Jamestown Community College

525 Falconer St, Jamestown, United States
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Overview of Jamestown Community College

About this school

Jamestown, founded in 1884, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 107-acre campus is located in the city of Jamestown, 100 miles from both Bismarck and Fargo. The campus chapel is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:915
    • Men:457 (49.9%)
    • Women:458 (50.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Jamestown College is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
4
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
6000 College Lane
City, State, Zip
Jamestown, ND  58405
Phone
(701) 252-3467 x5562
Fax
(701) 253-4318
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
65% of 1,154 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 405 applicants were admitted
Men
62% of 749 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
282 (37%) of 753 admitted students enrolled
Women
126 (43%) of 290 admitted students enrolled
Men
156 (34%) of 463 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.40
375 And Above
27%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
8%
• Score 500 - 600
58%
• Score 400 - 500
34%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
8%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
50%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
30%
• Score 18 - 23
59%
• Score 12 - 17
9%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $21,976 (64.5479645185925%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,570 (22.234623744345885%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,300 (3.8183633907066907%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,200 (9.399048346354931%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Jamestown College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning October 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002990
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
207 (79.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
153 (73.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
153 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
49 (32.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$14,942
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 153 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,752
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 102 (66.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,284
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 45 (29.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
105 (40.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,071

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
705 (76.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
576 (81.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
576 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
149 (25.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$15,700
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 576 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,546
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 429 (74.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,234
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 117 (20.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
324 (34.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,618

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
73%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,238
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
7.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Physical Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$669

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


72

Part-Time Faculty


39

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


43%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 21% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 12% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
111,135

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
200
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Jamestown College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


72.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


40.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


50.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


51.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (44)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Writing, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (2)


  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


15,440

Nearest Metropolitan Area


110 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
-3.6 average low in January, 77.4 average high in September
Rain
96 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
100 mile(s) from campus in Fargo
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Jamestown
Nearest Train Station
100 mile(s) from campus in Fargo

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


74% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


26%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Jimmies
School Colors
Orange and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Jamestown College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, cru-ignite, student senate, relay for life, habitat for humanity, fellowship of athletes in christ

Sororities


5% of women participate

Fraternities


2% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


869

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
915
Women
458
Men
457

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.7% Asian
  • 4.1% Black/African-American
  • 7.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 1.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 84.2% White
  • 1.2% Unknown

International Students


9.8% from 20 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


221

Student Resources

Study resources