What’s Next Up for You?

Whether you transfer to a four-year college or start your career after graduation, we want to help you achieve your goals. Tyler offers high-quality education with 75+ majors in a friendly, supportive environment.

Next Up: Transfer

With our guaranteed admissions agreements, you can build a foundation at Tyler to set you up for success at a four-year university.

  • Gervyn Fajardo Franco always loved science, but growing up in Guatemala caring for his quadriplegic father, a career in medicine seemed far out of reach. Tyler made it feel possible again.

  • Tyler gave painter Joanna Pottle a strong artistic foundation and the confidence to further her academic and professional career. Now, she's a Fulbright Scholar working in Krakow, Poland.

  • A shaky start at a four-year university almost derailed Ravonte Campbell's plan of being an engineer. Transferring to Tyler helped him reignite his dream.

Next Up: A Career You Love

At Tyler, you can get started on a new career in two years or less. We offer hands-on training that will give you the skills local employers want.

  • Tanner Lester started taking classes at Tyler while still in high school; he leveraged his interests in drawing and design to become a lead draftsman for a housing developer.

  • Tyler gave Antonio Knoxx the information and tools he needed to start his own business. Now, he's helping Richmond businesses build their brands through graphic design, video and photography.

  • Madeline Chase knew she wanted to teach but she couldn't fathom the time and money it would take to become a grade school teacher. Tyler's early childhood program gave her practical skills to start her career as an educator quickly.

Next Up: A New Career Path

You don’t have to stay in a job that isn’t working for you. At Tyler, a new career path isn’t out of reach. Our flexible course options and academic support allow you to complete your degree while continuing to work.

  • After 22 years as a hairstylist, Tiffany Longest wanted a new career with a steady paycheck and benefits to support her family. She completed her certificate in welding and now works preparing and welding pipes for large construction projects.

  • After high school, Renato Arenas took a job as a mechanic because he didn't think he could afford college. But he wasn't happy, so he secured financial aid to start his education at Tyler. Now, he's a global IT analyst, helping companies with IT regulations and compliance.

  • After retiring from the military, Derrick Branson volunteered in his children's school to spend time with them. That experience, and the Educate VA program at Tyler, kicked off a second act of service: teaching.

Choose Tyler For:

  1. Inside track to 35+ top colleges and universities
    Tyler offers its graduates guaranteed admission to 35+ colleges and universities across Virginia and beyond, including VCU, ODU, Virginia Tech, VSU and UVA.
  2. Marketable skills that employers value
    Top companies like HCA Virginia and Altria invest in Tyler so that our graduates have cutting-edge expertise. Launch your career in two years or less with Tyler’s professional certificates, individual courses and certifications.
  3. Same four-year degree, less tuition
    When Tyler graduates transfer to a four-year university, they earn the same degree but have more money in their pockets. Two years at Tyler and two years at a four-year university typically costs less than three years at a university.
  4. Supportive environment
    With an average class size of 15 students, Tyler offers personal attention, advising, tutoring and other support services to help you succeed.
  5. Student life
    Participate or take a leadership role in over 30 clubs and organizations, intramural sports and other activities on campus.