J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Tel: (804)371-3000
12,447 students
Public institution
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College provides access to education that develops individuals for employment and career advancement, prepares students for successful transfer to colleges and universities, promotes personal enrichment and lifelong learning, and builds a skilled workforce that contributes to regional economic development.
School Highlights:
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College serves 12,447 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 46%.
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Henrico County, VA.
The nearest community college is Centura College-Richmond Westend (2.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 359 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
College J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 359 staff
61 staff
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 12,447 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has decreased from 49:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 12,447 students 1,296 students
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
21:1
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 3,675 students
814 students
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 8,772 students
1,040 students
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
4%
5%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
5%
21%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
36%
15%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
49%
51%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Unknown (2008-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Non Resident (2007-2013)
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.63 0.68
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,248 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,086 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,248 $5,660
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,086 $10,250
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 67%
89%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College - Virginia's newest community college - was founded in 1972 to serve the capitol region in and around the city of Richmond. In just over 25 years, J. Sargeant Reynolds has grown into the third largest college in the Virginia Community College System, enrolling students at three major campuses, at 5 off-campus sites, and "virtually" through distance learning. J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College has three academic campuses - the Downtown Academic Campus, the Parham Road Academic Campus and the Western Academic Campus. The Parham Road Academic Campus, located one mile west of I-95 in Henrico County, offers college transfer programs in liberal arts, education, engineering, science, and computer science, as well as a broad range of occupational/technical programs in the areas of business, engineering, and public service. Students attend Reynolds for degrees that transfer to four-year universities and colleges in Virginia and elsewhere, degrees, certificates, and career studies certificates that prepare credit students for employment, credit courses for students who do not currently wish to complete an entire program - during the day, evening, on weekends, via distance learning and through dual enrollment and workforce development courses and services through the Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA). JSRCC's occupational/technical plans, designed to prepare students for employment as technicians, paraprofessionals and skilled craftsmen. In these two-year plans, you can earn an Associate of Applied Arts (AAA) or Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. For even quicker and more focused preparation for an occupation, you can complete a Certificate (C) plan in two or three semesters.

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Did You Know?
For Richmond private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,805 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Richmond community colleges have a 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. of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Richmond is J Sargeant Reynolds Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.