Johnston Community College

245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577-2350
Tel: (919)934-3051
4,216 students
Public institution

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The mission of Johnston Community College is to provide readily accessible, high quality educational opportunities that prepare students for local and global opportunities in the twenty-first century.
School Highlights:
Johnston Community College serves 4,216 students (49% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Johnston Community College is the only community colleges within Johnston County, NC.
The nearest community college is Wayne Community College (22.6 miles away).

School Overview

Johnston 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 4,216 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,216 students
1,303 students
Johnston Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,075 students
836 students
Johnston Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,141 students
1,046 students
Johnston Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Johnston Community College sch enrollment Johnston Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Johnston Community College Asian (2006-2010)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Johnston Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
18%
12%
Johnston Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
75%
67%
Johnston Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
Johnston Community College sch ethnicity Johnston 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. 0.40 0.45
Johnston Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,305 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,449 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,305 $5,940
Johnston Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,449 $10,072
Johnston Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Johnston Community College (JCC) in Smithfield, North Carolina, is located thirty miles east of Raleigh near the junction of I-95 and US 70. The 175-acre main campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities, picturesque pines, colorful azaleas and scenic ponds. Johnston Community College has campuses throughout the county, including the Cleveland Center, the Workforce Development Center in Clayton, and the Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center, a 2800 acre wildlife preserve and teaching facility. Originally established in 1969 in Four Oaks, North Carolina, and moved to its current location in 1976, JCC has maintained its small town values while progressively meeting the needs of the fastest growing county in North Carolina. The College was fully accredited in 1977. As a member of the North Carolina Community College System, it is a public, two-year post-secondary college with an open-door admission policy. Johnston Community College provides comprehensive occupational, general, and continuing education programs, as well as community service activities for Johnston County and surrounding areas. The College opens its doors to the community and seeks to provide for the fullest possible development of the potential of all students in order that they may increase their knowledge and understanding of life; that they may develop occupational and educational proficiencies in accordance with their interests, talents, and aspirations; and that they may continue their personal growth. To that end, the College, in its programs, services and future plans, strives to reflect the unique demographic, economic and culturally diverse area it serves. Johnston Community College is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates, diplomas and associate degrees.

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,666 per year for in-state students and $8,813 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,732 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina 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 0.46, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Robeson Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.