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Jamestown Community College

525 Falconer St, Jamestown, NY

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About
Jamestown Community College, located in Jamestown, New York, was  founded in 1950 and was the first community college in New York State. The school operates four campuses located in Jamestown, Dunkirk, Olean, and a fourth site in Warren, Pennsylvania. The school is a member institution of the State University of New York System. The school has grown from an initial enrollment 169 students to over 3500 annually.

Academics
Jamestown Community College is a comprehensive community college that provides transfer and career training opportunities through its many programs. Academic transfer is accomplished by completing a curriculum that mirrors the first two years of a bachelor degree program, followed by applying for transfer to a four year institution in order to complete the final two years and earn a bachelor's degree. Career training and vocational programs provide an in depth education in a given field or industry that prepares individuals from entry into the workforce as qualified professionals. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a degree or certificate.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
Jamestown Community College is an open enrollment institution that allows entry for any individual that completes the application for admission, pays all fees and is a high school graduate or 18 years of age or older. Students should supply transcripts and test scores if available and may be required to take a placement exam prior to registration. Participation in orientation and meeting with a counselor are also encouraged. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships and is awarded based on need as determined by a student's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. 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 range:
    • State Residents: $4,500-$5,400
    • Out-of-State: $9,000-$10,850
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $190-$230 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $380-$450 per credit 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 Aid94%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships87%$6,000
Receiving Student Loans37%$4,880
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Jamestown Community College may offer services to students like:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

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 Jamestown Community College against community colleges in New York.

 Jamestown Community CollegeChautauqua CountyNew York
Graduation Rate33.4%-21.5%
Transfer-out Rate16.7%-17.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Jamestown Community College - Cattaraugus County Campus

  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
    • Accredited by the New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education) (since 2003)

Campus: Jamestown Community College

  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
    • Accredited by the New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education) (since 2003)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education) (since 1963)
    • Find all the other nursing programs in New York
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1998)
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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 Jamestown 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

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Natural Resources and Conservation

Precision Production

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Science Technology

Security and Protective Services

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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Contact Information

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School Reviews

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
94%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
17:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
24

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,785