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 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Henrico County, VA.
The nearest community college is Centura College-Richmond Westend (2.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 359 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
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
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 12,447 teachers 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 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
12,447 students
1,266 students
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
3,675 students
810 students
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 8,772 students
1,017 students
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College sch enrollment J Sargeant Reynolds Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
5%
7%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
36%
12%
% White
49%
57%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College sch ethnicity J Sargeant Reynolds Community College sta ethnicity
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 0.53
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 $5,740. 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 $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,248 $5,740
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,086 $10,260
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 67%
89%
Source: 2013 (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.

Nearby Schools:

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  • Richmond Centura College-Richmond Westend
    Private for-profit
    7001 W. Broad St.
    Richmond, VA 23294
    (8.0)467-2230
    2.9  Mi  |  0  students
  • Richmond Fortis College-Richmond
    Private for-profit
    2000 Westmoreland Street Suite A
    Richmond, VA 23230
    (804)323-1020
    3.7  Mi  |  478  students
  • Chester Chester Career College
    Public
    751 WEST HUNDRED ROAD
    Chester, VA 23836
    (804)751-9191
    3.8  Mi  |  172  students
  • Richmond Centura College-Richmond Main
    Private for-profit
    7914 Midlothian Turnpike
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804)330-0111
    10.1  Mi  |  229  students
  • Richmond ITT Technical Institute-Richmond
    Private for-profit
    300 Gateway Centre Pky
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804)330-4992
    10.4  Mi  |  637  students
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