Top Richmond Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 5 top community colleges in Richmond, Virginia, serving 13,029 students.
  • For Richmond private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,668 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Richmond community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black).

Top Richmond, VA Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 8141 Hull St Rd
    Richmond VA  23235
    (804)745-2444

    626 students
  • 7914 Midlothian Turnpike
    Richmond VA  23235
    (804)330-0111

    167 students
  • ECPI University
    Private, for profit
    800 Moorefield Pk Dr
    Richmond VA  23236
    (804)330-5533

    11,735 students
  • Fortis College-Richmond
    Private, for profit
    2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A
    Richmond VA  23230
    (804)323-1020

    491 students
  • MedSpa Careers Institute
    Private, for profit
    800 Moorefield Park Drive
    Richmond VA  23236
    (804)521-0400

    10 students
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