J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

1651 E Parham Road
Richmond, VA 23228-2327
Tel: (804)371-3000
  • 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 11,861 students (28% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Henrico County, VA.
  • The nearest community college is Fortis College-Richmond (3.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 320 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (VA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 320 staff 38 staff
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 11,861 has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has decreased from 41:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 11,861 students 1,443 students
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 37:1 36:1
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 3,312 students 596 students
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 8,549 students 847 students
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
5%
6%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
8%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
28%
22%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
58%
57%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
2%
1%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Hawaiian (2013-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Non Resident (2008-2016)
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.62
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
13%
30%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $32,600 $29,600
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,428 is less than the state average of $4,711. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,266 is more than the state average of $10,146. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,428 $4,711
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,266 $10,146
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 64% 87%
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $12,740 $11,000
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $6,660 $5,500
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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.

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  • ECPI University
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    11,735 students | 10.90 Mi800 Moorefield Pk Dr
    Richmond VA  23236
    (804)330-5533
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