John Tyler Community College

Chester, VA

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John Tyler Community College

John Tyler Community College

John Tyler Community College Student Essentials

John Tyler Community College Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.jtcc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $3,785
Out-of-State Tuition: $9,548
Retention Rate: 50%
Enrollment: 14,895
Year Established: 1967

About John Tyler Community College

John Tyler Community College’s program for unemployed workers is one of its more attractive offerings.

Located in Chester, Virginia, John Tyler Community College (JTCC) offers those who are unemployed a variety of training opportunities through their “On-Ramp” program.

On-Ramp provides tuition assistance while teaching its students new skills for a new career path. On-Ramp also offers resources for career-searching, educates students on the most-in demand career fields, and helps them devise a career plan.

In order to qualify for On-Ramp, students must be at least 18 years of age, unemployed or underemployed, and seeking a degree or certificate.

JTCC also offers over 50 traditional certificates and associate’s degrees in such programs as business, the arts, sciences, nursing and engineering. For those who do not wish to pursue a career or degree, continuing education courses provide opportunities for personal enrichment as well as basic adult education.

John Tyler Community College’s financial aid foundation has a number of corporate and individual-funded scholarships. These are awarded to eligible students based on their areas of academic study. Other forms of financial assistance include loans, grants and veterans benefits for those who qualify.

John Tyler Community College Location

John Tyler Community College
13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chester, VA 23831


Getting Around John Tyler Community College

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Chester, VA

Winter
Dec
53
35
Jan
50
32
Feb
54
34
Spring
Mar
63
41
Apr
73
49
May
80
58
Summer
Jun
87
67
Jul
91
71
Aug
89
70
Fall
Sep
83
63
Oct
73
52
Nov
63
43

Students

Total Students 14,895

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 5%
  • African American: 27%
  • Caucasian: 60%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 5%
African American 27%
Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 18%
Part-Time 82%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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John Tyler Community College

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