Jones County Junior College

Jones County Junior College

Jones County Junior College is a junior college located in Ellisville, Mississippi. It was established in 1911 as an agricultural high school with only 5 faculty members and 85 students. The college currently offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. It awards Associate in Arts degrees, Associate in Applied Science degrees and Vocational Certificates to its students.

JCJC's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams, which are nicknamed the Bobcats. The Bobcats participate in a wide variety of sports, including basketball, baseball, volleyball, tennis and golf. The campus of JCJC is also home to several student clubs and organizations.

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Contacting Jones County Junior College

Jones County Junior College
900 S Court St
Ellisville , MS 39437
General Phone: (601) 477-4000

Jones County Junior College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts399liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine174EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Mechanics and Repair33communications install and repair, HVAC, jewelrymaking, automobile mechanics, engine machinist
Office and Administration32administrative assistant
Engineering Technician29civil engineering tech, electronics tech, telecommunications tech, plastics engineering tech, drafting
Construction Trades24electrician
Computer Science and Engineering24computer programming, web design, computer networking
Production Trades23machine shop assistant, welding
Beauty and Cosmetology19cosmetology
Medical Support and Technology17pharmacy tech, radiation therapist, sonography and ultrasound tech
Family and Social Work14child care provider
Law12legal assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts12culinary arts
Conservation and Resource Management12forestry
Agricultural Science and Management11food processing
Business and Management10marketing
Landscaping and Horticulture5applied horticulture

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years17316
Associate's degree64724
Award of less than 1 academic year301

Jones County Junior College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Jones County Junior College had a total enrollment of 4,683 students (3,787 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 64%
Black 34%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 38%
20-21 27%
22-24 12%
25-29 8%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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


Jones County Junior College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 18 %

Jones County Junior College Room and Board (2007)

Jones County Junior College offers campus housing for 735 of its 3,787 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Jones County Junior College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,920
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,920
Room and board $ 2,922
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 4,088

Financial Aid:
Jones County Junior College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 241100)

Jones County 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 year5$56,12019$60,692
All faculty totalcalendar year5$56,12019$60,692

*: 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
Instructoracademic year55$47,08077$53,255
All faculty totalacademic year55$47,08077$53,255

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

Jones County Junior College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports222850

Jones County Junior College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural and Food Products Processing

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Conservation And Resource Management
Forestry, General

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Plastics Engineering Technology/Technician
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Engine Machinist
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Watchmaking and Jewelrymaking

Medical Support And Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

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Jones County Junior College Highlights

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What Sets Jones County Junior College Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%Jones County Junior College Dorm rooms per full-time student
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Jones County Junior College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Jones County Junior College % of degrees in liberal arts
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Jones County Junior College Number of students
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 17%Jones County Junior College Number of degree programs
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Jones County Junior College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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