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Jackson College Overview

Jackson College is a public institution situated in Jackson, Michigan. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

What Is Jackson College Known For?

895 Undergraduate Awards
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at Jackson College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Jackson College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Jackson College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular General Physical Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Online Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Most Popular Physical Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Most Popular Industrial Production Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#67 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#86 Best Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Jackson College?

Location of Jackson College

Contact details for Jackson College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2111 Emmons Rd, Jackson, MI 49201-8399
Phone: 517-787-0800
Website: www.jccmi.edu

How Do I Get Into Jackson College?

You can apply to Jackson College online at: https://www.jccmi.edu/admissions/steps-to-apply/

Jackson College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Jackson College?

38% Take Out Loans
19.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Jackson College, approximately 38% of students took out student loans averaging $4,750 a year. That adds up to $19,000 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Jackson College is 19.2%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Jackson College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,647 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,616 undergraduate students at Jackson College, with 1,647 being full-time and 2,969 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Jackson College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,647 full-time undergraduates at Jackson College, 41% are male and 59% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Jackson College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Jackson College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Jackson College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 35
Black or African American 309
Hispanic or Latino 104
White 1,008
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 185

Geographic Diversity

Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at Jackson College. At this time, 6 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 26 countries are represented at Jackson College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, China, and Nepal.

Online Learning at Jackson College

785 Took All Classes Online
1,560 Took At Least One Class Online
2.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,560 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Jackson College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 44th most popular in Michigan for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Jackson College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Jackson College was 2.6%. This is the #1,847 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Jackson College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Jackson College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 57%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Jackson College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Jackson College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Physical Sciences #9
Physical Sciences #21
Design & Applied Arts #46
Allied Health Professions #82
Visual & Performing Arts #92
Marketing #112
Health & Medical Administrative Services #282
Criminal Justice & Corrections #350
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #397
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #456
Liberal Arts General Studies #456

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Jackson College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 270 0 0 270
Business Administration & Management 0 145 79 0 224
Allied Health Professions 2 70 0 0 72
Nursing 0 66 0 0 66
General Physical Sciences 0 52 0 0 52
Criminal Justice & Corrections 2 20 3 0 25
Computer Systems Networking 2 13 8 0 23
Health & Medical Administrative Services 15 2 4 0 21
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 21 0 21
Industrial Production Technology 0 16 1 3 20
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 10 10 0 20
Accounting 0 12 6 0 18
Design & Applied Arts 1 7 2 0 10
Business Support & Assistant Services 2 4 1 0 7
Information Technology 0 6 0 0 6
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 4 2 0 6
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 5 1 0 6
Natural Resources Conservation 0 5 0 0 5
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 4 0 0 4
Computer Programming 0 4 0 0 4
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 1 1 1 0 3
Precision Metal Working 1 0 2 0 3
Data Entry 0 2 0 0 2
Culinary Arts 0 2 0 0 2
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 2 0 2
Graphic Communications 0 1 0 0 1
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 1 0 0 0 1
Child Development & Psychology 0 0 1 0 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Marketing 0 0 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0 0
Audiovisual Communications 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0 0
General Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 0 0
Air Transportation 0 0 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 27 721 144 3 895

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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