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Brightpoint Community College
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Public   2-Year
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Burgundy, (102,0,51); Teal, (92,184,178)
Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
13603
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15
Years 1 & 2
15
Years 3 & 4

Brightpoint Community College

Chester, VA and Midlothian, VA
Since 1967, Brightpoint Community College has been serving the community as a public, two-year institution of higher education. We offer high-quality, easily accessible, and affordable education for our students. Previously John Tyler Community College.
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Academics
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Freshman Definition
Students are classified as freshmen until 30 semester credits of study have been completed.
College Fit
At Brightpoint, our vision is "A success story for every student." With our small classes, our large number of courses a...see moreAt Brightpoint, our vision is "A success story for every student." With our small classes, our large number of courses and in-demand programs (including many online!), partnerships with area employers, and our award-winning faculty, Brightpoint Community College can help you begin your journey to a Bachelor's degree, a job, or both!
Freshman Student Catalog Year
A student's catalog year determined by their first semester of attendance.
English Language Proficiency
No proof of English language proficiency required.
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
$0
Financial Aid
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Transcripts
Submission of high school transcripts are not required but can be used to determ...see moreSubmission of high school transcripts are not required but can be used to determine initial Math and English course placement for students who graduated within 5 years of college admission. Students who have completed college courses elsewhere and wish to receive transfer credit will need to submit official transcripts to our Admissions and Records office. More information can be found at https://www.jtcc.edu/admissions/transferring-credits-to-tyler/
Tests
No tests are required for general admission, but test scores may be used for initial placement for English and math. Adm...see moreNo tests are required for general admission, but test scores may be used for initial placement for English and math. Admission to our Nursing Program requires students submit scores from The Essential Academc Skills (TEAS) test.
Essay
The college does not require an essay with the application.
Letter of Recommendation
The college does not require a letter of recommendation.
Interview
The college does not require an interview.
Important Dates
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
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Freshman Financial Aid Date
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Freshman Financial Aid Date
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Transfer Definition
Transfer students are students who transfer college credit(s) into Brightpoint from another institution of higher educat...see moreTransfer students are students who transfer college credit(s) into Brightpoint from another institution of higher education.
College Fit
At Brightpoint, our vision is "A success story for every student." With our small classes, our large number of courses a...see moreAt Brightpoint, our vision is "A success story for every student." With our small classes, our large number of courses and in-demand programs (including many online!), partnerships with area employers, and our award-winning faculty, Brightpoint Community College can help you begin your journey to a Bachelor's degree, a job, or both!
Transfer Student Catalog Year
A student's catalog year determined by their first semester of attendance.
Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
Brightpoint accepts multiple forms of credit for prior learning, including score...see moreBrightpoint accepts multiple forms of credit for prior learning, including scores on standardized tests such as AP/IB/CLEP/DANTES as well as courses and training completed in the military, criminal justice academies, technology certification programs, and health services certification programs. See https://www.jtcc.edu/admissions/transferring-credits-to-tyler/ for more information.
Course Transfer Criteria
Students must submit official transcripts, choose a major, and formally request ...see moreStudents must submit official transcripts, choose a major, and formally request transfer credit. Only courses that apply to the major and have a grade of C or above are eligible for transfer. Brightpoint does not differentiate between class format (face-to-face, hybrid, online) when accepting transfer courses. More information can be found at: https://www.jtcc.edu/admissions/transferring-credits-to-tyler/
General Education Programs
Brightpoint accepts the UCGS and Passport programs to meet General Education requirements.
English Language Proficiency
No proof of English language proficiency required.
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) Application Process
Not required.
Admissions and Financial
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Apply Here
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Application Fee
$0
Transfer Financial Aid
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Transfer Admissions
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Transcripts
Students must submit official transcripts, choose a major, and formally request ...see moreStudents must submit official transcripts, choose a major, and formally request transfer credit. Only courses that apply to the major and have a grade of C or above are eligible for transfer. Brightpoint does not differentiate between class format (face-to-face, hybrid, online) when accepting transfer courses. More information can be found at: https://www.jtcc.edu/admissions/transferring-credits-to-tyler/
Tests
No tests are required for general admission, but test scores may be used for initial placement for English and math. Adm...see moreNo tests are required for general admission, but test scores may be used for initial placement for English and math. Admission to our Nursing Program requires students submit scores from The Essential Academc Skills (TEAS) test.
Essay
The college does not require an essay with the application.
Letters of Recommendation
The college does not require a letter of recommendation.
Interview
The college does not require an interview.
Minimum GPA
2.0
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Important Dates
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Transfer Application Deadline
Fall
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Transfer Financial Aid Date
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Explore Our Majors
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Academic Options
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
Flexible Degree Options
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Online Degree Options Available
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Weekend/Evening Courses Available
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Summer Courses Available
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Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
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Reverse Transfer
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Guaranteed Admissions
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Campus Services and Engagement
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Campus Housing
Career Services
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Disability Services
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Cultural Diversity Office
Student Clubs & Organizations
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Sports
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Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
Credit for Military Experience
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Dedicated POC for Military
veterans@jtcc.edu
Recognized Student Veteran Organization
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SOC Member
GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
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Helpful Links
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SCHEV College Data Profile
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State Financial Aid Programs
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Workforce Training
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G3 Tuition Assistance
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Course Catalog
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