Jackson State Community College

Tel: (731)424-3520
4,594 students
Public institution

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Jackson State Community College provides accessible learning opportunities and services to a diverse student population and community. The College enhances quality of life by offering associate degrees, certificates, and enrichment courses as preparation for further higher education and for career entry or advancement.
School Highlights:
Jackson State Community College serves 4,594 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Jackson State Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Madison County, TN.
The nearest community college is West Tennessee Business College (3.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 131 teachers has declined by 39% over five years.
Jackson State 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 131 staff
59 staff
Jackson State Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,594 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,594 students
1,269 students
Jackson State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
22:1
Jackson State Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
2,015 students
810 students
Jackson State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,579 students
1,017 students
Jackson State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Jackson State Community College sch enrollment Jackson State Community College sta enrollment
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
% Black
18%
12%
Jackson State Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
76%
57%
Jackson State Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Jackson State Community College sch ethnicity Jackson State Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.28 0.53
Jackson State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,604 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,044 is more than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,604 $5,742
Jackson State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,044 $10,260
Jackson State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Jackson State Community College is governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR), which was created in 1972 by the General Assembly as the governing body of the State University and Community College System of Tennessee. Quality, affordable, convenient education is offered to residents of 14 West Tennessee counties including Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Madison, McNairy and Weakley. JSCC has campuses in Madison, Henderson, and Hardin counties. In addition, in fall 2001 courses were offered at community-based teaching sites in Milan, Bolivar, Brownsville, Henderson, Jackson and Savannah. You can choose from 24 concentration areas to earn the Associate of Arts or Associate of Science from the College/University Transfer program. Nearly one half of our students transfer on to four-year schools. Choose from 15 majors within Associate of Applied Science degree programs for students who want to enter the job market directly from Jackson State. In addition, three degrees are also available completely online through the Regents On-line Degree program: Associate of Applied Science in Professional Studies Concentration in Information Technology, Associate of Arts in General Studies (University Parallel), Associate of Science in General Studies (University Parallel). Technical Certificates are offered in Emergency Medical Technology Certificates and Manufacturing Technology Certificates. Career Advancement Certificates are also available in Manufacturing Technology and Electro-Mechanical Technology. Jackson State is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Level 1 Associate degree. Career programs in the Health Sciences are accredited by agencies recognized by the U. S. Department of Education.

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Did You Know?
For Tennessee public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,523 per year for in-state students and $13,669 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,272 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Tennessee 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 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Tennessee is Remington College-Nashville Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.