Jackson State Community College: Review & Facts

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Jackson State Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,750 students enrolled. This school was established in 1965 and is one of the 6 schools and colleges located in Jackson, Tennessee.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
13
Fair
At Jackson State Community College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Jackson State Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 13 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Nursing, Medical, and Laboratory Assistance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
51%
Bad
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.

The student retention rate at Jackson State Community College is low at 51% (way below Tennessee average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Jackson State Community College is very low: 14%. Around 12% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Jackson State Community College is reasonably decent, 21:1. Learn more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,400
High
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median - around $11,400 annually. The additional fees at Jackson State Community College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $4,000, which comes to $15,400 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
51%
According to recent data, 4,199 applications were submitted and 2,138 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

Jackson State Community College might accept 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) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Jackson State Community College is $10.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Jackson State Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (731) 424-3520 or check Jackson State Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Jackson State Community College provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Jackson State 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.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Jackson State Community College.

Army ROTC programs are available at Jackson State 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.

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

Based on the college crime data, Jackson State Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Jackson State Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Jackson State Community College, 2046 North Pky, Jackson, Tennessee 38301-3797, USA
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