Public 2 Year

Jefferson College

Hillsboro, Missouri

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Jefferson College overview
Location Hillsboro, Missouri
Online jeffco.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Distant Rural
Jefferson College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Jefferson College, established in 1963, is a public community college located in Hillsboro, Missouri, approximately 30 miles south of St. Louis. Nestled in a suburban setting, the college occupies a campus known for its modern facilities amidst natural surroundings, offering students a blend of contemporary learning environments and outdoor aesthetic appeal. Jefferson College provides a wide range of associate degree programs, certificate courses, and technical education, with particular emphasis on health sciences, industrial technology, and performing arts. The institution is characterized by an open admissions policy, accommodating a diverse student body seeking both academic and vocational pathways. While on-campus housing is not available, the college serves as a commuter institution for the surrounding areas. Jefferson College is not specifically renowned for athletics; however, it maintains a variety of student activities and resources designed to enrich the educational experience.

Jefferson College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  1,728 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,898 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $5,310 plus fees of $900.


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Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Jefferson College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$912
Other Fees$900
Room and Board $6,525
Other Expenses Budget$3,119
Total One Year Cost$14,996

Missouri Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Jefferson College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$912
Other Fees$900
Room and Board $6,525
Budget for Other Expenses$3,119
Total One Year Cost$16,766

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$32,900 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Jefferson College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 42%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 15%
Education 9%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 9%
Business 8%

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