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J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Also known as Reynolds Community College

1651 East Parham Road, Richmond, VA

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J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, located in Richmond, Virginia, was established in 1972 as one of the final institutions to be established within the statewide Virginia Community College System. The school was named after Lieutenant Governor J. Sargeant Reynolds in recognition of his support for the establishment of the system. The system is comprised of 23 schools, and JSRCC is the third largest within it, operating three campuses to cover its designated service area. The school is dedicated to providing all its students the best education possible by constantly reviewing and updating programs, services and facilities to meet the needs of current and future students.

Academics

As one of the largest community colleges in Virginia, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College offers a large number of programs that provide transfer or career opportunities. Academic transfer is accomplished through the completion of the first two years of a four year education at JSRCC, followed by applying to one's desired school or schools for transfer, after which they will continue their education by completing the final two years and earning their bachelor's degree. Students transferring to a public Virginia institution will find transfer easier through agreements in place that guarantee admission when certain academic certain requirements are met. Transfer to private or out of state schools will have varying requirements that should be researched well in advance if one desires to attend.

Career training programs provide an education in a given field, the completion of which allows an individual to enter the workforce as a qualified professional. Students will have a mixture of classroom and practical courses, learning the methods and techniques required by the chosen field and then utilizing a controlled environment in order to practice and perfect them. These programs typically take between one and two years to complete. Upon graduation the student will receive a certificate or degree that demonstrates competency and may be useful when pursuing employment after graduation.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College is an open enrollment institution, and as a result allows any individuals that chooses to pursue higher education to enroll, an act accomplished by meeting the minimum requirements for enrollment, providing a completed application, and paying all accrued fees at the start of each semester. Students are also required to supply transcripts and standardized test scores test scores if available, and may be used in lieu of the required placement exam. Students are encouraged to participate in new student orientation and to meet with a counselor to discuss goals and program enrollment.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships. Students requiring aid must provide their financial information by completing and submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which will be used by the school to determine the need, program eligibility and awards for the student when constructing his or her aid package. Aid must be reapplied for prior to each academic year and students may be asked to provide additional information at random in order to verify the accuracy of their FAFSA.

Clubs and Organizations

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College is home to a number of clubs and organization designed for student participation in a variety of interests, topics, and subjects. Students are encouraged to participate in a club or organization that meets his or her interests or provides a new avenue to explore. Clubs meet regularly throughout the year, with some having activities that extend beyond the campus. Clubs and organizations are also an excellent way to meet new people and socialize.

Clubs and organizations include:

  • Anime Club
  • Green Club
  • Photography Club
  • Student Senate
  • Video Game Club

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $4,100-$5,000
    • Out-of-State: $9,400-$11,330
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $140-$170 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $320-$380 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid61%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships53%$4,727
Receiving Student Loans19%$5,428
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, J Sargeant Reynolds Community College may offer student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in Virginia.

 Reynolds Community CollegeHenrico CountyVirginia
Graduation Rate13.3%-25.0%
Transfer-out Rate15.5%-12.0%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1973)
  • Dental Laboratory Technician Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1973)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by J Sargeant Reynolds Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
61%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
19:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
12

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,088