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Johnston Community College

245 College Road, Smithfield, NC

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About
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.

Academics
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:

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.

Athletics
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.

Athletic programs:

  • Men's Basketball
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Golf

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid63%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships62%$5,170
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

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 CollegeJohnston CountyNorth Carolina
Graduation Rate29.0%-20.3%
Transfer-out Rate35.8%-19.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1974)
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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 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,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

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

Precision Production

Security and Protective Services

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
63%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
11:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,925