John Tyler Community College

John Tyler Community College

John Tyler Community College, also referred to as JTCC, is a coeducational, public, two-year community college. It is one of 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System. Its main campus is located in Chester, Virginia, United States. It has another campus in Midlothian, Virginia. It was established in 1967. It was named after President John Tyler, who was from the Greater Richmond Region and is buried in Hollywood Cemetery.

John Tyler Community College is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • Division of Arts and Sciences
  • Division of Professional and Technical Studies
  • Division of Extended Learning and Distance Education

The College grants admission to more than 11,000 students annually. John Tyler Community College is well known for majors it offers in the fields of drama and performing arts and therapy and counseling.

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John Tyler Community College
13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chester , VA 23831-5316
General Phone: (804) 796-4000

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John Tyler Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Therapy and Counseling254physical therapist assistant, mental and social health services
Liberal Arts225liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Nursing and Emergency Medicine142registered nursing
Business and Management25business administration, accounting and related services
Security and Law Enforcement21criminal justice and administration
Funeral and Mortuary Science18funeral and mortuary
Family and Social Work16child care provider
Drama and Performing Arts14various performing arts
Computer Science and Engineering12computer and info science
Engineering Technician9industrial tech, mechanical engineering related tech
Construction Trades8construction
Architecture and Planning8architectural tech
Production Trades5welding, precision metal working
Education and Teaching1teacher aide
Office and Administration0business support services
Mechanics and Repair0industrial electronics tech
Science and Laboratory Technician0biology tech

Number of programs and degrees for John Tyler Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree51216
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years2810
Award of less than 1 academic year2181

John Tyler Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, John Tyler Community College had a total enrollment of 8,082 students (4,484 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 65%
Black 26%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 19%
18-19 20%
20-21 14%
22-24 10%
25-29 11%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown1%

John Tyler Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 62 %
Part-Time 50 %

John Tyler Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

John Tyler Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,635
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,889
Books and supplies $ 800

Financial Aid:
John Tyler Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 400400)

John Tyler Community College Faculty

John Tyler Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2747

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*1*
Associate professorcalendar year0*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*4$56,947

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year8$63,6315$62,801
Associate professoracademic year11$63,54612$59,165
Assistant professoracademic year8$52,13921$55,181
Instructoracademic year2*5$43,930
All faculty totalacademic year29$59,84743$55,871

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

John Tyler Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architectural Technology/Technician

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other

Production Trades
Precision Metal Working, Other
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Physical Therapist Assistant

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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