Future Students

“The people who have inspired me here at JCC are my professors. There were times when I wasn’t confident and I didn’t think I could do something, but they always told me, you can do it. They have definitely inspired me to move forward and continue with this profession.”

-Monica Rosen '17, Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

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Our nursing program prepares you for the National Council of State Boards for Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).

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Honors at JCC

The Honors program provides stimulating, honors-designated courses, events, and fieldwork projects for select student participants.

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50+ Areas of Study

From business to computer science, criminal justice to fine arts, education to nursing, you’ll discover a challenging, caring environment where you’re welcomed from day one.

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Paying for Your Education

Our quality education comes with one of the lowest tuition costs in the region. At $2,315* per semester for New York state residents and $4,630* per semester for out-of-state residents, you can take advantage of these savings whether you choose to join the workforce or continue your education after JCC. We connect 8 out of 10 students with financial aid, so you can save even more.

Your Goal Your Path Your Savings
Bachelor's degree from a…
All 4 years at a 4-year college or university
2 years at JCC & 2 years at a 4-year college or university
Public College or University $25,900 $22,200 $3,700
Private College or University $135,800 $77,200 $58,600
Engineering/Technical Institute $152,100 $85,300 $66,800
Figures are based on regional averages and include New York state tuition only. Financial aid is not factored in and could affect cost.
Savings are significantly greater when four years of room and board are added in comparison to two years of room and board and two years of commuting to JCC.
*Figures are for 2016-17 academic year. Tuition and fees may vary by academic year.

Students in the top 20% of their senior class from eligible high schools qualify for our USA Scholarship, which covers the full cost of up to four semesters of NYS resident tuition.

Student Life

Campus Life

We’re a community college that is connected by the events, activities, people, and lively atmosphere of our campus. 
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Residence Life

Experience living on your own, where you’re close enough to home, but just far enough away. 
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JCC thrives on the energy and excitement of our competitive sports. Go Jayhawks! 
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We offer a variety of programs, from tutoring to health services to counseling, so that you can get the most out of your college experience. 
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Latest Happenings on Campus

Dining on the Jamestown Campus

Located in the Hamilton Collegiate Center, the dining area has undergone a complete redesign and equipment upgrade. “The 2016 upgrade to the dining area offers the JCC community a visual 'wow' to the space,” said Eileen Goodling, vice president of student development and chief diversity officer. Learn more >>

MTI on the Cattaraugus County Campus

JCC’s new Manufacturing Technology Institute features classrooms, specialized training space for machining and other industrial skills, light duty labs, and a computer-aided design lab. JCC is offering credit and non-credit courses to train skilled workers for regional manufacturers. Learn more >>

Events Calendar

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