|Campus Setting:||Large suburb|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Associate's|
|Level of Institution:||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College provides access to education that develops individuals for employment and career advancement, prepares students for successful transfer to colleges and universities, promotes personal enrichment and lifelong learning, and builds a skilled workforce that contributes to regional economic development.
There are three campus', so each campus has its own appeal to the students. The parham road campus, where I take most of my classes, is a slower paced campus as far as traffic and student flow. The downtown campus is all in one building, so the student flow can be busier. I have not been to the western campus, but that is where most of the classes over there are for specific type of classes.Read More
JSR can at first be a little intimidating, and a little bit of a culture-shock to new students; it may take a little while to get used to the social scene, campus atmosphere, and classes, but once you get settled in, its okay. Once you meet people, get involved in an extracurricular outside of class, and get used to what you're taking, you'll find the place to be pretty charming, and you'll start to notice things you like about the campus, like its convenient location near Richmond, from your home, etc.Read More
Because J Sargeant Reynolds is a community college, the people that make up the student body are just that: the community. Richmond, VA is a colorful city and J Sarg is the proof! Personally, it made for a very easy transition since I came from a very diverse high school campus. However, many people come directly from the local high schools with their friends. Though that aspect may be intimidating for people not originally from the area and/or the older students, the familiarity and security provided by the already formed groups could be considered the best part and key to many people's success.Read More