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

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 stayed the same 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
Student:Teacher Ratio17:136:1
# Full-Time Students322 students717 students
# Part-Time Students304 students860 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
6%
% Hispanic
3%
8%
% Black
64%
22%
% White
28%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Diversity Score0.510.62
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,300$29,400

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
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%78%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$24,200$10,502
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$6,646$5,500
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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 167 students | 2.70 Mi7914 Midlothian Turnpike
    Richmond VA  23235
    (804)330-0111
    2.70167
  • ECPI University
    Private, for profit
    11,735 students | 3.60 Mi800 Moorefield Pk Dr
    Richmond VA  23236
    (804)330-5533
    3.6011,735
  • MedSpa Careers Institute
    Private, for profit
    10 students | 3.60 Mi800 Moorefield Park Drive
    Richmond VA  23236
    (804)521-0400
    3.6010
  • 205 students | 8.80 Mi751 WEST HUNDRED ROAD
    Chester VA  23836
    8.80205
  • Fortis College-Richmond
    Private, for profit
    491 students | 8.90 Mi2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A
    Richmond VA  23230
    (804)323-1020
    8.90491
Recent Articles
As careers in science, technology, engineering, and math become more prevalent, community colleges are shifting their focus to meet demand and secure their place in a rapidly changing educational landscape.
The cost of obtaining a college degree is high, especially at private universities. Students can save a great deal by choosing community college, but there are still other costs to consider. Read on to learn what costs to expect in community college and to learn some essential money management tips.
You’ve heard the saying that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Unfortunately, many community college students find that their academic chain in school is full of weak links. Read on to learn the challenges that keep community college students from achieving success and what schools and students can do to resolve those issues.
Did You Know?
For Richmond private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,668 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Richmond community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Richmond is ECPI University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.