James Sprunt Community College

133 James Sprunt Drive
Kenansville, NC 28349
Tel: (910)296-2400
1,310 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 1,310 students (57% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
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 52 teachers has declined by 57% over five years.
College James Sprunt Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 52 staff
61 staff
James Sprunt Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,310 has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,310 students 1,296 students
James Sprunt Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
James Sprunt Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 745 students
814 students
James Sprunt Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 565 students
1,040 students
James Sprunt Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
James Sprunt Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
James Sprunt Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
James Sprunt Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
James Sprunt Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
James Sprunt Community College More (2010-2013)
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. 0.62 0.68
James Sprunt Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,358 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,502 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,358 $5,660
James Sprunt Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,502 $10,250
James Sprunt Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
James Sprunt Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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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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 70%. 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 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Pitt Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.