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Jefferson College

Hillsboro, MO 2-Year Public
Acceptance RateN.A.
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About Jefferson College

Jefferson College Overview

Jefferson College is a public school in the rural setting of Hillsboro, Missouri. Jefferson College was founded in 1963 and enrolls 4,705 undergrads and no graduate students. Jefferson College offers on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

Student Activities at Jefferson College

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Jefferson College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Jefferson College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Planning to play sports? Jefferson College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Jefferson College on the Student Life page.

2022 Jefferson College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $5,040
Out-of-State $6,720
Percent of Need Met 56%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $4,844

Is Jefferson College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Jefferson College offers and if the school seems like a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Jefferson College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Jefferson College Graduates

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

Check with Jefferson College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Jefferson College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Jefferson College's endowment was $700000 thousand. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $3,254 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Jefferson College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

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 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Jefferson College.

Based on this information, is Jefferson College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Jefferson College a good school for you?

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Where is Jefferson College?

Jefferson College is located in the rural setting of Hillsboro, Missouri, in the suburbs of St. Louis.

If you are interested in seeing Jefferson College for yourself, be sure to 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

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

Jefferson College ACT Scores

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Jefferson College SAT Scores

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Jefferson College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$5,940

In State

$7,620

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$5,040
$6,720
Fees
$900
$900
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

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.

49%

Full Time

51%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,705

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,940

Out-of-State

$7,620

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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