Facts and Figures

JCC at a Glance 2019-2020

Student body characteristics

Enrollment by Student Type # %
Continuing 1177 47.4%
First time 838 33.7%
Returning 278 11.2%
Transfer 173 7.0%
Visiting 18 0.7%
Total 2484 100.0%
Enrollment by Student Status # %
Full-time 1838 74.0%
Part-time 646 26.0%
Total 2484 100.0%
Enrollment by Gender # %
Female 1509 60.7%
Male 975 39.3%
Total 2484 100.0%
Ethnicity/Race Statistics %
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1.6%
Asian 1.2%
Black (non Hispanic) 4.3%
Hispanic (any race) 7.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 2.8%
White (non Hispanic) 80.2%
Race/ethnicity unknown 2.5%
Total 100.0%
Age Statistics %
Students under 23 63.9%
Students 23 and older 36.1%
Mean age, all students 24
Mean age, first time, full-time freshmen 19

Academics

Program Offerings Number
Total degree programs 39
Total certificate programs 19
Enrollment by Location # %
Jamestown 1476 59.4%
Cattaraugus 570 22.9%
North County 161 6.5%
Online 277 11.2%
Total 2484 100.0%
Enrollment by Program Type # %
A.A. 129 5.2%
A.S. 1084 43.6%
A.A.S. 1047 42.1%
Certificate 109 4.4%
Non-degree seeking 115 4.6%
Total 2484 100.0%
Top 3 Programs for Degree Seeking Students %
Individual Studies A.A.S. 12.9%
Individual Studies A.S. 11.2%
Nursing A.A.S. 9.3%
Faculty Statistics Number
Total faculty 243
Student to faculty ratio 16 to 1

 Graduate statistics

Degrees Awarded - Graduating Class of 2017-2018 # %
A.A. 48 6.8%
A.S. 314 44.5%
A.A.S. 279 39.6%
Certificate 64 9.1%
Total 705 100.0%

Student Outcomes - Graduating Class of 2017-2018

84% of graduates who completed the graduate follow-up survey were employed full-time or pursuing further education within six months of graduation.

  • Student Outcomes - Graduating Class of 2016-2017: 86% of graduates who completed the graduate follow-up survey were employed full-time or pursuing further education within six months of graduation.

Top Transfer Schools - Graduating Class of 2017-2018

  • SUNY Fredonia
  • SUNY University at Buffalo
  • Daemen College
  • SUNY Brockport
  • St. Bonaventure University

Student Retention Rate

Fall to Fall retention rate for first time, full time students for the Fall 2018 cohort was 55%.

Student success and completion

Three-year graduation, transfer, and persistence rates: first time, full-time students

A study of the 754 students who enrolled as first time, full time students at JCC in fall 2016 indicated, 36.2% had graduated by the start of the fall 2019 semester. An additional 14.3% transferred to other colleges prior to graduation, and 5.4% were still enrolled in fall 2019. (Source: State University of New York Jamestown Community College Office of Institutional Research & National Student Clearinghouse)

Three-year graduation, transfer, and persistence rates: student athletes

The number of students in this disaggregated group is too small to be meaningful. (N<5)

Graduate job placement

A total of 71% of 2017-2018 JCC graduates with Associate in Applied Science degrees responding to a survey indicated they were employed full-time. Of those responding, 73% said their current occupation is highly related to their JCC degree area and 100% said JCC prepared them for their positions in the workforce (64% indicated “very well,” 36% noted “adequately”). In the same survey, 93% of full-time transfer students responded that JCC prepared them for continuing their education. Of the respondents, 51% indicated JCC had prepared them “very well” and 42% said “adequately.” Also, 73% of the full-time transfer students are studying in a program that is highly related to their JCC program.

NOTES: Fall numbers are used to reflect the entire academic year unless otherwise noted. Student data exclude College Connections Students. Degrees awarded data come from official graduation records; all other graduate statistics are based on results of the annual Graduate Follow-up Survey unless otherwise noted.

Facts & Figures are updated annually by the Office of Institutional Research, or as new data become available.

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