Facts & Figures

JCC at a glance 2019-2020

Student body characteristics

Enrollment by student type:

  • Continuing students: 1177 (47.4%)
  • First time students: 838 (33.7%)
  • Returning students: 278 (11.2%)
  • Transfer students: 173 (7.0%)
  • Visiting students: 18 (0.7%)
  • Total students: 2484 (100.0%)

Enrollment by student status:

  • Full-time students: 1838 (74.0%)
  • Part-time students: 646 (26.0%)
  • Total students: 2484 (100.0%)

Enrollment by gender:

  • Female students: 1509 (60.7%)
  • Male students: 975 (39.3%)
  • Total students: 2484 (100.0%)

Ethnicity/race statistics:

  • American Indian/Alaskan Native students: 1.6%
  • Asian students: 1.2%
  • Black (non Hispanic) students: 4.3%
  • Hispanic (any race) students: 7.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander students: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 2.8%
  • White (non Hispanic) students: 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:

  • Total degree programs: 39
  • Total certificate programs: 19

Type of course instruction:

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

Enrollment by location:

  • Jamestown Campus students: 1476 (59.4%)
  • Cattaraugus County Campus students: 570 (22.9%)
  • North County Center students: 161 (6.5%)
  • Online students: 277 (11.2%)
  • Total students: 2484 (100.0%)

Enrollment by program type:

  • A.A. students: 129 (5.2%)
  • A.S. students: 1084 (43.6%)
  • A.A.S. students: 1047 (42.1%)
  • Certificate students: 109 (4.4%)
  • Non-degree seeking students: 115 (4.6%)
  • Total students: 2484 (100.0%)

Top three 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:

  • Total faculty: 243
  • Student to faculty ratio: 16 to 1

Graduate statistics for graduating class of 2017-18

Degrees awarded:

  • 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:

84% 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
  • 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 & 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 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 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.