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Patrick Henry Community College Overview

Patrick Henry Community College is a public institution situated in Martinsville, Virginia. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

What Is Patrick Henry Community College Known For?

816 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Patrick Henry is the associate's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 25% of the faculty were full-time.

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Patrick Henry Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Patrick Henry has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#337 Most Popular 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 Patrick Henry.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#18 Most Popular Teaching Assistants Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Patrick Henry Community College?

Location of Patrick Henry Community College

Contact details for Patrick Henry are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112
Phone: 276-656-0200
Website: www.patrickhenry.edu

How Do I Get Into Patrick Henry?

You can apply to Patrick Henry online at: apply.vccs.edu/oa/launch.action

Patrick Henry 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 Patrick Henry Community College?

1% Take Out Loans

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 Patrick Henry, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $10,724 a year. That adds up to $42,896 over four years for those students.

Patrick Henry Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,169 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,238 undergraduate students at Patrick Henry, with 1,169 being full-time and 1,069 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Patrick Henry

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,169 full-time undergraduates at Patrick Henry, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Patrick Henry

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Patrick Henry Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Patrick Henry Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 16
Black or African American 223
Hispanic or Latino 123
White 736
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 62

Over 17 countries are represented at Patrick Henry. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Australia, United Kingdom, and Ecuador.

Online Learning at Patrick Henry Community College

440 Took All Classes Online
1,535 Took At Least One Class Online
2.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,535 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 26th 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 Patrick Henry

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Patrick Henry Community College was 2.7%. This is the #1,837 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Patrick Henry regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Patrick Henry 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 Patrick Henry.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Legal Support Services #63
Legal Professions #91
Business Support & Assistant Services #117
Computer Information Systems #152
Computer & Information Sciences #341
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #449
Liberal Arts General Studies #449

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%.

Patrick Henry 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 0 223 237 460
Precision Metal Working 41 0 16 57
Nursing 3 45 0 48
Human Development & Family Studies 26 0 17 43
Allied Health Professions 19 13 0 32
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 12 15 0 27
Industrial Production Technology 21 5 0 26
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3 0 21 24
Business Administration & Management 12 6 0 18
Business Support & Assistant Services 8 2 3 13
Computer Information Systems 2 10 0 12
Criminal Justice & Corrections 6 5 0 11
Teaching Assistants 0 10 0 10
General Engineering Technology 0 8 0 8
Electronics Engineering Technology 6 0 0 6
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 6 6
Accounting 0 1 3 4
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 4 4
Health & Medical Administrative Services 3 0 0 3
Hospitality Management 1 0 0 1
Legal Support Services 0 1 0 1
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 0 1 1
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 0 1 1
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 0 0 0
Horticulture 0 0 0 0
Construction 0 0 0 0
Surveying Engineering 0 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0
Recreation Administration 0 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0
Public Administration 0 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 0
Other Visual Art 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 163 344 309 816

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.

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