Johnston Community College

  • The mission of Johnston Community College is to provide readily accessible, high quality educational opportunities that prepare students for local and global opportunities in the twenty-first century.

School Highlights

Johnston Community College serves 4,047 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Johnston Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 187 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Johnston Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty187 staff141 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Johnston Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The Johnston Community College diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,047 students2,123 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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# Full-Time Students1,355 students761 students
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# Part-Time Students2,692 students1,362 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
13%
10%
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% Black
15%
22%
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% White
59%
55%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.610.63
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College Completion Rate
37%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,400$27,500
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,401 is less than the state average of $2,528. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,545 is more than the state average of $8,242. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,401$2,528
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,545$8,242
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Tuition Notes7514.10 Out-of-state
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid60%77%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$11,173
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,895
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Johnston Community College (JCC) in Smithfield, North Carolina, is located thirty miles east of Raleigh near the junction of I-95 and US 70. The 175-acre main campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities, picturesque pines, colorful azaleas and scenic ponds. Johnston Community College has campuses throughout the county, including the Cleveland Center, the Workforce Development Center in Clayton, and the Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center, a 2800 acre wildlife preserve and teaching facility. Originally established in 1969 in Four Oaks, North Carolina, and moved to its current location in 1976, JCC has maintained its small town values while progressively meeting the needs of the fastest growing county in North Carolina. The College was fully accredited in 1977. As a member of the North Carolina Community College System, it is a public, two-year post-secondary college with an open-door admission policy. Johnston Community College provides comprehensive occupational, general, and continuing education programs, as well as community service activities for Johnston County and surrounding areas. The College opens its doors to the community and seeks to provide for the fullest possible development of the potential of all students in order that they may increase their knowledge and understanding of life; that they may develop occupational and educational proficiencies in accordance with their interests, talents, and aspirations; and that they may continue their personal growth. To that end, the College, in its programs, services and future plans, strives to reflect the unique demographic, economic and culturally diverse area it serves. Johnston Community College is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates, diplomas and associate degrees.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Johnston Community College is Wayne Community College (22.8 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 3,238 students | 22.80 Mi3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
    Goldsboro NC  27534
    (919) 735-5151
    22.803,238
  • 21,872 students | 23.30 Mi9101 Fayetteville Road
    Raleigh NC  27603
    (919) 866-5000
    23.3021,872
  • William Peace University
    Private not-for-profit
    910 students | 26.20 Mi15 E Peace St
    Raleigh NC  27604
    (919) 508-2000
    26.20910
  • 627 students | 27.10 Mi3901 Capital Blvd Ste 151
    Raleigh NC  27604
    (919) 723-2820
    27.10627
  • 377 students | 28.80 Mi2205 Walnut Street
    Cary NC  27518
    (919) 532-7171
    28.80377
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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,528 per year for in-state students and $8,242 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $23,630 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 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Richmond Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.