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Fast Facts

John Tyler Community College is a two-year, public institution of higher education and one of the largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia.

John Tyler Community College adds value to the greater Richmond community by offering:

  • Transfer degree programs that include freshman- and sophomore-level classes that transfer into bachelor degree programs
  • Guaranteed admissions agreements with more than 35 four-year colleges and universities 
  • More than 75 in-demand career and technical programs
  • Hands-on training opportunities in high-tech classrooms and labs
  • Courses that lead to industry-recognized credentials and licenses
  • Personal enrichment and professional development classes for lifetime learning
  • Professors committed to excellence in teaching
  • High-quality, easily accessible, and affordable education for our entire community

Students Served:

Tyler served more than 13,600 students during the 2019-20 academic year. It also assisted more than 6,300 learners through its workforce development division, Community College Workforce Alliance.

Community Impact:

  • In fiscal year 2017-18, John Tyler Community contributed more than $300 million in income to the community.
  • More than 95% of Tyler’s students remain in Virginia after they complete their educational goals, with about 80% staying in the college service region after attending Tyler.
  • For every $1.00 invested in John Tyler Community College in 2017-18, state and local taxpayers will receive a cumulative value of $8.70 and students will gain $6.40 in added income.




Dr. Edward "Ted" Raspiller

Service Area:

  • Amelia County
  • Charles City County
  • Chesterfield County
  • City of Colonial Heights
  • Dinwiddie County
  • City of Hopewell
  • City of Petersburg
  • Prince George County
  • Surry County
  • Sussex County

Campuses and Locations:

  • Chester Campus, 13101 Jefferson Davis Highway, Chester, VA 23831-5316
  • Midlothian Campus, 800 Charter Colony Parkway, Midlothian, VA 23114-4383
  • Community College Workforce Alliance at Tyler's Chester and Midlothian campuses

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