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Paris Junior College

2400 Clarksville St, Paris, TX

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Paris Junior College is a two-year college located in Paris, TX, northwest of the greater Dallas metropolitan area. PJCC’s enrollment policy ensures a 100% acceptance rate enjoyed by its 6700 students, regardless of test scores.

Academic programs and majors at Paris Junior College include agricultural business technology, business management, animation/interactive technology/ video graphics and special effects, architecture, computer and information systems, as well as liberal arts.

Prospective students can earn associate degrees in these subjects at PJCC and more. Certification programs are offered as well, all for a low cost. Tuition at PJCC is very competitive, with in state rates at just under $1800 a year. Out of state students can expect to pay just over $2800.

Paris Junior College offers room and board options as well, with a bustling student life to keep active students happy. Room and board options will likely prove beneficial for many students, considering PJCC is a bit more off the beaten path compared to some other community colleges.  Course scheduling at Paris Junior College takes into consideration these housing options, making the campus an excellent choice for full-time students.

Don’t let the size of Paris Texas fool you, the student social scene has plenty to offer; and on campus there are several clubs and student organizations available to keep you busy.

Athletically-minded students will find that Paris Junior College offers varsity sports teams for both men and women. Team sport activities offered include golf, volleyball, and basketball.

For more information on the academic programs, services, and campus life offered at Paris Junior College, find it here.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,100. 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

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $1,200-$1,400
    • Out-of-State: $3,200-$3,830
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $50-$60 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $130-$160 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 Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships86%$5,536
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Paris Junior College may offer services to students including:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for Paris Junior College compared to community colleges in Texas, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 Paris Junior CollegeLamar CountyTexas
Graduation Rate19.0%-16.5%
Transfer-out Rate20.5%-20.8%

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 2007)
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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 Paris Junior 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

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Contact Information

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
22:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,739