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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||90%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||86%||$5,536|
Admissions, Academics, & 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 College||Lamar County||Texas|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1978)
- See a list of all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Texas
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2007)
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,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Paris Junior College.
- Northeast Texas Community College in Mount Pleasant, TX (54 miles away)
- Grayson County College in Denison, TX (65 miles away)
- Murray State College in Tishomingo, OK (77 miles away)
- Texarkana College in Texarkana, TX (85 miles away)
- Collin College in McKinney, TX (85 miles away)