J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

  • 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 8,737 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 320 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty320 staff69 staff
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Student Body

The student population of J Sargeant Reynolds Community College has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 49:1 over five years.
The J Sargeant Reynolds Community College diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment8,737 students2,366 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:131:1
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# Full-Time Students2,453 students861 students
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# Part-Time Students6,284 students1,505 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
6%
6%
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% Hispanic
6%
10%
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% Black
30%
22%
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% White
46%
50%
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% Hawaiian
2%
1%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
4%
4%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.690.68
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College Completion Rate
18%
34%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,600$29,400
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Tuition Cost 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 stayed relatively flat 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 stayed relatively flat 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 Aid66%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,250$11,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,752$5,500
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Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to J Sargeant Reynolds Community College is Fortis College-Richmond (4.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Fortis College-Richmond
    Private for-profit
    425 students | 4.00 Mi2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A
    Richmond, VA 23230
    (804) 323-1020
    4.00425
  • 33 students | 10.30 Mi7914 Midlothian Turnpike
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804) 330-0111
    10.3033
  • ECPI University
    Private, for profit
    11,735 students | 11.10 Mi800 Moorefield Pk Dr
    Richmond, VA 23236
    (804) 330-5533
    11.1011,735
  • MedSpa Careers Institute
    Private, for profit
    10 students | 11.10 Mi800 Moorefield Park Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    (804) 521-0400
    11.1010
  • 741 students | 12.80 Mi8141 Hull St Rd
    North Chesterfield, VA 23235
    (804) 745-2444
    12.80741
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