Jefferson College: Review & Facts

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Jefferson College is a medium two-year, public school with 5,495 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1963 and is the only school located in Hillsboro, Missouri.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
28
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Jefferson College.

JeffCo implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 28 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Medical, and Firefighting. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
69%
Jefferson College student retention rate is relatively low at 69% (close to Missouri average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Jefferson College is low - 31%. About 15% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at JeffCo is reasonable -- 22:1. Read more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,400
Average tuition price is very low, $4,400 per year.

Read the details about Jefferson 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
Jefferson 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.

The undergraduate application fee at JeffCo is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Jefferson College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (636) 797-3000 or check Jefferson College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,200
Jefferson College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at JeffCo, 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
Jefferson College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 300 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: about $3,200 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Jefferson College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Jefferson College Location and Maps



Post Address: Jefferson College, 1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, Missouri 63050-2440, USA
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