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Study at John Tyler Community College

John Tyler Community College, also referred to as JTCC, is a coeducational, public, two-year community college. It is one of 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System. Its main campus is located in Chester, Virginia, United States. It has another campus in Midlothian, Virginia. It was established in 1967. It was named after President John Tyler, who was from the Greater Richmond Region and is buried in Hollywood Cemetery. John Tyler Community College is organized into the following academic divisions:
  • Division of Arts and Sciences
  • Division of Professional and Technical Studies
  • Division of Extended Learning and Distance Education
The College grants admission to more than 11, 000 students annually. John Tyler Community College is well known for majors it offers in the fields of drama and performing arts and therapy and Counselling.

Profile of John Tyler Community CollegeJohn Tyler Community College can be found in Chester, VA (a large suburb). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at John Tyler Community College.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. The most common majors at John Tyler Community College are in drama and performing arts, therapy and Counselling, and liberal arts.

John Tyler Community College Selectivity

The school is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

A tenure system is one way John Tyler Community College works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 8, 082 students were enrolled in the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"John Tyler Community College is one of twenty three comprehensive community colleges comprising the Virginia Community College System. As an open-access, two-year institution, the college is committed to creating a supportive, learning-centered environment and providing flexible, cost-effective quality educational and workforce training programs that prepare students for transfer, gainful employment, life-long learning, personal fulfillment and social responsibility as global citizens in a rapidly changing world. "John Tyler Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts224liberal arts and humanities, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine106registered nursing
Therapy and Counselling86mental and social health services, physical therapy
Business and Management52business, MIS
Funeral and Mortuary Science26funeral and mortuary
Engineering Technician26architectural engineering tech, industrial tech, mechanical engineering related tech, electrical/electronic tech
Education and Teaching25special Education
Security and Law Enforcement16security and protective services, criminal justice and administration
Drama and Performing Arts8various performing arts
Media2printing equipment operation
Science and Laboratory Technician0biology tech
office and Administration0administrative assistant
Contact: John Tyler Community CollegeJohn Tyler Community College

13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy

Chester, VA 23831-5316

General Phone: (804) 796-4000


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