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A long history of promoting excellence in the nursing community!

We hope that you will find the information needed to get started in the nursing field. The nursing program at Laurel Ridge has a long history of promoting excellence in the nursing community. The Licensed Practical Nursing Program began in 1995 and graduated its first practical nurse in 1996. The Associate Degree Nursing Program began in 2000 and graduated its first registered nurse in 2002.

Students may take general education courses at any of the four college locations. Nursing programs are offered at the Fauquier Campus and Middletown campus.

Prospective students are encouraged to attend a session to learn more about the application requirements and procedures.

Welcome Letter


On behalf of the faculty and staff of the AAS nursing program, I extend our warmest welcome to you. The faculty, staff, and I are honored to be a part of your preparation in becoming a Registered Nurse. The AAS nursing program has a history of providing an excellent education in preparing future nurses. The AAS nursing program is accessible at two sites; The Middletown Campus and the Fauquier Campus.

The AAS nursing program offers a program dedicated to keeping with the needs of today’s healthcare environment. The faculty and staff are committed to helping you, our future nurses, succeed in your nursing career. Graduates from the AAS nursing program are achieving distinguished careers as caring and competent professionals who maintain high standards of excellence. As a graduate of the AAS Nursing Program, you will be prepared to meet today’s healthcare challenges and opportunities within the communities you serve.

Please do not hesitate in contacting us if there is any way in which we can be of assistance to you. Your success in the program is important to us. We hope you enjoy this challenging and rewarding journey to achieving your goal of becoming a Registered Nurse.

Again, our warmest welcome to the  AAS Nursing Program.

Yours in Education,

Kristina Simpson, MSN, RN, FCN

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The Associate of Applied Science Degree is fully approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing. The Practical Nursing Program is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing.

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300 | Richmond, VA 23233 | Phone 804.367.4515

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The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing Program at Laurel Ridge Community College is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 | Atlanta, GA 30326 | Phone: 404.975.5000