Jackson College

Tel: (517)787-0800
5,039 students
Public institution

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Jackson Community College offers affordable, career-oriented and transferable higher education at each of its student friendly locations. JCC offers several locations to serve South Central Michigan including Jackson, Hillsdale.
School Highlights:
Jackson College serves 5,039 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Jackson College is one of 2 community colleges within Jackson County, MI.
The nearest community college is Baker College of Jackson (8.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 189 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Jackson 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 189 staff
59 staff
Jackson College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 5,039 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,039 students
1,282 students
Jackson College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
22:1
Jackson College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
2,379 students
810 students
Jackson College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,660 students
1,017 students
Jackson College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Jackson College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Jackson College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
8%
12%
Jackson College Black (2006-2013)
% White
76%
57%
Jackson College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Jackson College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
9%
3%
Jackson College Unknown (2006-2013)
Jackson 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. 0.17 0.53
Jackson College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,704 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,024 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,704 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,024 $10,294
Total Dormitory Capacity 192 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
89%
Jackson College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

JCC was founded as Jackson Junior College in 1928 and operated as a division of the Jackson Union School District, sharing lab and library facilities with the high school. In 1962, Jackson County voters created Jackson Community College as a distinct entity; in 1964, they passed a charter millage that still funds the College today. Rapid enrollment and program growth in the 1960s spurred JCC to build a new campus on its present site. Today, the College owns more than 500 acres and sits on a scenic suburban site six miles south of the city of Jackson, with extension centers in Lenawee and Hillsdale counties. An integral educational and economic force in the Jackson-Lenawee-Hillsdale communities, JCC operates on a $27 million general fund budget. JCC has 94 full-time faculty (90 percent have postgraduate degrees in their field). 228 full-time personnel are employed at JCC, 6% fewer than one year ago. An additional 278 people work part-time. JCC has enjoyed continuous accreditation by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1933, the first year of eligibility.

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Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Jackson Baker College of Jackson
    Private not-for-profit
    2800 Springport Rd
    Jackson, MI 49202
    (517)789-6123
    8.4  Mi  |  2275  students
  • Ironwood Gogebic Community College
    Public
    E4946 Jackson Rd
    Ironwood, MI 49938
    (906)932-4231
    13.3  Mi  |  1101  students
  • Ann Arbor Washtenaw Community College
    Public
    4800 E Huron River Dr
    Ann Arbor, MI 48105
    (734)973-3543
    38.6  Mi  |  12327  students
  • Lansing Lansing Community College
    Public
    419 N Capitol Ave
    Lansing, MI 48901
    (517)483-1957
    40.4  Mi  |  17562  students
  • Battle Creek Kellogg Community College
    Public
    450 North Ave
    Battle Creek, MI 49017
    (269)965-3931
    41.5  Mi  |  4986  students
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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,508 per year for in-state students and $5,995 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,883 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 81%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan 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 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Lansing Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.