Johnston Community College

Johnston Community College

Johnston Community College, also known as JCC, is a public, two-year post-secondary college located in Smithfield, North Carolina. The main campus is covers 175-acres which includes numerous buildings, and a 16 acre arboretum. The college also operates several off-campus centers throughout the county. JCC is a member of the North Carolina Community College System. The college awards a wide variety of certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees to the students.

JCC's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams which are nicknamed the Jaguars. The campus is also home to several student clubs and organizations for the overall development of the students.

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Contacting Johnston Community College

Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield , NC 27577-2350
General Phone: (919) 934-3051

Johnston Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Transportation199truck and bus driver
Construction Trades116masonry, electrician, plumbing
Liberal Arts106liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Medical Support and Technology98medical assistant, cardiovascular tech, nuclear medical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, health diagnostic professions, phlebotomy
Mechanics and Repair62electrical maintenance and repair, HVAC, diesel mechanics
Beauty and Cosmetology61cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
Office and Administration51office management
Landscaping and Horticulture48applied horticulture, greenhouse operations, landscaping
Family and Social Work48foodservice management
Business and Management39business management, accounting
Security and Law Enforcement37criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Nursing and Emergency Medicine36registered nursing
Education and Teaching23early childhood education
Photography and Commercial Art20commercial art
Medical Administration19medical office management
Therapy and Counseling13massage therapy
Law12legal assistant
Computer Science and Engineering11computer programming, information science, computer networking, network management
Science and Laboratory Technician8biology tech
Production Trades3machine shop assistant, welding
Engineering Technician0electronics tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year58527
Associate's degree32928
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years9612

Johnston Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Johnston Community College had a total enrollment of 4,145 students (3,618 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 69%
Black 22%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 22%
18-19 18%
20-21 12%
22-24 8%
25-29 10%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 10%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Johnston Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 46 %
Part-Time 34 %

Johnston Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,441
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,563
Books and supplies $ 1,152

Financial Aid:
Johnston Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 933600)

Johnston Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year69$57,83871$58,431
All faculty totalacademic year69$57,83871$58,431

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

Johnston Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science/Studies
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Construction Trades
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Greenhouse Operations and Management
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology, Other
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

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

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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What Sets Johnston Community College Apart:

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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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