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John Tyler Community College Overview

John Tyler Community College is a public institution located in Chester, Virginia. Chester is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is John Tyler Community College Known For?

1,854 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at John Tyler Community College is the associate's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 27% of the faculty were full-time.

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John Tyler Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

John Tyler Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#23 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#133 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#173 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#312 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at John Tyler Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Other Visual Art Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Mental & Social Health Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Most Popular Industrial Production Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#122 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#225 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#225 Most Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#244 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is John Tyler Community College?

Location of John Tyler Community College

Contact details for John Tyler Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, VA 23831-5316
Phone: 804-796-4000
Website: https://jtcc.edu

How Do I Get Into John Tyler Community College?

You can apply to John Tyler Community College online at: https://www.jtcc.edu/apply

As long as you submit the requested materials to John Tyler Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford John Tyler Community College?

13% Take Out Loans
12.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At John Tyler Community College, approximately 13% of students took out student loans averaging $4,570 a year. That adds up to $18,280 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at John Tyler Community College is 12.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

John Tyler Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,581 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,152 undergraduate students at John Tyler Community College, with 2,581 being full-time and 7,571 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  John Tyler Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,581 full-time undergraduates at John Tyler Community College, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  John Tyler Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of John Tyler Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of John Tyler Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 103
Black or African American 557
Hispanic or Latino 339
White 1,349
International Students 27
Other Races/Ethnicities 206

Online Learning at John Tyler Community College

1,381 Took All Classes Online
3,385 Took At Least One Class Online
7.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,385 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at John Tyler Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 9th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of John Tyler Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at John Tyler Community College was 7.6%. This is the #1,479 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at John Tyler Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of John Tyler Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Criminal Justice & Corrections 12%
Electronics Engineering Technology 26%
Engineering Technologies 28%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 9%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 12%
Human Development & Family Studies 9%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 7%
Liberal Arts General Studies 7%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at John Tyler Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at John Tyler Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Museum Studies #4
Electronics Engineering Technology #13
Human Development & Family Studies #72
Engineering Technologies #91
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #91
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #129
Criminal Justice & Corrections #248
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #281
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #298
Liberal Arts General Studies #298

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

John Tyler Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 516 398 914
Nursing 94 84 0 178
Business Administration & Management 13 129 0 142
Other Visual Art 4 47 30 81
Electronics Engineering Technology 66 0 0 66
Mental & Social Health Services 16 46 0 62
Precision Metal Working 37 0 22 59
Industrial Production Technology 41 17 0 58
Human Development & Family Studies 30 9 15 54
Criminal Justice & Corrections 28 23 0 51
Allied Health Professions 23 12 0 35
Computer Information Systems 5 22 0 27
General Engineering 0 19 0 19
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 17 0 0 17
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 15 0 15
Legal Support Services 13 0 0 13
Funeral & Mortuary Science 1 10 0 11
Accounting 6 4 0 10
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 10 0 10
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 9 0 0 9
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 6 0 0 6
Health Sciences & Services 0 5 0 5
Construction 0 0 4 4
Museum Studies 4 0 0 4
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 3 0 3
Computer Software & Applications 1 0 0 1
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0
Computer Science 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Surveying Engineering 0 0 0 0
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 0 0
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 0 0 0 0
General Psychology 0 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 414 971 469 1,854

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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