Jefferson Community and Technical College

Tel: (502)213-4000
13,550 students
Public institution
As the state\'s largest two-year, comprehensive community and technical college, Jefferson offers a wide-range of programs and services to meet your needs wherever you are in life. Jefferson is committed to serving students through outstanding faculty, small classes, flexible schedules and e Learning programs, and a challenging learning environment. We also offer numerous opportunities to students, faculty, staff and the community for professional and cultural enrichment.
School Highlights
Jefferson Community and Technical College serves 13,550 students (34% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 16%.
Jefferson Community and Technical College is one of 9 community colleges within Jefferson County, KY.
The nearest community college is Galen College of Nursing-Louisville (3.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 428 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
College Jefferson Community and Technical College (KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 428 staff 73 staff

Student Body

The student population of 13,550 has declined by 12% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 13,550 students 979 students
# Full-Time Students 4,663 students 476 students
# Part-Time Students 8,887 students 527 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
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. 0.44 0.28

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,440 is less than the state average of $11,544. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,840 is less than the state average of $11,904. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,440 $11,544
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,840 $11,904
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Jefferson Community College, founded in 1968 in downtown Louisville with expansion to locations in southwest Jefferson County, Carroll County, and Shelby County, is the largest public, comprehensive community college under the governance of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). As a member of the KCTCS Jefferson District, which includes Jefferson Community College and Jefferson Technical College, the College is committed to providing access to educational services and lifelong learning opportunities and to promoting economic growth and development. The College also offers access to distance learning programs through Kentucky Virtual University (KYVU) and other providers. Through these programs and courses, Jefferson Community College awards associate degrees, certificates and continuing education units consistent with the comprehensive nature of the institution. In addition, student and academic support services are designed to help students accomplish academic and career goals. The college offers associate degrees, pre-baccalaureate education, diploma and certificate programs in occupational fields; adult, continuing and developmental education; customized training for business and industry; and distance learning.

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  • Sullivan University
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Did You Know?
For Louisville private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,098 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Louisville 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 0.51, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Louisville is Sullivan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.