J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Richmond, VA 23228
Write a Review

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College is one of the twenty-four public 2-year colleges in Virginia. The campus is located in a suburb, in Richmond.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 9,334 students attend the school. Every year 18% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,376, and fees were $510. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,674 and $1,140 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students9,334
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs

The J. Sargeant Reynolds ADN program is fully approved by Virginia state board of nursing and students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to apply to sit for NCLEX.

Additional Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  • Enroll in Pre-Nursing and Allied Health Career Studies Certificate (cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher)
  • Complete required science and general education courses
  • Transcripts for all college level coursework (Minimum of a ‘C’ grade)
  • Kaplan Nursing Admission Test

Admission to the nursing program is competitive. Qualified candidates will be ranked on the basis of their Kaplan Nursing Admission Test scores and the various components of their application.

Deadlines for applications for entry into the nursing program are on the 4th Monday of every September for enrollment in the spring semester, on the 4th Monday in January of each year for the summer quarter and on the 4th of Monday in March of each year for admission in the fall quarter.

LPNs and transfer students who have completed at least one semester of nursing classes with clinical practice are eligible to apply for advanced placement.  Applicants seeking advanced placement need to meet all application requirements including transcripts.

Transfer applicants need to present a written statement from their previous school establishing that they are students in good standing eligible to progress in the program.

All students who enter the program are required participate in a compulsory information session.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 1 3
Associate's degree 13 77
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 7
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 93.1%
  • NCLEX-RN: 91.4%

Compare Schools

Nursing schools located within 84 miles radius of J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Centura College - Richmond Westend
3 miles away
John Tyler Community College
20 miles away
Rappahannock Community College
47 miles away
Germanna Community College
54 miles away
Southside Virginia Community College
60 miles away
Piedmont Virginia Community College
61 miles away
College of Southern Maryland
68 miles away
Thomas Nelson Community College
70 miles away
Paul D Camp Community College
73 miles away
Northern Virginia Community College
84 miles away

Frequently compared schools

College of the Desert
offers 3 nursing programs
Evergreen Valley College
offers 2 nursing programs
Jefferson State Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
Ohlone College
offers 1 nursing programs
Victor Valley College
offers 2 nursing programs
Oakton Community College
offers 2 nursing programs
Henry Ford College
offers 2 nursing programs
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
Prince George's Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
Fayetteville Technical Community College
offers 4 nursing programs


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1974 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1979 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$146/credit
In State Students$146/credit
Out of State Students$322/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $6,570 $6,570 $14,490
ADN 70 $10,220 $10,220 $22,540
BSN 125 $18,250 $18,250 $40,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 64% of J Sargeant Reynolds Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 47% $4,330
Other Federal Grant 2% $842
State Grant & Scholarships 25% $1,541
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 5% $2,656
Federal Student Loans 14% $4,953
Private Loans 1% $3,734


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,234
$30,001 to $48,000$6,293
$48,001 to $75,000$7,889
$75,001 to $110,000$10,840
Over $110,000$11,512

Calculate your net price

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Reviews (0)

If you are a current or former student of this school, please help out prospective students by sharing your experience with the school. We also welcome faculty members and staff members to leave a review and answer students questions.

Overall Rating
Value for Money
You can leave a review using your real name or an alias.
If you want us to contact you when your review receives a comment, leave an email address here. Your email will not be published.
Enter the name of the degree program you are attended at this school.
Minimum 100 characters. Tell others about your experience. What did you like about this school?

Your review will be reviewed and published if approved. Review guideline.

Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
1651 East Parham Road
Richmond, VA 23228

Find nursing programs near you