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Jones County Junior College Overview

Jones County Junior College is a public institution located in Ellisville, Mississippi. The location of Jones County Junior College is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

What Is Jones County Junior College Known For?

1,351 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Jones County Junior College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 87% of the faculty were full-time.

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Jones County Junior College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Jones County Junior College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#147 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#186 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#382 Most Popular 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 Jones County Junior College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Most Popular Civil Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Horticulture Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Electronics Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Most Popular Precision Metal Working Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Most Popular Precision Production Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Most Popular Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Most Popular Construction Trades Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#68 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#178 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Jones County Junior College?

Location of Jones County Junior College

Contact details for Jones County Junior College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 900 South Court Street, Ellisville, MS 39437
Phone: 601-477-4000
Website: www.jcjc.edu

How Do I Get Into Jones County Junior College?

You can apply to Jones County Junior College online at: www.jcjc.edu/new2jones.php

Jones County Junior 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 Jones County Junior College?

13% Take Out Loans
18.2% 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 Jones County Junior College, approximately 13% of students took out student loans averaging $3,982 a year. That adds up to $15,928 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Jones County Junior College is 18.2%. 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.

Jones County Junior College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,136 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,536 undergraduate students at Jones County Junior College, with 3,136 being full-time and 1,400 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Jones County Junior College

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,136 full-time undergraduates at Jones County Junior College, 41% are male and 59% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Jones County Junior College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Jones County Junior College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Jones County Junior College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 17
Black or African American 976
Hispanic or Latino 41
White 2,003
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 99

Over 10 countries are represented at Jones County Junior College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Ireland, and Spain.

Online Learning at Jones County Junior College

648 Took All Classes Online
2,108 Took At Least One Class Online
62.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,108 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 9th most popular in Mississippi for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Jones County Junior College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Jones County Junior College was 62.1%. This is the #438 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Jones County Junior College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health & Medical Administrative Services 3%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 0%
Liberal Arts General Studies 0%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Jones County Junior 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 Jones County Junior College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #44
Liberal Arts General Studies #44

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%.

Jones County Junior 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 0 608 0 608
Precision Metal Working 0 11 99 110
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 33 0 54 87
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 16 57 73
Ground Transportation 57 0 0 57
Nursing 0 48 0 48
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 14 28 42
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 15 24 39
Culinary Arts 0 8 30 38
Allied Health Professions 0 20 17 37
Horticulture 0 8 19 27
Computer Systems Networking 0 9 12 21
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 3 18 21
Marketing 0 8 12 20
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 3 12 15
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 2 12 14
Cosmetology 0 0 14 14
Building Management & Inspection 0 0 13 13
Forestry 0 6 6 12
Computer Programming 0 5 6 11
Civil Engineering Technology 0 4 7 11
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 6 5 11
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 9 0 9
Legal Support Services 0 6 0 6
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 1 2 3
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 2 2
Human Development & Family Studies 0 2 0 2
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 90 812 449 1,351

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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