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 1,213 students (46% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the state community college average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
  • James Sprunt Community College is the only community colleges within Duplin County, NC.
  • The nearest community college to James Sprunt Community College is Sampson Community College (19.6 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
James Sprunt Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty56 staff139 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 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The James Sprunt Community College diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,213 students2,380 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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# Full-Time Students560 students1,019 students
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# Part-Time Students653 students1,361 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
8%
6%
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% Black
42%
21%
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% White
49%
62%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.580.56
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College Completion Rate
16%
16%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,300$27,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,374 is less than the state average of $3,911. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,526 is less than the state average of $9,514. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,374$3,911
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,526$9,514
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Tuition Notesadditional fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%79%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,847$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,092$6,000
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Source: 2016 (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.

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