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About Jefferson College

Jefferson College is a public school in an rural setting in Hillsboro, Missouri. Jefferson College was founded in 1963 and now enrolls around 4,705 students a year, including 4,705 undergrads.

Jefferson College offers housing for up to 0 students.

As of 2016, the total market value of Jefferson College's endowment was $689969 thousand The institution spends around $3,254 for each full-time student enrolled. Jefferson College employs one full-time professor for every 17 undergrads enrolled.

2021 Jefferson College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $4,770
Out-of-State $6,360

2022 Jefferson College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Early Admission at Jefferson College

Jefferson College does not offer early decision or early action.

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2016 Acceptance Rate for Jefferson College

It is not competitive to get into Jefferson College. In 2016, Jefferson College accepted 0% of applicants.

Jefferson College Waitlist

Jefferson College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Jefferson College?

Jefferson College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Jefferson College, applicants must submit the following items.

Jefferson College Application Requirements

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GPA and Test Scores for Jefferson College

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Jefferson College.

Does Jefferson College Require the ACT or SAT?

Jefferson College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Dorms at Jefferson College

Yes! Jefferson College provides on-campus housing for students.

Jefferson College students are active in the school's Student Senate, Nursing Associations and Baptist Student Unit. Special Olympics, Shocktober Night, and and Spring Fling are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Jefferson College.

Financial Aid at Jefferson College

Jefferson College meets 56% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $4,844 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Jefferson College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Jefferson College

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Jefferson College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Jefferson College a good school for you?

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Where is Jefferson College Located?

Jefferson College is located in the rural setting of Hillsboro, Missouri, less than an hour from St. Louis.

If you want to see Jefferson College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 55 to Hillsboro, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lambert-St. Louis International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Jefferson College and Hillsboro are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1000 Viking Drive Hillsboro, MO 63050-2441

Campus Setting: Rural

Jefferson College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Jefferson College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Jefferson College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Jefferson College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

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17 to 23

Avg

17 and Less

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Jefferson College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$5,070

In State

$6,660

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,770
$6,360
Fees
$300
$300
Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Jefferson College is like? There are approximately 4,705 students enrolled at Jefferson College. 49% percent of students attend school full-time.

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Full Time

51%

Part Time

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,705

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,070

Out-of-State

$6,660

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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