James Sprunt Community College

Kenansville, NC 28349

James Sprunt Community College (JSCC) is located in Kenansville, North Carolina. JSCC was founded back in 1960 and it was known as James Sprunt Technical Institute back then. This college has been named for a revered Scottish immigrant named James Menzies Sprunt who became a teacher, a Presbyterian minister, and a long-time pastor at a church in Kenansville. This is a very inclusive school that seeks to serve all students equally regardless of age, sex, race, color, creed, or nationality. There are many associate’s degree programs as well as certificate options and diploma programs. Students will find many transfer options at this school when they wish to pursue bachelor’s degree programs at four-year universities. JSCC also has distance learning options for the convenience of the student population.

The JSCC nursing program allows students to work toward earning associate’s degrees in nursing. There are some advanced placement options for current LPNs who qualify. Nursing students at JSCC will be able to learn everything that they need to know to become qualified registered nurses and will be completely ready to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam upon graduation. This nursing program is approved by the North Carolina State Board of Nursing.


Campus LocaleDistant Rural
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate64%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 15
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 11
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.8%
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1973 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$76/credit
In State Students$76/credit
Out of State Students$268/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $3,420 $3,420 $12,060
ADN 70 $5,320 $5,320 $18,760
BSN 125 $9,500 $9,500 $33,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 86% of James Sprunt Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 80% $4,991
Other Federal Grant 25% $216
State Grant & Scholarships 35% $1,252
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 4% $2,000
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans 2% $3,262


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,590
$30,001 to $48,000$7,503
$48,001 to $75,000$8,268
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.

James Sprunt Community College
133 James Sprunt Drive
Kenansville, NC 28349

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