JCC at a Glance 2018-2019

Student body characteristics

Enrollment by Student Type # %
Continuing 1,220 48.5%
First time 777 30.5%
Returning 296 11.8%
Transfer 206 8.2%
Visiting 16 0.6%
Total 2515 100.0%
Enrollment by Student Status # %
Full-time 1801 71.6%
Part-time 714 28.4%
Total 2515 100.0%
Enrollment by Gender # %
Female 1520 60.4%
Male 995 39.6%
Total 2515 100.0%
Ethnicity/Race Statistics %
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1.5%
Asian 1.2%
Black (non Hispanic) 4.8%
Hispanic (any race) 6.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0%
Two or more races 2.6%
White (non Hispanic) 81.2%
Race/ethnicity unknown 2.2%
Total 100.0%
Age Statistics %
Students under 23 62.4%
Students 23 and older 37.5%
Mean age, all students 24
Mean age, first time, full-time freshmen 19

Academics

Program Offerings Number
Total degree programs 37
Total certificate programs 18
Enrollment by Location # %
Jamestown 1512 60.1%
Cattaraugus 578 23.0%
North County 162 6.4%
Online 263 10.5%
Total 2515 100.0%
Enrollment by Program Type # %
A.A. 113 4.5%
A.S. 1327 52.8%
A.A.S. 852 33.9%
Certificate 104 4.1%
Non-degree seeking 119 4.7%
Total 2515 100.0%
Top 3 Programs for Degree Seeking Students %
Individual Studies A.S. 22.9%
Nursing A.A.S. 9.7%
Individual Studies A.A.S. 6.8%
Faculty Statistics Number
Total faculty 253
Student to faculty ratio 15 to 1

 Graduate statistics

Degrees Awarded - Graduating Class of 2016-2017 # %
A.A. 44 6.2%
A.S. 295 41.8%
A.A.S. 312 44.3%
Certificate 54 7.7%
Total 705 100.0%

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 2016-2017

  • SUNY Fredonia
  • Daemen College
  • SUNY University at Buffalo
    SUNY Brockport
  • SUNY Empire State College

Student Retention Rate

Fall to Fall retention rate for first time, full time students for the Fall 2017 cohort was 56%.

Student success and completion

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

A study of the 865 students who enrolled as first time, full-time students at JCC in fall 2015 indicated 37% had graduated by the start of the fall 2018 semester. An additional 13% transferred to other colleges prior to graduation, and 4% were still enrolled in fall 2018. (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 67% of 2016-17 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 92% said JCC prepared them for their positions in the workforce (58% indicated “very well,” 34% noted “adequately”). In the same survey, 95% of full-time transfer students responded that JCC prepared them for continuing their education. Of the respondents, 65% indicated JCC had prepared them “very well” and 30% 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.

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