Jamestown Community College

Tel: (716)338-1000
3,582 students
Public institution

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Jamestown Community College is a comprehensive, regional, open-access, student-centered institution that embraces academic excellence and meets the service area's learning needs in diverse ways, including liberal arts transfer degree programs, career programs, community service, developmental education, and business and industry training. The college's partnership with the greater community contributes to the social and intellectual improvement, economic development, and cultural enrichment of western New York State and northwestern Pennsylvania.
School Highlights:
Jamestown Community College serves 3,582 students (71% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Jamestown Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Chautauqua County, NY.
The nearest community college is Jamestown Business College (2.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Jamestown 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 3,582 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,582 students
1,287 students
Jamestown Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,533 students
832 students
Jamestown Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,049 students
1,021 students
Jamestown Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Jamestown Community College sch enrollment Jamestown Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Jamestown Community College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Jamestown Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
3%
12%
Jamestown Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
91%
66%
Jamestown Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Jamestown Community College More (2010-2011)
Jamestown Community College sch ethnicity Jamestown 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. 0.17 0.45
Jamestown Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,610 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,660 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,610 $5,845
Jamestown Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,660 $10,047
Jamestown Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Jamestown Community College, founded in 1950 as a predominantly transfer, liberal arts oriented institution, was among the first community colleges within the State University of New York. The college has grown from an enrollment of 169 students attending classes at Jamestown High School to an enrollment of over 4,000 in a multi-campus institution. The Jamestown Campus is located on a 107-acre site at the foot of Chautauqua Lake in Jamestown, New York. The Cattaraugus County Campus is located 50 miles east of Jamestown in Olean, New York. JCC also operates centers in Dunkirk, New York and Warren, Pennsylvania. Jamestown Campus facilities includes the Hamilton Collegiate Center, the Hultquist Library, a gymnasium and Arts and Sciences Center, along with the science laboratories, a technology center, computer center, the Weeks Gallery, and the 402-seat Scharmann Theatre, which serves as the site for a variety of student and professional cultural events and lectures. The campus state-of-the-art computer resources include 450 computers. The Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center is home to JCC's top-ranked nursing program and its modern nursing laboratory as well as the Center for Continuing Education , which includes microcomputer labs, a theatre, and classrooms designed for short-term training. Jamestown Community College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Its curricula are approved by the State University of New York and are registered by the New York State Department of Education.

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