Jefferson Community and Technical College

Tel: (502)213-4000
14,790 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 14,790 students (35% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
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 (3.8 miles away).

School Overview

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

Student Body

The student population of 14,790 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
14,790 students
1,303 students
Jefferson Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
5,148 students
836 students
Jefferson Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 9,642 students
1,046 students
Jefferson Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Jefferson Community and Technical College sch enrollment Jefferson Community and Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Jefferson Community and Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Jefferson Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
19%
12%
Jefferson Community and Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
74%
67%
Jefferson Community and Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Jefferson Community and Technical College More (2010-2012)
Jefferson Community and Technical College sch ethnicity Jefferson Community and Technical 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. 0.41 0.45
Jefferson Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,440 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,840 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,440 $5,940
Jefferson Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,840 $10,072
Jefferson Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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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 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Louisville is Daymar College-Louisville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.