Draughons Junior College Murfreesboro

Draughons Junior College Murfreesboro

Draughons Junior College-Murfreesboro, commonly referred to as DJC- Murfreesboro, is a campus of Draughons Junior College. Established by Professor John F. Draughon in 1879, it was originally known as Draughon's Practical Business College, and became Draughons Junior College in 1978. DJC is currently owned by the Daymar Colleges Group. The Murfreesboro campus in Tennessee was established in 2003. In addition to this branch, DJC operates several other campuses in Kentucky, and Tennessee.

DJC- Murfreesboro offers associate's degrees, diplomas, and certificate programs of study. Students can opt for courses in business management, paralegal studies, human resource management, pharmacy technology, medical assisting, and criminal justice among others.

DJC- Murfreesboro supports various student clubs and organizations including the Alpha Beta Kappa Honor Society, Pencil Pushers, and Student Council. Students also publish a newsletter called the "Draughons Dragon". DJC- Murfreesboro also provides academic and career counseling services, and job placement assistance.

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Contacting Draughons Junior College

Draughons Junior College-Murfreesboro
415 Golden Bear Court
Murfreesboro , TN 37128
General Phone: (615) 217-9347

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Draughons Junior College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology87dental assistant, medical assistant, pharmacy tech
Business and Management36business management, electronic commerce, accounting
Medical Administration26medical records admin
Security and Law Enforcement10corrections and criminal justice
Law7legal assistant
Computer Science and Engineering2computer and info science courses

Number of programs and degrees for Draughons Junior College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree12710
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years357
Award of less than 1 academic year66

Draughons Junior College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Draughons Junior College had a total enrollment of 560 students (530 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 11%
20-21 18%
22-24 15%
25-29 22%
30-34 13%
35-39 10%
40-49 9%
50-64 2%

Draughons Junior College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %
Part-Time 62 %

Draughons Junior College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Murfreesboro, Tennessee for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Tennessee Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Draughons Junior College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 13,010
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,010
Books and supplies $ 1,813

Financial Aid:
Draughons Junior College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 493404)

Draughons Junior College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year3$38,6679$33,222
All faculty totalcalendar year3$38,6679$33,222

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Draughons Junior College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, Other

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other

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What Sets Draughons Junior College Apart:

Female % of student body
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Top 19%Draughons Junior College Number of degree programs
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Top 20%Draughons Junior College % of degrees in medical administration

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