PA Student

Pennsylvania residents welcome

Jamestown Community College is for everyone. If you're from Pennsylvania and looking to earn a degree, learn more about what you can accomplish at JCC.

Become a JCC student
  1. Complete our online application.
  2. Send us your transcripts.
  3. Complete our next steps upon acceptance.
Go to JCC for the in-state cost

When you live on campus in our residence halls, you can attend JCC for the same cost as a New York state resident. That's a savings of nearly $5,000 a year. 

PA scholarships

USA Scholarship

Amount: Full cost of New York State resident tuition (minus any TAP, PELL, or PHEAA grants or JCC tuition waivers)

Eligibility: Graduate in the top 20 percent of your high school class with a PA college preparation track academic diploma from a high school in Warren, Forest, Potter, McKean, Elk, or Cameron counties in northwest Pennsylvania, or from a school in Corry or North East, Pennsylvania.

Term of award: Up to four semesters


Pennsylvania Top Scholars Award

Amount: $2,000/year ($1,000 for fall semester and $1,000 for spring semester)

Term of award: Up to two semesters to be used in fall, spring, or summer

Eligibility: Graduate from a Pennsylvania high school and rank in the top 20% of your graduating class, enroll on a full-time basis, and be a first-time college student


Book Smart PA

Amount: Up to $500/semester for up to two semesters in the same academic year ($1,000 total) to cover the cost of textbooks at the JCC FSA campus bookstore

Term of award: Up to two semesters to be used in fall, spring, or summer

Eligibility: Graduate from a Pennsylvania high school and be a first-time college student

Compare the costs

If you are a Pennsylvania resident and your goal is a bachelor’s degree, attending JCC for the first two years of your education can earn you significant savings.

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 and 2 years at a 4-year college or university  
PA state college $57,000 $47,800 $9,200
Private college or university $125,00 $80,700 $44,300
Engineering/technical institute $204,800 $120,500 $84,300

Contact Admissions

Jamestown Campus
North County Center
(Hamilton Collegiate Center)

800.388.8557 x1001 or 716.338.1001
admissions@mail.sunyjcc.edu

Cattaraugus County Campus
(College Center)

800.388.8557 x7528 or 716.376.7528
admissions@mail.sunyjcc.edu