James Sprunt Community College

133 James Sprunt Drive
Kenansville, NC 28349
Tel: (910)296-2400
1,213 students
Public institution
James Sprunt is a comprehensive, open door community college that responds to the needs of Duplin and surrounding counties by enabling a diverse population of adults to attain their personal, academic and career goals; by collaborating and partnering with area businesses and industries in meeting their training and retraining needs; by enhancing the educational, cultural, and economic development of the service area; and by improving the quality of life in the community.
School Highlights
James Sprunt Community College serves 1,213 students (46% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the state community college average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
James Sprunt Community College is the only community colleges within Duplin County, NC.
The nearest community college is Sampson Community College (19.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 53% over five years.
College James Sprunt Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 56 staff
62 staff
James Sprunt Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,213 has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,213 students 1,371 students
James Sprunt Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
22:1
James Sprunt Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 560 students
779 students
James Sprunt Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 653 students
1,083 students
James Sprunt Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
James Sprunt Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
8%
20%
James Sprunt Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
42%
15%
James Sprunt Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
49%
49%
James Sprunt Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
James Sprunt Community College More (2010-2014)
James Sprunt Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.58 0.70
James Sprunt Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,374 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,526 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,374 $5,664
James Sprunt Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,526 $10,360
James Sprunt Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
90%
James Sprunt Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The College's main campus is located in the center of Duplin County, North Carolina, on N.C. Highway 11 South near Kenansville. The 52-acre landscaped campus provides an attractive setting for an educational and cultural center for students and the community. The Kenansville campus is comprised of six main buildings, housing administrative offices, classrooms, laboratories, vocational shops, library, cafeteria and student center. JSCC offers a two-year college transfer program for students who want to pursue a four-year baccalaureate degree at a senior college or university. The program includes required freshman- and sophomore-level courses in English composition, humanities/fine arts, social/behavioral sciences, natural sciences/mathematics and physical education. In addition, students may take college transfer electives selected to meet their individual needs and interests and the requirements of the specific major areas of study. JSCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.

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  • 4,021 students | 43.50 Mi245 College Road
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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,422 per year for in-state students and $8,179 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,443 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Pitt Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.