|College||Patrick Henry Community College||Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate of Arts Colleges||Associate of Arts Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Public institution||Public|
|Total Enrollment||3,100 students||1,296 students|
|# Full-Time Students||1,683 students||810 students|
|# Part-Time Students||1,417 students||1,036 students|
|% Two or more races||
|Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.||0.40||0.53|
|In-State Tuition Fees||$3,805||$5,694|
|Out-State Tuition Fees||$9,568||$10,252|
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS
- Founded in 1962 as a two-year branch of the University of Virginia's School of General Studies, Patrick Henry became an autonomous two year college of the university two years later. In 1971, the college became a part of the Virginia Community College System. Serving Martinsville, Henry County, Patrick County, and the southern portion of Franklin County.
- Patrick Henry offers 15 associates degree programs, with an additional 20 specializations available within those degree options; 12 certificate programs and more than 40 career certificate programs. The college also delivers a variety of nontraditional programs such as customized workforce development training, industrial certifications, literacy/ESL classes, developmental and personal enrichment courses. Patrick Henry hosts the Piedmont Governor's School and Old Dominion University's TeleTechNet, which offers 18 undergraduate and 8 graduate programs through distance learning.
- Situated on 137 acres, Patrick Henry is located approximately 3 miles north of the City of Martinsville. The college has off-campus sites consisting of a workforce development center in Stuart and Martinsville, the Artisans Center in Martinsville and the Virginia Motorsports Training Center at Arrington Manufacturing in Henry County. PHCC is the perfect choice for affordable, quality education. With more than 60 programs of study, you can transfer easily to a four-year school, prepare to enter the job market, or upgrade skills for the workplace. You can earn a two-year degree, a one-year certificate, or a career study certificate.
- Patrick Henry Community College is a member of the Virginia Community College System and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.
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