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John Tyler Community College

Chester, VA

At A Glance

Main Address

13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy

Chester, VA 23831-5316

https://jtcc.edu/

Admission Office

13101 Jefferson Davis Highway

Chester, VA 23831-5316

(804) 706-5211

Fax : (804) 796-4362

admissionsandrecords@jtcc.edu

Contact : Leigh Baxter

Director Admissions and Records and Registrar

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 5342

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 10,152

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,569

In-State Tuition : $4,800.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $10,098.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 23 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 53.0%
Health Professions : 15.0%
Business/Marketing : 14.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Architecture & Related Programs
Architectural Technology/Technician A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Business Administration and Management, General A
Hospitality Administration/Management, General C
Real Estate C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies A

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Science A
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C
Information Technology A

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General C
Electrician A

Education
Elementary Education and Teaching A
Secondary Education and Teaching A

Engineering
Engineering, General A
Surveying Engineering C

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician C
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians C
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician C
Industrial Technology/Technician A C

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care Provider/Assistant A C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) A C
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General A
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage C
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal C

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A
Humanities/Humanistic Studies A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician C
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician C

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences A
Museology/Museum Studies C

Personal & Culinary Services
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General A

Precision Production
Welding Technology/Welder C

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration A C

Visual & Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A
Music, General A
Photography C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Cooperative Education

Internships

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

2115 Public computers, available in: Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Geographic Location : 16 miles from Richmond, VA.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 10,152

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,569

Degree-seeking undergrads : 6,379

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 24

Full time students average age : 21

In state students : 95.0%

Out of state students : 5.0%

Part Time students : 62.0%

Percentage of males : 43.0%

Percentage of females : 57.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 5.0%

Black African American : 21.0%

Asian : 4.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 11.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 2.0%

White : 57.0%

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Trailblazers

Sport's Levels Available

Club

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Financial aid counseling

Personal counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Basketball

Men's Club

Women's Club

Soccer

Men's Club

Women's Club

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Club

Women's Club

Volleyball

Men's Club

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: Not reported

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Enrolled : 1,569

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Please contact college for information about its use of SAT scores

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: AP credit is only awarded to students who are enrolled in classes at John Tyler Community College and have officially declared a major. For evaluation, students must have official AP score reports forwarded from ETS to the Office of Student Records at JTCC.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

4

0

Math

4

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 131

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 132

All

Art History

3

6

ART 101, 102

All

Biology

3

8

BIO 101, 102

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MTH 263

All

Calculus BC

3

8

MTH 263, 264

All

Chemistry

3

8

CHM 111, 112

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

6

CHI 201, 202

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

PLS 120

All

Computer Science A

3

4

CSC 201

All

Computer Science Principles

3

3

CSC 200

All

Drawing

3

3

ART 121

All

English Language and Composition

3

6

ENG 111, 112

All

English Literature and Composition

3

6

ENG 111, 112

All

Environmental Science

3

8

ENV 121, 122

All

European History

3

6

HIS 101, 102

All

French Language and Culture

3

6

FRE 201, 202

All

German Language and Culture

3

6

GER 201, 202

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEO 210

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

3

ITA 201-202

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

6

JPN 201, 202

All

Latin

3

6

LAT 201, 202

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECO 201

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECO 202

All

Music Theory

3

8

MUS 111, 112

All

Physics 1

3

4

PHY 201

All

Physics 2

3

4

PHY 202

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

PHY 242

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

PHY 241

All

Psychology

3

3

PSY 200

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

6

SPA 201, 202

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

6

SPA 233 and SPA 234 or SPA 271 and SPA 272

All

Statistics

3

3

MTH 245

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

PLS 211

All

United States History

3

6

HIS 121, 122

All

World History: Modern

3

6

HIS 111, 112

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

6

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

6

Biology

50

4

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

4

Chemistry

50

4

College Algebra

50

3

College Composition

50

3

College Composition Modular with Optional Essay

50

3

College Mathematics

50

4

English Literature

50

6

French I

50

8

French II

62

6

German I

50

8

German II

63

6

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

6

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

4

Pre Calculus

50

6

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Spanish I

50

8

Spanish II

66

6

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 71.0%

% of loans / jobs : 29.0%

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Linda Smith

Financial aid office phone : (855) 874-6684

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $155.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $331.60

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Job Skills

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$4,800.00

$4,800.00

$4,800.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$10,098.00

$10,098.00

$10,098.00

Room only:

--

$8,990.00

--

Books and supplies:

$1,460.00

$1,460.00

$1,460.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$2,400.00

$2,400.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,840.00

$1,840.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$6,260.00

$19,490.00

$10,500.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$11,558.00

$24,788.00

$15,798.00

Important cost information from the school: Out-of-state students pay an additional $705 capital outlay fee.

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

Must be eligible to return to last school attended. If a transfer student is academically ineligible to return to the previous college, students must appeal for admission to John Tyler Community College by submitting a letter to the dean of students at least four weeks prior to the desired semester of admissions.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $10,098.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $8,990.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $331.60

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students