Jacksonville College-Main Campus

  • Jacksonville College - a Christian, independent, coeducational, two-year liberal arts college owned and operated by the Baptist Missionary Association of Texas, is committed to our students realizing the full potential of their abilities and pursuing lives of service to the human community, through the effective integration of faith and learning in a distinctly Christian environment.
  • Jacksonville College exists to provide a quality education from a biblical worldview that challenges minds, transforms lives, and equips students for servant leadership and lifelong learning.
School Highlights
  • Jacksonville College-Main Campus serves 523 students (48% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • Jacksonville College-Main Campus is the only community colleges within Cherokee County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to Jacksonville College-Main Campus is Tyler Junior College (25.4 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Jacksonville College-Main Campus(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty20 staff76 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Jacksonville College-Main Campus has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Jacksonville College-Main Campus diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment523 students3,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:135:1
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# Full-Time Students251 students1,055 students
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# Part-Time Students272 students2,866 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Jacksonville College-Main Campus.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of TX.
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
37%
37%
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% Black
11%
13%
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% White
47%
39%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jacksonville College-Main Campus.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.630.69
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College Completion Rate
19%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,300$33,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $7,230 is less than the state average of $13,730. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$7,230$13,730
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Tuition Notes12 hours = $5,040.00
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%87%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Jacksonville College-Main Campus and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in TX by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Golf, Soccer, TennisBasketball, Golf,
Soccer, Tennis,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Ministerial Alliance, Phi Theta Kappa honor society

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Cross Act Theatre
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Jacksonville College [locally known as Jacksonville Baptist College] was established in 1899 as a 4-year college. In 1918, it was reorganized as a junior college and has remained so since. The college is located in a city of 14,000 inhabitants, nestled in the beautiful, rolling hills of East Texas. The city boasts several industries, a prosperous farming region, friendly people, a fine system of public schools, a national seminary and many fine churches. The college offers Associate Degree in the liberal arts and sciences. Jacksonville College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate Degree and the Junior College Diploma.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Jacksonville College-Main Campus is Tyler Junior College (25.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 11,168 students | 25.40 Mi1400 East Fifth Street
    Tyler TX  75701
    (903)510-2200
    25.4011,168
  • 5,768 students | 37.10 Mi1100 Broadway
    Kilgore TX  75662
    (903)984-8531
    37.105,768
  • 4,983 students | 37.40 Mi100 Cardinal Drive
    Athens TX  75751
    (903)675-6200
    37.404,983
  • 2,579 students | 55.80 Mi1109 W Panola St
    Carthage TX  75633
    55.802,579
  • 5,148 students | 56.90 Mi3500 South First
    Lufkin TX  75902
    (936)639-1301
    56.905,148
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