2111 Emmons Rd
Jackson, MI 49201
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • 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 4,140 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,140 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,704
  • Out-state tuition: $6,024
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 26%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Jackson College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 236 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Jackson College
(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
236 staff
224 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Jackson College has declined by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The Jackson College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,140 students
2,703 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,271 students
1,079 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,869 students
1,704 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
267 students
298 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,271 students
1,079 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,869 students
1,615 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
392 students
178 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
5%
5%
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% Black
6%
12%
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% White
74%
71%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
10%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.45
0.47
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
13%
13%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
5.53%
3.79%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,100
$30,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,704 is less than the state average of $4,928. The in-state tuition has declined by 43% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,024 is less than the state average of $6,848. The out-state tuition has declined by 43% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,704
$4,928
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,024
$6,848
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
98%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$15,167
$11,704
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$8,059
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
99%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Jackson College cost?

Jackson College's tuition is approximately $4,704 for In-State students and $6,024 for Out-State students.

What is Jackson College's ranking?

Jackson College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Michigan for: Least expensive tuition, Percent of students receiving financial aid and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,140 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,704
  • Out-state tuition: $6,024
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 26%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,928 per year for in-state students and $6,848 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,103 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.47, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Schoolcraft College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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