Facts & Figures

JCC at a glance 2020-2021

Student body characteristics

Enrollment by student type:

  • Continuing students: 1113 (51.6%)
  • First time students: 657 (30.5%)
  • Returning students: 227 (10.5%)
  • Transfer students: 127 (5.9%)
  • PEP students: 21 (1.0%)
  • Visiting students: 10 (0.5%)
  • Total students: 2155 (100.0%)

Enrollment by student status:

  • Full-time students: 1554 (72.1%)
  • Part-time students: 601 (27.9%)
  • Total students: 2155 (100.0%)

Enrollment by gender:

  • Female students: 1335 (61.9%)
  • Male students: 820 (38.1%)
  • Total students: 2155 (100.0%)

Ethnicity/race statistics:

  • American Indian/Alaskan Native students: 1.8%
  • Asian students: 1.4%
  • Black (non Hispanic) students: 4.2%
  • Hispanic (any race) students: 7.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander students: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 3.4%
  • White (non Hispanic) students: 79.4%
  • Race/ethnicity unknown: 2.4%
  • Total: 100.0%

Age statistics:

  • Students under 23: 65.2%
  • Students 23 and older: 34.8%
  • Mean age, all students: 24
  • Mean age, first time, full-time freshmen: 19

Academics

Program offerings:

  • Total degree programs: 40
  • Total certificate programs: 20

Type of course instruction:

  • In-person (fully or partially): 39.64%
  • Online: 60.36%
  • Total courses offered: 100.00%

Enrollment by program type:

  • A.A. students: 109 (5.1%)
  • A.S. students: 903 (41.9%)
  • A.A.S. students: 914 (42.4%)
  • Certificate students: 111 (5.2%)
  • Non-degree seeking students: 118 (5.5%)
  • Total students: 2155 (100.0%)

Top three programs for degree-seeking students:

  • Individual Studies A.A.S.: 13.7%
  • Nursing A.A.S.: 12.3%
  • Individual Studies A.S.: 10.3%

Faculty statistics:

  • Total faculty: 202
  • Student to faculty ratio: 15 to 1

Graduate statistics for graduating class of 2019-20

Degrees awarded:

  • A.A.: 52 (8.5%)
  • A.S.: 261 (42.9%)
  • A.A.S.: 231 (37.9%)
  • Certificate: 65 (10.7%)
  • Total: 609 (100.0%)

Student outcomes:

75% 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:

  • SUNY Fredonia
  • SUNY University at Buffalo
  • Alfred State College
  • Daemen College
  • St. Bonaventure University

Student retention rate: fall to fall retention rate for first time, full time students for the fall 2019 cohort was 56%.

Student success & completion

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

A study of the 752 students who enrolled as first time, full time students at JCC in fall 2017 indicated, 38% had graduated by the start of the fall 2020 semester. An additional 14% transferred to other colleges prior to graduation, and 4% were still enrolled in fall 2020. (Source: State University of New York Jamestown Community College Office of Institutional Research & National Student Clearinghouse)

Three-year graduation, transfer, & persistence rates of student athletes: The number of students in this disaggregated group is too small to be meaningful. (N<5)

Graduate job placement:

A total of 69% of 2019-2020 JCC graduates with Associate in Applied Science degrees responding to a survey indicated they were employed full-time. Of those responding, 75% said their current occupation is highly related to their JCC degree area and 100% said JCC prepared them for their positions in the workforce (65% indicated “very well,” 35% noted “adequately”). In the same survey, 95% of full-time transfer students responded that JCC prepared them for continuing their education. Of the respondents, 61% indicated JCC had prepared them “very well” and 34% said “adequately.” Also, 74% 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.