Forrest Junior College

Overview of Forrest Junior College

Students attend Forrest Junior College in Anderson, SC, a small city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Forrest Junior College degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in business and management.

Forrest Junior College Selectivity

Applicants to Forrest Junior College appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

There are 115 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at Forrest Junior College are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Forrest Junior College is to provide an environment that inspires students to more fully develop the confidence to reach their personal and professional goals. The college strives to attain its mission by providing appropriate educational experiences that stress personal and academic goal attainment and emphasize the importance of learning as a life-long process through both individual and group work."

More complete details are provided below.

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Forrest Junior College
601 E River Street
Anderson , SC 29624-2405

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Forrest Junior College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology36medical assistant, allied health and medical assisting, phlebotomy
Business and Management9business management, accounting and related services
Medical Administration3medical office management
Office and Administration0administrative assistant
Security and Law Enforcement0criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and safety, corrections and criminal justice
Nursing and Emergency Medicine0nursing assistant
Mechanics and Repair0computer repair
Computer Science and Engineering0computer networking

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years49
Associate's degree383
Award of less than 1 academic year61

Forrest Junior College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Forrest Junior College had a total enrollment of 115 students (214 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 59%
Black 40%
Hispanic 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 10%
20-21 6%
22-24 15%
25-29 26%
30-34 15%
35-39 14%
40-49 9%
50-64 5%

Forrest Junior College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 86 %
Part-Time 20 %

Forrest Junior College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 10,056
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,056
Books and supplies $ 2,000

Financial Aid:
Forrest Junior College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 492400)

Forrest 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 year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*2*

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

Forrest Junior College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Mechanics And Repair
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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Forrest Junior College Highlights

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What Sets Forrest Junior College Apart:

% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Forrest Junior College % of degrees in business and management
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Forrest Junior College Female % of student body

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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