• 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 476 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 476 students
  • Private-state tuition: $7,230
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 68%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Jacksonville College-Main Campus ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 141% over five years.
Jacksonville College-Main Campus
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
58 staff
262 staff
This chart display total faculty of Jacksonville College-Main Campus and community college average number of faculty in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Jacksonville College-Main Campus has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The Jacksonville College-Main Campus diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
476 students
4,831 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Jacksonville College-Main Campus and community college average number of enrollment of TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
232 students
1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students
244 students
3,460 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Jacksonville College-Main Campus and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
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.
Total Dormitory Capacity
191 students
251 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jacksonville College-Main Campus and the percentage of Asian community college students in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Hispanic
41%
47%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jacksonville College-Main Campus and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
15%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jacksonville College-Main Campus and the percentage of Black community college students in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
32%
29%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jacksonville College-Main Campus and the percentage of White community college students in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Jacksonville College-Main Campus and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Jacksonville College-Main Campus and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Unknown races
3%
2%
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 Score
0.70
0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Jacksonville College-Main Campus and the community college average diversity score of TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
34%
24%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Jacksonville College-Main Campus and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$28,300
$34,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Jacksonville College-Main Campus and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of TX by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $7,230 is less than the state average of $13,663. The private state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$7,230
$13,663
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Jacksonville College-Main Campus and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Tuition Notes
12 hours = $5,040.00
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
96%
82%
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 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$2,938
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Jacksonville College-Main Campus and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
76%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports
Sports
Basketball, 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: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 476 students
  • Private-state tuition: $7,230
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 68%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,287 per year for in-state students and $6,528 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,663 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Texas is Vista College-Online. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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