J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

1651 E Parham Road
Richmond, VA 23228-2327
Tel: (804)371-3000
11,861 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 11,861 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 42%.
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Henrico County, VA.
The nearest community college is Fortis College-Richmond (3.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 320 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
College J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (VA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 320 staff
38 staff

Student Body

The student population of 11,861 has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has decreased from 41:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 11,861 students 839 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 37:1
# Full-Time Students 3,312 students
582 students
# Part-Time Students 8,549 students
847 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
% Non Resident 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. 0.58 0.61

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,053 is more than the state average of $3,795. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,816 is more than the state average of $9,558. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,053 $3,795
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,816 $9,558
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 64%
Source: 2014 (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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  • ECPI University
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    Richmond VA  23236