John Tyler Community College

13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester
VA, 23831-5316
Tel: (804)796-4000
10,177 students
Public institution

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John Tyler Community College is a public two-year institution of higher education that has been serving the community since 1967. The College offers a variety of programs and services to primarily the residents of the cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg; and the counties of Amelia, Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Surry and Sussex.
School Highlights:
John Tyler Community College serves 10,177 students (30% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 40%.
John Tyler Community College is one of 7 community colleges within Chesterfield County, VA.
The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Richmond (10.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
John Tyler Community College 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 Public

Student Body

The student population of 10,177 teachers has grown by 42% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 52:1 has increased from 47:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,177 students
1,303 students
John Tyler Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,029 students
834 students
John Tyler Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 7,148 students
1,040 students
John Tyler Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
John Tyler Community College sch enrollment John Tyler Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
John Tyler Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
3%
1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
John Tyler Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
21%
11%
John Tyler Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
68%
66%
John Tyler Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
John Tyler Community College More (2010-2011)
John Tyler Community College sch ethnicity John Tyler 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. 0.49 0.44
John Tyler Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,785 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,548 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,785 $5,890
John Tyler Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,548 $10,050
John Tyler Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

John Tyler Community College is one of twenty-three comprehensive community colleges comprising the Virginia Community College System. As an open-access two-year institution, the college is committed to creating a supportive, learning-centered environment and providing flexible, cost-effective quality educational and workforce training programs that prepare students for transfer, gainful employment, life-long learning, personal fulfillment and social responsibility as global citizens in a rapidly changing world. JTCC offers quality and economical opportunities for workforce development and training, transfer to four-year institutions and recreational and personal interest. The College serves more than 8,500 for-credit students each year and offers 13 associate degrees and 38 certificates. In addition, the institution also serves 8,000 non-credit students and 500 companies and government agencies annually through the Community College Workforce Alliance. John Tyler Community College has a comprehensive mission with regard to its academic programs. This mission is to provide academic preparation for transfer to four-year institutions, career preparation for entry into high demand occupational fields, developmental courses to prepare students for college-level work, job retraining, and life-long learning activities. The College offers the Associate Degrees in Arts and Sciences and in Applied Science. In addition the college has several certificate and career studies certificate programs. John Tyler Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer associate degrees.

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Did You Know?
For Chesterfield County, VA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,917 per year for in-state students and $13,798 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,471 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Chesterfield County, VA is 91%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Chesterfield County, VA 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 0.51, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Chesterfield County, VA is MedSpa Careers Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.