Jones County Junior College

900 South Court Street, Ellisville,
MS, 39437
Tel: (601)477-4000
4,207 students
Public institution

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Jones County Junior College is an open-door, two-year institution granting Associate in Arts degrees, Associate in Applied Science degrees, and Vocational Certificates; its purpose is to provide programs and support services consistent with the ideals of a democratic society to meet the educational needs of students and communities in the Jones County Junior College District.
School Highlights:
Jones County Junior College serves 4,207 students (81% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Jones County Junior College is the only community colleges within Jones County, MS.
The nearest community college is Antonelli College-Hattiesburg (18.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Jones County Junior 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 4,207 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 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 declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,207 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
3,414 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 793 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian -
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 1%
7%
% Black 26%
12%
% White 72%
66%
% Two or more races -
2%
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,480 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,480 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,480 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,480 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Jones County Junior College has served its students and the Southeast Mississippi area well since its early beginnings as an agricultural high school in 1911. Over the years Jones has enjoyed a great deal of success and gained national attention for its programs. This is due in large part to the high quality students who select Jones as their college. Jones continues to attract the best students, both young and old, traditional and non-traditional. With a motivated, well-trained faculty and debt-free facilities, we feel we have a winning combination for anyone seeking higher education. Jones County Junior College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate in Arts degrees, Associate in Applied Science degrees, and Vocational Certificates.

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