James Sprunt Community College

  • James Sprunt is a comprehensive, open door community college that responds to the needs of Duplin and surrounding counties by enabling a diverse population of adults to attain their personal, academic and career goals; by collaborating and partnering with area businesses and industries in meeting their training and retraining needs; by enhancing the educational, cultural, and economic development of the service area; and by improving the quality of life in the community.

School Highlights

James Sprunt Community College serves 1,266 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.

Top Rankings

James Sprunt Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 213 teachers has grown by 83% over five years.
James Sprunt Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty213 staff256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of James Sprunt Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The James Sprunt Community College diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,266 students2,330 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:110:1
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# Full-Time Students402 students727 students
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# Part-Time Students864 students1,603 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
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3%
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% Hispanic
25%
12%
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% Black
24%
21%
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% White
46%
55%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.64
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College Completion Rate
28%
26%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,300$27,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,374 is less than the state average of $3,920. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,526 is less than the state average of $9,538. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,374$3,920
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,526$9,538
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Tuition Notesadditional fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,847$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,188$5,625
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The College's main campus is located in the center of Duplin County, North Carolina, on N.C. Highway 11 South near Kenansville. The 52-acre landscaped campus provides an attractive setting for an educational and cultural center for students and the community. The Kenansville campus is comprised of six main buildings, housing administrative offices, classrooms, laboratories, vocational shops, library, cafeteria and student center. JSCC offers a two-year college transfer program for students who want to pursue a four-year baccalaureate degree at a senior college or university. The program includes required freshman- and sophomore-level courses in English composition, humanities/fine arts, social/behavioral sciences, natural sciences/mathematics and physical education. In addition, students may take college transfer electives selected to meet their individual needs and interests and the requirements of the specific major areas of study. JSCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to James Sprunt Community College is Sampson Community College (17.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,429 students | 17.60 MiHighway 24 West
    Clinton, NC 28328
    (910) 592-8081
    17.601,429
  • 2,526 students | 30.30 Mi231 Highway 58 South
    Kinston, NC 28502
    (252) 527-6223
    30.302,526
  • 2,948 students | 31.60 Mi3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
    Goldsboro, NC 27534
    (919) 735-5151
    31.602,948
  • 3,797 students | 35.60 Mi444 Western Blvd
    Jacksonville, NC 28546
    (910) 455-1221
    35.603,797
  • 4,054 students | 43.30 Mi245 College Road
    Smithfield, NC 27577
    (919) 934-3051
    43.304,054
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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,920 per year for in-state students and $9,538 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,438 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Richmond Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.