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?
- 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.
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.
Where Is Jackson College?
Contact details for Jackson College are given below.
|Address:||2111 Emmons Rd, Jackson, MI 49201-8399|
How Do I Get Into Jackson College?
You can apply to Jackson College online at: https://www.jccmi.edu/admissions/steps-to-apply/
Can I Afford Jackson College?
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
Of the 1,647 full-time undergraduates at Jackson College, 41% are male and 59% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Jackson College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||309|
|Hispanic or Latino||104|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Jackson College has changed over the last few years.
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|
|Design & Applied Arts||#46|
|Allied Health Professions||#82|
|Visual & Performing Arts||#92|
|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.
*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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