About Richmond Region

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond is one of the fastest growing institutions of higher education in east central Indiana and the nation with student enrollment that has more than doubled since 2006. Ivy Tech Richmond serves over 5,000 students annually in Franklin, Union, Fayette, Rush, Wayne and surrounding counties.

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond offers the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in 11 disciplines, and also offers Associate of Science (AS) degree programs in Early Childhood Education, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Nursing, General Studies, Liberal Arts Imaging Sciences and Respiratory Care. The Associate of Arts (AA) degree is offered in Liberal Arts. Technical Certificates are offered in six disciplines. Career Development Certificates, a sequence of study less than 30 credit hours, are offered in a variety of workforce focused areas.

In addition to degree and certificate programs, the College offers courses in Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician and Academic Skills Advancement.

Ivy Tech also provides customized workforce training – on campus or on the job site – through Corporate College. Continuing education programs and professional development courses also are available through the Corporate College office.

The Ivy Tech Community College Richmond School of Business Programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs; the Automotive Technology Program is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence/National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation; the Early Childhood Education Program is accredited by the National Association of Education of Young Children; the Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs: American Association of Medical Assistant’s Endowment; select programs in the School of Technology are accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering; and, the Nursing Programs are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission.

In January 2006, the College moved into Johnson Hall at 2357 Chester Boulevard in Richmond. This newly constructed, three-story facility houses science and technology laboratories, general classrooms, student services and administrative offices. In early 2006, the College also completed an addition to McDaniel Hall, located just southeast of Johnson Hall, and began renovation of the original portion of McDaniel Hall that was vacated when Johnson Hall opened. Renovation of McDaniel Hall was completed in December 2006, and all other off-campus Ivy Tech programs moved into that facility later that month.

In addition to McDaniel Hall and Johnson Hall, the College’s Connersville Instructional and Technology Centers, 717 West 21st Street, serve residents in the southern and western areas of the College’s service area.

Ivy Tech Community College is the State’s largest post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college system with 200,000 students enrolled annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the State’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

Established in 1963 by the Indiana General Assembly, Ivy Tech Community College is a statewide, open-access community college that provides residents of Indiana with education for successful careers, personal development and citizenship. Through its affordable, quality educational programs and services, the College strengthens Indiana’s economy and enhances its cultural development.