Jefferson Community and Technical College

Louisville, KY 40202

Jefferson Community and Technical College (JCTC) is located in Louisville, Kentucky. This school was established in 2005 and serves over 11,000 students. This public community college is an important part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. It was formed when Jefferson Community College and Jefferson Technical College combined into one larger school.

Students of JCTC will be able to earn an associate degree in a number of different academic avenues. The school also offers various diploma and certificate programs. Students who choose to pursue an associate degree will find that JCTC offers several transfer options to large four-year universities, making it possible to continue on and earn a bachelor degree.

JCTC has a great nursing department that works diligently to educate nurses every year. The highly selective admission nursing program at JCTC can lead nurses to lucrative careers as medical professionals. The school has an associate degree nursing program that has proven to be very successful over the years. There is also an LPN to RN bridge program for LPNs who wish to become an RN. JCTC has the full accreditation of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 


Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 13 107
Certificate 0 1
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 6 28
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.3%
  • NCLEX-PN: 90.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/2005 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1974 - 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$162/credit
In State Students$162/credit
Out of State Students$567/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 $7,290 $7,290 $25,515
ADN 70 $11,340 $11,340 $39,690
BSN 125 $20,250 $20,250 $70,875
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, 92% of Jefferson Community and Technical 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 52% $4,300
Other Federal Grant 6% $757
State Grant & Scholarships 76% $1,615
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 4% $3,231
Federal Student Loans 20% $4,331
Private Loans -- --


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$4,326
$30,001 to $48,000$4,656
$48,001 to $75,000$6,341
$75,001 to $110,000$9,601
Over $110,000$10,000

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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

Relevant scholarships

Kentucky Nursing Incentive Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is for Kentucky residents who will be attending approved nursing programs (registered nurse or practical nurse) or graduate nursing programs. Preference ...

Kentucky Nurses Foundation Scholarship

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kentucky state board of nursing.

Jefferson Community and Technical College
109 E Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202

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