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Lord Fairfax Community College

Lord Fairfax Community College is an Associate's college with 7238 students located in Middletown, VA.

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions


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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 7,238
Gender 38% Male / 62% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 28% Full Time / 72% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 39% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 82%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 2%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 6%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%


Student Publications: LFCC Focus

  • Dance
  • Government or Political Activity
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Newspaper
  • Musical Theater
  • Drama/Theater

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center reduced course load remedial instruction tutoring study skills assistance
  • Counseling Services: career counseling economically disadvantaged students services financial aid counseling adult (re-entering) student services/programs veteran's counselor
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): double major dual enrollment of high school students honors program independent study english as a second language (esl)
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (75%), Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (10%), Computer and Information Sciences (4%), Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other (2%), Engineering Technology (2%), Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other (1%)

Majors Offered


A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.


Any instructional program in business and administration not listed above.

Any instructional program in administrative and secretarial services not listed above.


A program that prepares individuals, under the remote supervision of physicians, to recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies in prehospital settings and to supervise Ambulance personnel. Includes instruction in basic, intermediate, and advanced EMT procedures; emergency surgical procedures; medical triage; rescue operations; crisis scene management and personnel supervision; equipment operation and maintenance; patient stabilization, monitoring, and care; drug administration; identification and preliminary diagnosis of diseases and injuries; communication and computer operations; basic anatomy, physiology, pathology, and toxicology; and professional standards and regulations.

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Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
Assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of health information administrators and other professionals, to construct medical records and clinical databases, perform manipulations on retrieved data, control the security and quality of records, and supervise data entry and technical maintenance personnel. Includes instruction in clinical and biomedical science data and information requirements, database management, data coding and validation, information security, quality control, health information content and structure, medical business procedures, and legal requirements.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry's numerical coding system.

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

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Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.



A general program that focuses on computing, computer science, and information science and systems. Such programs are undifferentiated as to title and content and are not to be confused with specific programs in computer science, information science, or related support services.

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Computer and Information Systems Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
Computer and Information Research Scientists
Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.
Computer Systems Analysts
Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.
Database Administrators
Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.
Computer Network Architects
Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
Computer Occupations, All Other
All computer occupations not listed separately.
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in computer science. May specialize in a field of computer science, such as the design and function of computers or operations and research analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that generally prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers engaged in a wide variety of projects. Includes instruction in various engineering support functions for research, production, and operations, and applications to specific engineering specialties.


A program that prepares individuals to be primary providers of home, family, residential, or institutional-based child care services. Includes instruction in child growth and development, nutrition, recreation, planning and supervision of play and learning activities, child abuse and neglect prevention, parent-child relationships, and applicable legal and administrative requirements.

Job Opportunities:

Childcare Workers
Attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.

Administration & Faculty

President Cheryl Thompson-Stacy
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 75
Student : Faculty Ratio 18 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 37 : 62
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100
International Faculty 1




Selectivity Score: 22/100

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Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $6,821 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $5,645
$30K-$48K $6,640
$48K-$75K $8,881
$75K-$110K $10,612
$110K+ $10,732

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $3,675, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.


On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $3,675 Same as On-Campus
Fees $330 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $7,630
Books $1,600 $1,600
Total (before financial aid) $5,605 $13,235


On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $8,973 Same as On-Campus
Fees $870 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $7,630
Books $1,600 $1,600
Total (before financial aid) $11,443 $19,073

Students Receiving Aid

52% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 15% $4,613
Federal Scholarships/Grants 39% $4,031
Institutional Grants 12% $1,607
Other Federal Grants 1% $1,201
Other Loans 1% $4,667
Pell Grants 39% $4,013
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 30% $914
Student Loans 16% $4,615

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

32% of students graduated in six years.

70% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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