The main campus of Jefferson College is located in Hillsboro, Missouri, with additional campuses located in Arnold (Arnold and Imperial Campuses) and one in Cedar Hill (Northwest Campus), Missouri.
In their Mission Statement, Jefferson College states that it is a “student-centered comprehensive community college, committed to providing an accessible, quality college experience as it strives to meet the diverse needs of the students and the community. Superior teaching and services foster a supportive learning environment, which promotes intellectual, social, and personal growth. A strong general education curriculum, college transfer and technical programs, personal enrichment courses, and on-campus experiences prepare students to succeed in their careers, further their education, and prosper in a diverse world. Jefferson College’s ongoing assessment of students, programs, and services assures that it is a responsive and progressive community college.”
Jefferson College has over 550 (full-time and part-time) faculty and staff with more than 5,500 students enrolled in the fall of 2012.
- Associate of Arts
- Associate of Arts in Teaching
- Associate of Science
- Associate in Applied Science
Students transferring into Jefferson College must submit official transcripts from other post-secondary institutions to the Office of Admissions and Student Records for review. Similar transfer courses are equated to Jefferson College Credits, but unique credits may be counted as electives.
Student services include an Advising and Retention Center, Career Development, Childcare, Counseling, Tutoring Services, and Mathematics Lab. To apply online or simply gather additional information about the school, students can visit jeffco.edu or request information from this page today.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,500. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $25 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $2,300-$2,800
- Out-of-State: $4,700-$5,587
- Charges for part-time students are:
- State Residents: $97-$120 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $190-$230 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||89%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||86%||$4,089|
|Receiving Student Loans||17%||$4,454|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Jefferson College may offer student services like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
- Child care
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for JeffCo, versus those community colleges in Missouri, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Missouri State Board of Nursing (since 1974)
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- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
- Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 2013)
- Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
- Accredited by the Missouri State Board of Nursing (since 1972)
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2015)
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 Jefferson 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
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Jefferson College.