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).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
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 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 428 staff
62 staff
Jefferson Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 13,550 has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 13,550 students 1,371 students
Jefferson Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
22:1
Jefferson Community and Technical College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 4,663 students
779 students
Jefferson Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 8,887 students
1,083 students
Jefferson Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Jefferson Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Jefferson Community and Technical College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
4%
20%
Jefferson Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
16%
15%
Jefferson Community and Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
73%
49%
Jefferson Community and Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Jefferson Community and Technical College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Jefferson Community and Technical College Unknown (2006-2014)
Jefferson Community and Technical 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. 0.44 0.70
Jefferson Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,704 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,536 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,704 $5,664
Jefferson Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,536 $10,360
Jefferson Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
90%
Jefferson Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
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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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.