Jefferson Community College

Jefferson Community College

Jefferson Community College, also referred to as JCC, is located in Watertown, New York, United States. JCC was chartered in the year 1961. The college is under the State University of New York (SUNY) system. It offers its students various degrees and certificate programs in the fields of business administration, computer information systems, and nursing among others.

Both the male and the female students of Jefferson Community College are actively involved in sports such as soccer, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, softball, volleyball, and golf. In addition, there are numerous student clubs and organizations available on campus. Students can choose to be members of societies like the Computer Club, Human Services Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Engineering Society, and Student Nurses Organization.

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Jefferson Community College
1220 Coffeen St
Watertown , NY 13601-1897
General Phone: (315) 786-2200

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Jefferson Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts253liberal arts and sciences, humanities
Business and Management80business management, accounting technology
Security and Law Enforcement46criminal justice and administration, fire services administration
Family and Social Work37child care management, community organization
Nursing and Emergency Medicine23EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Law10legal assistant
Hospitality10tourism promotion
Animal Science and Care8animal husbandry
Computer Science and Engineering8computer and info science, information science, computer support
Medical Administration7medical secretary
Education and Teaching6teacher aide
Office and Administration5administrative assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree48719
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years134

Jefferson Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Jefferson Community College had a total enrollment of 3,191 students (2,182 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 6%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 13%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 10%
18-19 27%
20-21 16%
22-24 13%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

New York98%

Jefferson Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 29 %

Jefferson Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Watertown, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York 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 $ 3,601
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,501
Books and supplies $ 1,150

Financial Aid:
Jefferson Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 287000)

Jefferson Community College Faculty

Jefferson 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
Professoracademic year8$76,0458$73,495
Associate professoracademic year5$63,15012$62,577
Assistant professoracademic year11$54,26915$52,963
Instructoracademic year8$43,6425$42,549
Lectureracademic year1*4$42,272
All faculty totalacademic year33$57,93044$57,163

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

Jefferson Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Animal Science And Care
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production

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

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

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

Tourism Promotion Operations

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

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

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Fire Services Administration

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Jefferson Community College Highlights

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What Sets Jefferson Community College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 10%Jefferson Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in engineering
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Jefferson Community College % of degrees in engineering
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 16%Jefferson Community College % of degrees in security and law enforcement
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 20%Jefferson Community College Salaries of full-time faculty
Number of students
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 20%Jefferson Community College Number of students

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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 On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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