Jones County Junior College

Ellisville, MS, USA
3.97 Average Rating

Jones County Junior College is a public institution based in the rural town of Ellisville, Mississippi. JCJC has an open admissions policy and operates several outreach centers throughout the state, as well an eLearning division for taking courses online. The recently-established Student Success Center at JCJC has one goal: help students achieve their educational goals. It provides registration and transfer assistance, as well as personal counseling and career development support.  

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
97%
Out-Of-State Students
2%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
4,517
Total Number of Undergrads
4,517
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
33%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
26:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$5,914
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$3,400
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$4,400
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$3,932
Books and Supplies
$720

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
71%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,279
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
71%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,616
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$2,192

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
4%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,088
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$5,750
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$61
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
42%
58%
Student Organizations
35
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Bobcats
School Colors
Gold/Maroon
Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Hattiesburg
Jackson
Biloxi
Mobile
New Orleans
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$27,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.97 Average Rating
The campus of JCJC is a family-like atmosphere. Instructors are knowledgeable and willing to assist students when needed. JCJC is one of the best junior college campuses located in the state of Mississippi.
Shamia from Jackson, MS
JCJC was a great experience and had wonderful well qualified teachers. The atmosphere is great, and the college is expanding with new buildings and opportunities every day. Jones is an amazing place to meet other students because everyone is close/friends there.
Keri from Mize, MS
Jones is a very beautiful and organized campus. Anyone would be lucky to be affiliated with such a brilliant school. The memories I made at the school will live forever.
Michelle from Mobile, AL

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