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Jefferson Community College

Watertown, NY 2-Year Public
Acceptance RateN.A.
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About Jefferson Community College

Jefferson Community College Overview

Jefferson Community College is a public, state school in the small town setting of Watertown, New York. Jefferson Community College was founded in 1961 and the school enrolls around 3,632 students per year, including 3,632 undergrad students. Jefferson Community College provides housing for up to 294 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is September 6.

Student Involvement at Jefferson Community College

Are you interested in music or performing?

Interested in journalism or communications? Jefferson Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Jefferson Community College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

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

2022 Jefferson Community 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 $5,016
Out-of-State $5,016

Is Jefferson Community College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. 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 look at these areas to get a better sense of what Jefferson Community College offers and if the school could be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Jefferson Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure 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 Community 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 Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Jefferson Community College

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

For information on Jefferson Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available 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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Jefferson Community College.

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

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Where is Jefferson Community College Located?

Jefferson Community College is located in the small town setting of Watertown, New York, in the suburbs of Syracuse.

If you are interested in seeing Jefferson Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 81 to Watertown, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Watertown International.

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

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College Info

1220 Coffeen Street Watertown, NY 13601

Campus Setting: Small Town

Jefferson Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 6

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Jefferson Community College is Sep 6.

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

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

Jefferson Community College ACT Scores

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Jefferson Community College SAT Scores

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Jefferson Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$17,258

In State

$22,178

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,920
$9,840
Fees
$672
$672
Housing
$11,666
$11,666
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Jefferson Community College is like? There are approximately 3,632 students enrolled at Jefferson Community College. 57% percent of students attend school full-time.

57%

Full Time

43%

Part Time

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,632

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,592

Out-of-State

$10,512

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Sep 6
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