Jackson Community College: Review & Facts

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Jackson Community College is a large two-year, public school with 6,330 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1928 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Jackson, Michigan.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
41
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Jackson Community College.

Jackson Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 41 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Automotive and Mechanic, Management, Business, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
55%
Jackson Community College student retention rate is low at 55% (way below Michigan average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Jackson Community College is very low - 15%. Roughly 28% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Jackson Community College is decent, 17:1. Learn more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,900
Average tuition prices are low - about $5,100 per academic year. The additional fees at Jackson Community College beyond tuition are approximately $800, which comes to a total of $5,900 per year.

Read the details about Jackson Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Jackson Community College will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Jackson Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (517) 787-0800 or check Jackson Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,900
Jackson Community College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Jackson Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
Jackson Community College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 200 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, about $5,900 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Jackson Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Jackson Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Jackson Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Jackson Community College, 2111 Emmons Rd, Jackson, Michigan 49201-8399, USA
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