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About Us

Jefferson Community and Technical College, is one of 16 colleges forming the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.  A public, comprehensive, postsecondary institution, Jefferson enrolls about 13,000 students a semester in academic and technical programs.

Jefferson has six campuses, three in Jefferson County, and one each in Bullitt, Carroll and Shelby counties, and offers an extensive program of classes available over the Internet.

Students choose Jefferson to complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree before transferring or to complete programs leading to specific careers.  Jefferson’s students benefit from small classes, an extensive academic support system and convenient locations.

The college also offers affordable tuition, comprehensive financial aid packages and scholarships.
In addition to traditional college programs, Jefferson provides customized education and training programs for business and industry through its Workforce Solutions division.

In compliance with the college’s commitment to public disclosure of student achievement goals and the success of students in achieving those goals, Jefferson has provided the following data related to credentials awarded, transfer, licensure and certification pass rates, student survey results and retention.

Associate Degree Credentials Awarded

 Year  Actual  Goal
 2013-14  1334  1039
 2012-13  1122  987
 2011-12  1080  938

  • Source: JCTC Commitment to the 55,000 Degrees initiative in Louisville, Ky. Data from the College Dashboard.

TRANSFER TO FOUR-YEAR

 YEAR  JCTC STUDENTS

 COMPARISON GROUP 

 2013-14  21%  16%
 2012-13  15%  16%
 2011-12  18%  17%

  • Data as reported in IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) Annual Data Feedback Reports. A comparison group of like institutions was selected using JCTC institutional characteristics.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION PASS RATES

 YEAR  JCTC PASS RATE  GOAL 
 2012-13  87%  85%
 2011-12  86%  84%
 2010-11  80%  85%

STUDENT SURVEY* REULTS

 CATEGORY  JCTC
Scores
 2007
JCTC
Scores
 2009
 JCTC
Scores
2011
 JCTC
Scores
2013
 CCSSE*
 Active & Collaborative Learning  47.0  48.8  45.9  49.3  50.0
 Student Effort  50.0  49.6  48.9  53.0  50.0
 Academic Challenge  50.6  51.0  49.1  52.0  50.0
 Student-Faculty Interaction  51.4  51.7  50.2  54.1  50.0
 Support for Learners  49.5  49.3  49.2  51.6  50.0
                      
*The Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE) Reports for JCTC

RETENTION

YEAR/GROUP   FULL-TIME
STUDENTS 
COMPARISON
GROUP
PART-TIME
STUDENTS 
COMPARISON
GROUP 
 2013-14  49%  57%  38%  41%
 2012-13  51%  56%  40%  41%
 2011-12  54%  59%  40%  43%

Data as reported in IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) Annual Data Feedback Reports. A comparison group of like institutions was selected using JCTC institutional characteristics.