Bryant & Stratton College-Richmond

  • Bryant & Stratton was founded 150 years ago to provide practical workplace education. The requirements of the workplace have continuously evolved since our founding and, as we transition from the industrial to the information age, the evolution has accelerated. Keeping abreast of these contemporary needs requires the college to continuously revise and enhance curriculum, modify outcomes, and embrace or develop new teaching and learning methodologies.
School Highlights
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Richmond serves 626 students (51% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Richmond is one of 6 community colleges within Chesterfield County, VA.
  • The nearest community college to Bryant & Stratton College-Richmond is Centura College-Richmond Main (2.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Bryant & Stratton College-Richmond places among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Bryant & Stratton College-Richmond(VA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty36 staff45 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Bryant & Stratton College-Richmond has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The Bryant & Stratton College-Richmond diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment626 students1,577 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:136:1
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# Full-Time Students322 students717 students
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# Part-Time Students304 students860 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
3%
8%
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% Black
64%
22%
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% White
28%
57%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.62
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,300$29,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,052 is more than the state average of $14,297. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,052$14,297
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$24,200$10,502
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,646$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • For well over a century, Bryant & Stratton's fundamental mission has been to provide individuals with skills that are immediately transferable to the workplace and to help them develop in their careers. From Dr. J. C. Bryant's Business Practice "learning lab" of the 1850's to the Active Learning of today, and from early correspondence courses conducted via mail to online education and training conducted via the Internet, Bryant & Stratton has evolved into an educational institution poised for the 21st century, committed to the same principles set forth by its founders. Bryant & Stratton College's 15 degree programs provide you with cutting edge skills as well as real-world experience, giving you a decided advantage in fields with exciting futures. Through accelerated degree programs and flexible schedules, including day, evening, weekend or online courses, Bryant & Stratton College can get you into the workforce faster – a career-focused approach that has helped 90% of recent Bryant & Stratton College graduates find placement within their chosen fields. With more than 150 years of teaching experience, Bryant & Stratton offers a variety of Bachelors and Associate degrees at 15 different campus locations. Degrees offered at Richmond Campus includes Accounting, Administrative Assistant, BA - General Management, BA - Information Technology, Business, Criminal Justice, Human Resources Specialist, Information Technology, Medical Assisting and Paralegal Studies.

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,550 per year for in-state students and $9,760 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,297 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.