Pensacola Junior College

Pensacola Junior College

Pensacola Junior College, usually referred to as PJC, was established in 1948 as a public community college. It enrolls more than 30,000 students in its various courses. There are a large number of associates degrees and vocational certifications offered and the college also operates an adult high school. In addition,a special Mechanical Design & Fabrication Program has been created for the students benefit.

Pensacola Junior College's athletic teams are called the Pirates. They wear the official colors of green and white, and participate in sports including baseball, softball, basketball and volleyball.

Some of the notable alumni of this college are former NBA basketball player Joel Anthony, Major League baseball pitcher Billy Sadler, and former member of the Florida House of Representatives Jerry L. Maygarden.

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Pensacola Junior College
1000 College Blvd
Pensacola , FL 32504-8998
General Phone: (850) 484-1000

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Pensacola Junior College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts1,024liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine281EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, various nursing
Medical Support and Technology165dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical assistant, radiation therapist, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, blood bank tech specialist
Beauty and Cosmetology113cosmetology, barber, facial treatment, manicurist
Engineering Technician61architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, manufacturing tech, automotive tech, mechanical engineering tech, construction engineering tech, drafting
Family and Social Work58child care provider
Business and Management53business management, operations management, accounting technology, accounting and related services, MIS, management information systems
Medical Administration44health care administration, health unit coordinator, medical records tech
Security and Law Enforcement37criminal justice and administration, fire protection tech, fire-fighting
Therapy and Counseling28physical therapist assistant, massage therapy
Photography and Commercial Art23commercial art, cinematography
Law15legal assistant
Animal Science and Care13various animal sciences courses
Computer Science and Engineering11computer applications programming, systems analyst, computer services management
Office and Administration10executive secretary
Cooking and Culinary Arts10restaurant and catering management
Hospitality9hospitality management
Construction Trades6carpentry, electrician, plumbing
Landscaping and Horticulture3landscaping
Conservation and Resource Management2forest management
Media2photo and film tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2dietitian assistant
Mechanics and Repair0HVAC, automobile mechanics
Education and Teaching0teacher education

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years17316
Associate's degree1,53037
Award of less than 1 academic year26716
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years01

Pensacola Junior College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pensacola Junior College had a total enrollment of 10,728 students (7,638 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 15%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 4%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 11%
18-19 26%
20-21 18%
22-24 13%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Pensacola Junior College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 66 %
Part-Time 50 %

Pensacola Junior College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Pensacola Junior College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,796
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,757
Books and supplies $ 1,100

Financial Aid:
Pensacola Junior College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 151300)

Pensacola Junior College Faculty

Pensacola Junior College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1432
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1010

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*2*
Associate professorcalendar year2*5$61,428
Assistant professorcalendar year0*5$57,018
Instructorcalendar year2*11$48,651
No academic rankcalendar year8$71,2458$64,422
All faculty totalcalendar year14$64,12131$57,028

*: 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 year40$55,21748$53,281
Associate professoracademic year11$47,75815$43,498
Assistant professoracademic year11$43,81819$40,883
Instructoracademic year14$38,03514$37,671
All faculty totalacademic year76$49,32296$47,022

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

Pensacola Junior College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports12728

Pensacola Junior College Degree Programs (2007)

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, Other

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Facial Treatment Specialist/Facialist
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management

Construction Trades
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Education And Teaching
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Blood Bank Technology Specialist
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietitian Assistant

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Commercial and Advertising Art

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Pensacola Junior College Apart:

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Top 7%Pensacola Junior College Number of students
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 7%Pensacola Junior College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 9%Pensacola Junior College % of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 11%Pensacola Junior College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in medical administration
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Top 11%Pensacola Junior College % of degrees in medical administration
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 11%Pensacola Junior College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Female % of student body
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Top 17%Pensacola Junior College Female % of student body
% students on athletic fin. aid
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Top 17%Pensacola Junior College % students on athletic fin. aid

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
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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