Jackson State Community College

2046 North Pky, Jackson
TN, 38301-3797
Tel: (731)424-3520
4,506 students
Public institution

Get admissions information on Jackson State Community College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

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 4,506 students (50% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 16% 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 - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Jackson State 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

Student Body

The student population of 4,506 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,506 students
1,287 students
Jackson State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,260 students
832 students
Jackson State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,246 students
1,021 students
Jackson State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Jackson State Community College sch enrollment Jackson State Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Jackson State Community College Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Jackson State Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
12%
12%
Jackson State Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
84%
66%
Jackson State Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Jackson State Community College More (2009-2012)
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 0.45
Jackson State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,508 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,636 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,508 $5,940
Jackson State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,636 $10,072
Jackson State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

Get admissions information on Jackson State Community College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Loaction Mi. Students
  • Jackson West Tennessee Business College
    Private, for profit
    1186 Highway 45 Bypass
    Jackson , TN , 38301
    (731)668-7240
    3.9  Mi  |  395  students
Recent Articles
Federal Student Loans – Unavailable at 20% of Community Colleges
Federal Student Loans – Unavailable at 20% of Community Colleges
Although a community college education is inexpensive when compared to tuition and fees at a four-year institution, some students still need financial assistance to pay their education bills. Yet, some community colleges don’t participate in the federal student loan program, putting some students in a financial bind.
Post-Recession Cliff Looms for Community Colleges
While many factors have contributed to the current decline in community college enrollment, the recovering economy is chief among them. As more and more people return to the workforce, fewer students enroll in courses at community colleges. Many institutions must now deal with budget shortfalls in the face of double-digit declines in enrollment.
4 Indispensable Tips for Surviving Your 1st Semester of Community College
This summer will be wrapping up before we know of it, and your first semester at community college is rapidly approaching. Are you ready for it?