Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Essential Facts and Figures


Line Graph of Enrollment

Reynolds Community College is the third largest community college in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of 2016-17, 6,292 full-time equivalent students attended Reynolds. Mirroring a common trend of many other community colleges, enrollment at Reynolds has fallen since it's peak in 2012-13.  Reynolds has three brick and mortar campus: Parham Road campus (Henrico), Downtown campus (City of Richmond), and Goochland campus. Parham Road campus is the largest with over 8,000 actual students attending at least one class on that campus in 2016-17.  Our virtual campus is a near second with over 7,500 actual students attending at least one online class in 2016-17.

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Total Headcounts and FTES - 1988-2017

Headcounts and FTES by Campus 2012-2017 


Awards and Degrees

 Line Graph of Graduates

 Reynolds awarded 1,769 degrees, certificates, and career studies certificates in 2016-17, up 76% from 10-years ago. Of these awards, 55% were associates degrees; 21% were certificates; and 24% were career studies certificates. 77% of the awards were earned by students in our service area (Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Louisa, Powhatan, and city of Richmond).

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Total Awards and Degrees - 2007-2017

Awards by Locality - 2007-2017

Awards by Program Area - 2007-2017


Demographics and Locality

 Enrollment Density - Richmond MSA

 Many of our students (75%) are from our service area, which includes Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Louisa, and Powhatan counties as well as the city of Richmond; however, we have students from all parts of Virginia. We even had 306 students from foreign countries enrolled in 2016-17. Our student body is diverse; approximately 50% are of a minority race and/or ethnicity. Further, we boost approximately 3,400 first generation students, meaning that neither the student's mother nor father attended any college.  Also, we offer educational opportunities to students of varying ages. Only 35% of our students are in the traditional 18-21 category. In fact, over 25% of our students are 30 years old or older.

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Demographic Data Explorer - Summer 2012 to Spring 2017

Demographic Data Explorer - 2012-2017

Enrollment Characteristics by Locality: Richmond MSA - Summer 2014 to Spring 2017


Dual Enrollment

 Dual Enrollment Map

 In 2016-17, Reynolds enrolled 1,164 high school students who earned college credits while still in high school. This included 228 students who were working towards earning an associates degree while simultaneously earning a high school diploma. Dual enrollment courses were offered at 17 regional high schools in eight different localities.

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Headcounts and FTES by Dual Enrollment Type - 2012-2017

Dual Enrollment by Off-campus High School or Technical Center - 2012-2017

Dual Enrollment Course Offerings by Academic School - 2016-2017


Reynolds Online

Reynolds Online Trend - 5-Years

 Our second largest "campus" is our virtual campus; over 50% of our students attempt at least one course via distance learning.  During the summer, as many as 55% of students attempt a course(s) online. Overall, 27% of all of our seats filled are "virtual" seats. In both fall and spring of 2016-17, approximately 17% of students attended only online courses.

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Reynolds Online Unduplicated Headcount - 2012-2017

Reynolds Online Seats Filled - 2012-2017

Reynolds Online Student Characteristics 2012-2017

Reynolds Online Courses Offerings by Academic School - 2016-2017