Jefferson Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,160
2.87% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$11,355
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.96%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,292
50.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
27.1%
162 Graduates

About

Jefferson Community College is a higher education institution located in Jefferson County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Jefferson Community College were Humanistic Studies (58 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (56 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (43 degrees).

In 2022, 361 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Jefferson Community College. 68.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (283 degrees), 11.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Jefferson Community College is $5,160, which is $−2,952 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Jefferson Community College is $5,160, which is $−2,952 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,355.

In 2022, 52% of undergraduate students attending Jefferson Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 24% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,160
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Jefferson Community College was $5,160. The cost of tuition at Jefferson Community College is $−2,952 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$11,355
2022 Value
3.76%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Jefferson Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,355. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Jefferson Community College grew by 3.76%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,290
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Jefferson Community College was of $12,290 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.65% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
24%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Jefferson Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 3.7% with respect to 2021, when 54% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.96%
2019 Default Rate
34
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Jefferson Community College was 3.96%, which represents 34 out of the 859 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Jefferson Community College had a total enrollment of 2,292 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Jefferson Community College is 1,166 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,126. This means that 50.9% of students enrolled at Jefferson Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jefferson Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.6% White, 8.29% Hispanic or Latino, 7.72% Black or African American, 2.97% Two or More Races, 2.44% Asian, 1.53% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.785% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Jefferson Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.2%), followed by White Male (27.2%) and Black or African American Male (5.66%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

50.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Jefferson Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,292 students. The full-time enrollment at Jefferson Community College is 1,166 and the part-time enrollment is 1,126. This means that 50.9% of students enrolled at Jefferson Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Jefferson Community College was 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Jefferson Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,573 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    190 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    177 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Jefferson Community College is 68.6% White, 8.29% Hispanic or Latino, 7.72% Black or African American, 2.97% Two or More Races, 2.44% Asian, 1.53% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.785% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 144 students (6.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 133 more women than men received degrees from Jefferson Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Jefferson Community College is white (283 degrees awarded). There were 11.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Jefferson Community College is Humanistic Studies (58 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (56 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (43 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Jefferson Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (125 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Jefferson Community College are Social workers, all other (189,987 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (159,721 people), Police officers (142,400 people), Other managers (122,535 people), and Education administrators (58,881 people).

The most specialized majors at Jefferson Community College in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (125 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), Protective Services (21 degrees), and Human Sciences (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Jefferson Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Jefferson Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (125 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), Protective Services (21 degrees), and Human Sciences (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Jefferson Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (381,675 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (358,154 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (176,195 people), Individual & family services (148,510 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (136,862 people).

The most specialized majors at Jefferson Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (125 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), Protective Services (21 degrees), and Human Sciences (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Jefferson Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 58 degrees awarded
  2. 56 degrees awarded
  3. 43 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Jefferson Community College was Humanistic Studies with 58 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

114
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
247
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 114 degrees were awarded to men at Jefferson Community College, which is 0.462 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (247).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Jefferson Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 0.706 times less than the 34 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Jefferson Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 13 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
28%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 20% of students graduating from Jefferson Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Jefferson Community College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.79% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    283 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    24 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Jefferson Community College is white (283 degrees awarded). There were 11.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

2.77% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    195 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    88 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Jefferson Community College is white female (195 degrees awarded). There were 2.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (88 degrees).

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Operations

Jefferson Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.49M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 29.2k (0.39%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Jefferson Community College had a total salary expenditure of 38.3M. Jefferson Community College employs 18 Assistant professors, 15 Associate professors and 12 Professors. Most academics at Jefferson Community College are Male Assistant professor (10), Female Associate professor (8), and Female Assistant professor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jefferson Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 39 employees, Service, with 15 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 14 employees.

Endowment

$7.49M
2022 Endowment
10.6%
decline from 2021

Jefferson Community College has an endowment valued at about $7.49M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Jefferson Community College declined 10.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.28M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$13.4M
2022 Salaries
0.328%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Jefferson Community College paid a median of $13.4M in salaries, which represents 35% of their overall expenditure ($38.3M) and a 0.328% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.63M
Instructional Salaries
52
Number of Employees

In 2022, Jefferson Community College paid a total of $3.63M to 52 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
18 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Jefferson Community College were Assistant professor with 18 employees, Associate professor with 15 employees, and Professor with 12 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jefferson Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees, Service with 15 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Jefferson Community College was Male Assistant professor with 10 employees, Female Associate professor with 8 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Jefferson Community College.

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