JCC Named One of Top 10 Best Community Colleges in America

Published: July 31, 2019

Three JCC students pictured smiling in the library.Ranking based on affordability and student success data.

Johnston Community College is one of the best 10 community colleges in America, according to SmartAsset.com.

To create the rankings, SmartAsset considered data on 798 community colleges, comparing their data on three metrics – student-to-faculty ratio, graduation and transfer rate, and cost of tuition and fees.

Data comes from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) for the 2017-19 academic year.

JCC ranked 10th on the list and was one of six North Carolina community colleges that made the top 10. This is SmartAsset’s sixth annual study on best community colleges.

Check out the 2019 version of the study here.

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