133 James Sprunt Drive
Kenansville, NC 28349
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • 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 1,202 students (26% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,202 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,374
  • Out-state tuition: $8,526
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 58%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 213 teachers has grown by 280% over five years.
James Sprunt Community College
(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
213 staff
256 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 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,202 students
2,259 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
315 students
693 students
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# Part-Time Students
887 students
1,449 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
970 students
252 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
315 students
693 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
887 students
1,497 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
717 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
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% Asian
n/a
3%
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% Hispanic
22%
10%
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% Black
29%
18%
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% White
42%
60%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
4%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.69
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.83%
1.51%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.63%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$27,300
$27,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,374 is less than the state average of $2,531. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,526 is more than the state average of $8,245. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,374
$2,531
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,526
$8,245
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Tuition Notes
additional fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
88%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$7,847
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,497
$5,846
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
82%
SAT Reading
n/a
488
SAT Math
n/a
498
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
13
ACT Math
n/a
16
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does James Sprunt Community College cost?

James Sprunt Community College's tuition is approximately $2,374 for In-State students and $8,526 for Out-State students.

What is James Sprunt Community College's ranking?

James Sprunt Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in North Carolina for: Diversity in US community colleges and Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,202 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,374
  • Out-state tuition: $8,526
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 58%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,531 per year for in-state students and $8,245 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $27,763 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Durham Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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