This is the #1,651 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Lord Fairfax Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Lord Fairfax Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health Professions 59%
Business Administration & Management 52%
Business, Management & Marketing 47%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 50%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 16%
Health Professions 47%
Human Development & Family Studies 50%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Lord Fairfax Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Lord Fairfax Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #368
Liberal Arts General Studies #368

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%.

Lord Fairfax Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 492 239 731
Allied Health Professions 223 7 122 352
Biological & Physical Science 0 183 0 183
Business Administration & Management 65 15 0 80
Nursing 0 79 0 79
Electronics Engineering Technology 53 0 0 53
Computer Information Systems 28 21 0 49
Human Development & Family Studies 24 10 0 34
Criminal Justice & Corrections 12 0 18 30
Health & Medical Administrative Services 5 7 13 25
Information Technology 0 19 0 19
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 15 15
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 15 0 0 15
American Sign Language 13 0 0 13
General Engineering Technology 0 11 0 11
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 8 0 0 8
Legal Support Services 0 2 5 7
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 2 3 5
Industrial Production Technology 5 0 0 5
Computer Software & Applications 4 0 0 4
Recreation Administration 4 0 0 4
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 4 0 0 4
Accounting 0 2 0 2
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 2 0 0 2
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0
Computer Science 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 0
Ground Transportation 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 465 850 415 1,730

References

*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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