Jamestown Community College

Jamestown Community College

The Jamestown Community College, also known as JCC, is a two-year college under the State University of New York (SUNY) system. It was established in the year 1950. The main campus of JCC is spread across an area of 107 acres. The college has two campuses in Dunkirk and Jamestown. It also operates a third campus in Olean. JCC offers a wide variety of degree and certificate programs in diversified areas of study. JCC awards graduate & post-graduate degrees & certificates.

JCC has an active student life. There are more than 20 chartered student clubs and organizations on campus. The college also fields several men's and women's sports teams.

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Jamestown Community College
525 Falconer St
Jamestown , NY 14701
General Phone: (716) 338-1000

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Jamestown Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts283liberal arts and sciences, humanities
Nursing and Emergency Medicine79registered nursing
Business and Management75business management, accounting technology
Security and Law Enforcement57corrections, criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police
Family and Social Work46child care management, community organization
Education and Teaching28elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, physical education teaching
Computer Science and Engineering23computer and info science, information science
Engineering Technician15industrial production tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech, drafting
Medical Administration10medical records tech
Fine Arts9fine arts
Media9communication studies, audiovisual tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy9occupational therapist assistant
Transportation5commercial pilot and flight crew
Office and Administration3administrative assistant
Design2design and applied arts
Therapy and Counseling1organizational psychology

Number of programs and degrees for Jamestown Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree63826
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years2610

Jamestown Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Jamestown Community College had a total enrollment of 3,361 students (2,998 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 93%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 35%
20-21 20%
22-24 11%
25-29 10%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York94%

Jamestown Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %
Part-Time 44 %

Jamestown Community College Room and Board (2007)

Jamestown Community College offers campus housing for 220 of its 2,998 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 10 meals per week.

Jamestown Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,975
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,975
Room and board $ 8,150
Room charge $ 4,850
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,700
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,800

Financial Aid:
Jamestown Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 286900)

Jamestown Community College Faculty

Jamestown Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*1*
Instructorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$67,7402*

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year13$66,66213$64,029
Associate professoracademic year3$54,68413$53,569
Assistant professoracademic year6$50,43215$48,825
Instructoracademic year4$43,3958$45,964
All faculty totalacademic year26$57,95549$53,650

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

Jamestown Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


Jamestown Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Design and Applied Arts, Other

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Community Organization and Advocacy

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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Jamestown Community College Highlights

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What Sets Jamestown Community College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Jamestown Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in fine arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Jamestown Community College % of degrees in fine arts
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Jamestown Community College % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Jamestown Community College % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Jamestown Community College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Number of students
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Jamestown Community College Number of students
Male % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 20%Jamestown Community College Male % of student body
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 20%Jamestown Community College Number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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