Jefferson Community College

Jefferson Community College

Jefferson Community College was originally founded as the Jefferson County Technical Institute in 1966. Classes began in the September of 1968. The institute was renamed the Jefferson Technical College in 1977, and it finally became the Jefferson Community College in 1995. The campus of this college is located in Steubenville, Ohio.

Jefferson Community College offers a large number of degree programs in the fields of business technology, engineering technology, health technologies and humanities, and social sciences. Students can also opt for transfer programs to a four-year degree college.

Jefferson Community College sponsors various sports, including basketball, soccer, golf, softball and volleyball. Students also participate in several on-campus clubs and organizations, including Phi Theta Kappa, the Association of Information Technology Professionals, the Society of African American Culture, the Students Against Driving Drunk and the Fine Arts Club.

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Jefferson Community College
4000 Sunset Blvd
Steubenville , OH 43952-3598
General Phone: (740) 264-5591

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Jefferson Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology109dental assistant, medical coding, medical assistant, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, medical lab tech
Business and Management41business management, accounting, MIS
Nursing and Emergency Medicine32EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse
Engineering Technician17electronics tech, instrumentation tech, mechanical engineering tech, mechanical drafting
Liberal Arts15liberal arts and sciences, humanities
Office and Administration14executive secretary, office data entry
Security and Law Enforcement14corrections, forensic science, criminal justice and police
Education and Teaching8education
Computer Science and Engineering8computer and info science, computer applications programming, information science
Real Estate and Construction Management5real estate
Family and Social Work4child development
Medical Administration1medical transcription
Production Trades1welding
Engineering1systems engineering

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years10913
Associate's degree16124

Jefferson Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Jefferson Community College had a total enrollment of 1,744 students (1,271 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 56%
Black 4%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 39%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 17%
20-21 24%
22-24 15%
25-29 12%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

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

West Virginia7%

Jefferson Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 27 %

Jefferson Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,880
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,690
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Jefferson Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 727500)

Jefferson Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1224

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*3$50,213
Associate professoracademic year1*7$57,014
Assistant professoracademic year5$50,39111$47,912
Instructoracademic year4$42,5983$37,013
All faculty totalacademic year12$48,30324$49,492

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

Jefferson Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Systems Engineering

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development

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

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Forensic Science and Technology

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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 Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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