Johnston Community College was established in 1969 in Smithfield, North Carolina. The school offers vocational, technical and continuing education programs to over 17,000 students a year. JCC operates multiple campuses throughout Johnston County in the form of learning centers, a workforce development center, and a 2,800 acre wildlife preserve. JCC is dedicated to serving the needs of the community, offering quality education and opportunity for North Carolina's fastest growing county.
Johnston Community College offers certificate, diploma and degree programs at the associate level. Students may enter one of many career training programs that provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to immediately enter the workforce after graduation, or they may complete an associate program for transfer, fulfilling the freshman and sophomore years of a four year education, and enter into a four year institution as a junior working toward the completion of a bachelor's degree. JCC also provides evening courses to assist those who require more flexible scheduling.
Programs offered include:
- Business Administration
- Criminal Justice
- Early Childhood Education
- Medical Assisting
- Pharmacy Technology
Johnston Community College also provides a number of adult and continuing education courses to serve individuals in the community interested in returning to school and revisiting their education. Adults returning to school have a variety of options in regard to the classes they may take, including non-credit academic courses for personal betterment.
Admissions and Financial Aid
Johnston Community College operates under an open door policy that requires potential applicants only be high school graduates and guarantees entry into general education studies. Students should complete the admissions application and provide all relevant documents prior to registration. Specific programs may have additional requirements that must be met and entry into a such programs is not guaranteed.
Financial aid is available to eligible JCC students on a need based format. The amount given is determined by the total educational costs minus familial contribution. The financial aid office will assist in determining what an individual's family can contribute and what type of aid will be issued. Aid is available in the form of grants and loans.
The JCC Jaguars participate in a small number of intercollegiate athletic programs. The Jaguars compete in the NJCAA Division II, Region X. Athletic programs provide students with a healthy competitive atmosphere and allow students and faculty to partake in the cheering on of one's school. Additionally, athletic programs assist in the development of skills that may have proven useful in a student's academic and professional career.
- Men's Basketball
- Women's Volleyball
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,500. 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: $2,300-$2,800
- Out-of-State: $8,400-$10,140
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $72-$86 per unit
- Out-of-State: $260-$320 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||63%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||62%||$5,170|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Johnston Community College may offer services to students like:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
- Day 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 this school, versus those community colleges in North Carolina, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|Johnston Community College||Johnston County||North Carolina|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1974)
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 Johnston 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
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
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