Patrick Henry Community College, Martinsville (PHCC)

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645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112

PHCC Description

Located in Martinsville, Virginia, Patrick Henry Community College provides not just comprehensive academics, but also extensive support for students facing all kinds of educational and other challenges.

Patrick Henry’s academics include offerings in business, information technology, medical programs, industrial careers and liberal arts for those who wish to transfer to a four-year school.

Committed to helping students from challenged backgrounds, Patrick Henry also has the Middle College, a career development program for students aged 17 to 24 who have not completed high school. On top of taking classes, students in this program get comprehensive support and career counseling.

Along these same lines is the Great Expectations program, which provides education and professional training to students in their teens and twenties who are or were in foster care.

Student life is also service-oriented. Not only are student services such as career development provided, activities also focus on service, with students volunteering at such charitable organizations as The United Way and The Boys and Girls Club.

Other student life options may be found through Patrick Henry’s student organizations, which include cultural, artistic, religious and academic clubs.

Tuition is waived for students in the Middle College and Great Expectations programs and reduced for senior citizens. Other students who wish to apply for financial aid may need to meet some requirements, such as having a diploma or GED.

Patrick Henry has an open admissions policy, so get started today!

Quick Facts about Patrick Henry Community College, Martinsville

Region

Mid-Atlantic

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Website

www.ph.vccs.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$ 3,805

Out-of-State Tuition

$ 3,192

Retention Rate

60%

Enrollment

3,109

Year Established

1962

PHCC Students

Total Students
3,109

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
1%
African American
25%
Caucasian
71%
Unknown and Other
2%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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