James Sprunt Community College

133 James Sprunt Drive
Kenansville, NC 28349-0000
Tel: (910)296-2400
  • 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 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
  • James Sprunt Community College is the only community colleges within Duplin County, NC.
  • The nearest community college is Sampson Community College (19.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 51% 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
James Sprunt Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,213 has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,213 students2,380 students
James Sprunt Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio22:120:1
James Sprunt Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students560 students1,019 students
James Sprunt Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students653 students1,361 students
James Sprunt Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
James Sprunt Community College Enrollment Breakdown NC All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
James Sprunt Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2013)
% Asian
James Sprunt Community College Asian (2007-2008)
% Hispanic
James Sprunt Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
James Sprunt Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
James Sprunt Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
James Sprunt Community College More (2012-2016)
James Sprunt Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.580.55
James Sprunt Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
James Sprunt Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,300$27,500
James Sprunt Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,374 is less than the state average of $3,904. 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 $9,565. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,374$3,904
James Sprunt Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,526$9,565
James Sprunt Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition Notesadditional fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%78%
James Sprunt Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$7,848$10,500
James Sprunt Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,092$6,092
James Sprunt Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,904 per year for in-state students and $9,565 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,754 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 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Fayetteville Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.