General Information About Eastern Gateway Community College
Our Mission Jefferson Community and Technical College is a public, comprehensive, postsecondary institution awarding certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. The College provides open access to affordable, quality education and training for a diverse community of students; promotes opportunities for lifelong learning and success through its programs and services; and supports the attainment of statewide educational goals. Jefferson Community and Technical College is a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System with multiple campuses and locations in Jefferson, Shelby, Carroll, Bullitt, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, Owen, Spencer, and Trimble Counties. College Goals Jefferson Community and Technical College fulfills its mission through the following goals: 1. Promote excellence in teaching and learning through all College services. 2. Provide occupational/technical (AAS, Diploma, Certificate), transfer (AA, AS), and developmental educational programs. 3. Provide seamless education opportunities through educational and community partnerships. 4. Provide a safe and accessible learning and working environment. 5. Exercise efficient and responsible stewardship of the college’s human, fiscal, and physical resources. 6. Provide workforce and economic development through agreements with business and industry. 7. Promote diversity within the college learning and working environment. 8. Increase student access to learning through the use of technology and alternative delivery options. 9. Promote public awareness of the value of postsecondary education and Jefferson Community and Technical College’s role in expanding employment opportunities and enhancing the quality of life for all citizens.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Weekend/evening college
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- City: Small
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 56%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 3,231 Native American 13.0 Asian 16.0 African American 190.0 Hispanic 11.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,102 Enrolled FullTime Graduates