Jefferson College is on a 455-acre campus in the rural setting of Hillsboro, Missouri, not far from St. Louis.
There are many activities and organizations for Jefferson College students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life?
Jefferson College has the Student Senate. In fact, more students participate in the Student Senate than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Jefferson College include Nursing Associations, Baptist Student Unit, Phi Theta Kappa and National Technical Honors Society.
Jefferson College students' favorite campus events are Special Olympics, Shocktober Night and Spring Fling.
This table offers information on housing at Jefferson College.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||No special consideration for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||2|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||98%|
Jefferson College offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing. and 98% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Jefferson College. In the 2021-2022 school year, 2 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Jefferson College offers coed housing.
At Jefferson College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Jefferson College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Jefferson College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security.
Additionally, Jefferson College has campus police department.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Jefferson College, take Interstate 55 to Hillsboro, MO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lambert-St. Louis International airport.
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