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Jefferson Community and Technical College Overview

Jefferson Community and Technical College is a public institution situated in Louisville, Kentucky. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Jefferson Community and Technical College Known For?

4,404 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Jefferson Community and Technical College.
  • In 2017-2018, 96% of the faculty were full-time.

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Jefferson Community and Technical College Rankings

Jefferson Community and Technical College is ranked #8 out of 35 schools in Kentucky.

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.

Jefferson Community and Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#72 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Jefferson Community and Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Electronics Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Online Teaching Assistants Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Online Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Jefferson Community and Technical College?

Location of Jefferson Community and Technical College

Contact details for Jefferson Community and Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 101 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202-2005
Phone: 502-213-2200
Website: https://jefferson.kctcs.edu

How Do I Get Into Jefferson Community and Technical College?

You can apply to Jefferson Community and Technical College online at: https://jefferson.kctcs.edu/admissions/start-your-application/index.aspx

Jefferson Community and Technical 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 Jefferson Community and Technical College?

21% Take Out Loans
18.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Jefferson Community and Technical College, approximately 21% of students took out student loans averaging $4,525 a year. That adds up to $18,100 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Jefferson Community and Technical College is 18.0%. 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.

Jefferson Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,399 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,699 undergraduate students at Jefferson Community and Technical College, with 3,399 being full-time and 8,300 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Jefferson Community and Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,399 full-time undergraduates at Jefferson Community and Technical College, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Jefferson Community and Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Jefferson Community and Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Jefferson Community and Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 128
Black or African American 717
Hispanic or Latino 230
White 2,086
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 230

Over 26 countries are represented at Jefferson Community and Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Vietnam, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Jefferson Community and Technical College

2,600 Took All Classes Online
5,023 Took At Least One Class Online
4.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,023 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Jefferson Community and Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 2nd most popular in Kentucky for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Jefferson Community and Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Jefferson Community and Technical College was 4.4%. This is the #1,714 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Jefferson Community and Technical College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 17%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 85%
Health Professions 8%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 68%
Human Services 33%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 15%
Liberal Arts General Studies 15%
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 26%
Public Administration & Social Service 33%
Quality Control Technology 44%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Jefferson Community and Technical 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 Jefferson Community and Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Electronics Engineering Technology #14
Human Services #35
Design & Applied Arts #40
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #80
Visual & Performing Arts #81
Human Development & Family Studies #96
Business Support & Assistant Services #100
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #118
Engineering Technologies #118
Computer Information Systems #131
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #164
Public Administration & Social Service #164
Health & Medical Administrative Services #253
Computer & Information Sciences #298
Criminal Justice & Corrections #315
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #355
Nursing #374
Liberal Arts General Studies #393
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #393

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%.

Jefferson Community and Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 920 0 920
Computer Information Systems 442 34 0 476
Precision Metal Working 390 1 16 407
Business Administration & Management 365 28 8 401
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 274 21 78 373
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 305 0 39 344
Culinary Arts 136 5 7 148
Criminal Justice & Corrections 109 26 0 135
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 53 53 20 126
Electronics Engineering Technology 85 21 14 120
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 62 22 22 106
Nursing 0 102 0 102
Carpentry 83 0 12 95
Human Development & Family Studies 74 11 9 94
Plumbing & Water Supply 79 0 1 80
Allied Health Professions 14 51 5 70
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 66 0 0 66
Health & Medical Administrative Services 34 12 16 62
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 39 0 13 52
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 43 0 43
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 31 11 0 42
Fire Protection 13 8 8 29
Design & Applied Arts 11 14 0 25
Teaching Assistants 0 24 0 24
Quality Control Technology 18 0 0 18
Human Services 0 15 0 15
Cosmetology 0 0 10 10
Ethnic Studies 6 0 0 6
Area Studies 3 0 0 3
Physical Science Technicians 0 2 1 3
Business Support & Assistant Services 2 0 0 2
General Engineering Technology 2 0 0 2
Health Sciences & Services 0 2 0 2
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 2 0 2
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 0 1 0 1
Insurance 0 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Historic Preservation 0 0 0 0
International Studies 0 0 0 0
Ground Transportation 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2,696 1,429 279 4,404

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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