J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (Top Ranked Community College for 2024) - Richmond, VA (2024)

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1651 East Parham Road
Richmond, VA 23228

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Tel: (804) 371-3000

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  • 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 (2024)

  • 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

Largest student body

School Overview

The teacher population of 532 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 10% over five years.

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.

The J Sargeant Reynolds Community College diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.

Total Enrollment

7,759 students

2,063 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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# 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

101 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%

20%

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% White

51%

52%

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% Hawaiian

n/a

n/a

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% Non Resident races

2%

2%

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% Unknown races

1%

3%

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Diversity Score

0.65

0.67

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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)

28%

38%

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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)

n/a

0.39%

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 $3,748. 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

$3,748

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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

$10,500

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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 newestcommunity college - was founded in 1972 to serve the capitol regionin and around the city of Richmond. In just over 25 years, J.Sargeant Reynolds has grown into the third largest college in theVirginia Community College System, enrolling students at threemajor campuses, at 5 off-campus sites, and "virtually" throughdistance learning. J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College has threeacademic campuses - the Downtown Academic Campus, the Parham RoadAcademic Campus and the Western Academic Campus. The Parham RoadAcademic 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 broadrange of occupational/technical programs in the areas of business,engineering, and public service. Students attend Reynolds fordegrees that transfer to four-year universities and colleges inVirginia and elsewhere, degrees, certificates, and career studiescertificates that prepare credit students for employment, creditcourses for students who do not currently wish to complete anentire program - during the day, evening, on weekends, via distancelearning and through dual enrollment and workforce developmentcourses and services through the Community College WorkforceAlliance (CCWA). JSRCC's occupational/technical plans, designed toprepare students for employment as technicians, paraprofessionalsand skilled craftsmen. In these two-year plans, you can earn anAssociate of Applied Arts (AAA) or Associate of Applied Science(AAS) degree. For even quicker and more focused preparation for anoccupation, you can complete a Certificate (C) plan in two or threesemesters.

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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to J Sargeant Reynolds Community College is Fortis College-Richmond (4.0 miles away)

School

Location

Miles

Students

Fortis College-Richmond

Private for-profit

2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 323-1020

4.0 miles

| 507 students

Centura College-Richmond Main

Private for-profit

7914 Midlothian Turnpike
North Chesterfield, VA 23235
(804) 330-0111

10.3 miles

| 160 students

ECPI University - Richmond

Private, for profit

800 Moorefield Pk Dr
Richmond, VA 23236
(804) 330-5533

11.1 miles

| 11,735 students

MedSpa Careers Institute

Private, for profit

800 Moorefield Park Drive
Richmond, VA 23236
(804) 521-0400

11.1 miles

| 10 students

Private, non-profit

8141 Hull St Rd
North Chesterfield, VA 23235
(804) 745-2444

12.8 miles

| 741 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • 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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For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,748 per year for in-state students and $8,977 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,590 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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