Jackson State Community College (JSCC)

2046 North Pky, Jackson, TN

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Want to learn in an energetic diverse learning community? Then you should go to Jackson State Community College.

The 97-acre main campus with open land, wooded areas, walkways, a pond and performance area is located in Jackson, Tennessee. It also maintains 3 centers in Humboldt, Lexington and Savannah.

Jackson State improves the lives of its students, strengthen the workforce and empower the communities it serve by offering over 40 traditional and modern associate degrees, certificates, continuing education and enrichment as well as college preparatory classes at an affordable rates.

Being a diverse campus, it understands the unique needs of each student. That is why classes are offered in 4 campuses where you can choose the place that is conveniently close to you. There are online, evening and accelerated class programs that will fit to your busy schedule. High school students can fast-track their college career through the Dual Enrollment program where they can earn college credits while still in high school.

JSCC is proud of its highly accomplished and accessible professors, and relatively small class sizes.  This allow for a more enriching and personal learning environment. And unlike in big universities, the faculty and staff have ample time to devote and can attend to your concerns immediately.

Having educational quality similar to state universities in Tennessee, JSCC transfer pathways programs are successful in transferring its students to any state university with all their credits at a lower cost.

Take that leap and enroll here at Jackson State Community College. You will surely see it is the obvious choice.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,000. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $3,600-$4,400
    • Out-of-State: $11,000-$13,680
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $150-$180 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $480-$570 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships93%$5,152
Receiving Student Loans3%$4,859
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Jackson State Community College may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in Tennessee.

 JSCCMadison CountyTennessee
Graduation Rate10.0%-13.5%
Transfer-out Rate8.5%-12.1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1971)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Jackson State Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences


Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Other Community Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Jackson State Community College.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

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