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John Tyler Community College

Chester, VA 2-Year Public
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About John Tyler Community College

John Tyler Community College Overview

John Tyler Community College is a public, state school in a suburban setting in Chester, Virginia. John Tyler Community College was founded in 1967 and now enrolls around 8,558 students per year year, which includes 8,558 undergrads.

Student Involvement at John Tyler Community College

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of John Tyler Community College's theater groups.

John Tyler Community College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? John Tyler Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at John Tyler Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 John Tyler Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $4,650
Out-of-State $9,948

Is John Tyler Community College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what John Tyler Community College offers and if it might be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at John Tyler Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for John Tyler Community College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with John Tyler Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

John Tyler Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of John Tyler Community College's endowment was $8 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $5,184 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at John Tyler Community College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on John Tyler Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at John Tyler Community College.

Based on this information, is John Tyler Community College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is John Tyler Community College a good school for you?

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Where is John Tyler Community College?

John Tyler Community College is located in the suburban setting of Chester, Virginia, in the suburbs of Richmond.

If you are interested in seeing John Tyler Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Chester, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Richmond International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what John Tyler Community College and Chester are like without leaving home.

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College Info

13101 Jefferson Davis Highway Chester, VA 23831-5316

Campus Setting: Suburban

John Tyler Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to John Tyler Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to John Tyler Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

John Tyler Community College ACT Scores

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John Tyler Community College SAT Scores

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John Tyler Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$6,260

In State

$11,558

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,650
$9,948
Fees
$150
$150
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
$1,460
$1,460

Student Life

Wondering what life at John Tyler Community College is like? There are approximately 8,558 students enrolled at John Tyler Community College. 23% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from VA and 5% percent of students are from other states.

23%

Full Time

77%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,558

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,800

Out-of-State

$10,098

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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