1651 East Parham Road
Richmond, VA 23228
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • 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 7,759 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7,759 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,428
  • Out-state tuition: $10,266
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 49%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 532 teachers has grown by 66% over five years.
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
532 staff
129 staff
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Student Body

The student population of J Sargeant Reynolds Community College has declined by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 37:1 over five years.
The J Sargeant Reynolds Community College diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,759 students
2,050 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,476 students
843 students
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# Part-Time Students
5,283 students
1,243 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
548 students
232 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,476 students
802 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
169 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
5,283 students
1,243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
20 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
476 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
6%
7%
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% Hispanic
7%
12%
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% Black
28%
21%
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% White
51%
52%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.65
0.66
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
4.19%
2.29%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.19%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,600
$29,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,428 is more than the state average of $3,736. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,266 is more than the state average of $8,977. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,428
$3,736
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$10,266
$8,977
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
71%
85%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,198
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
71%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does J Sargeant Reynolds Community College cost?

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College's tuition is approximately $4,428 for In-State students and $10,266 for Out-State students.

What is J Sargeant Reynolds Community College's ranking?

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Virginia for: Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7,759 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,428
  • Out-state tuition: $10,266
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 49%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,736 per year for in-state students and $8,977 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,561 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Virginia is American National University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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