Jamestown Business College

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 4-year or above

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

When Jamestown Business College was founded in 1886, its charter called for the establishment of a school designed to qualify young men and women for office requirements at low cost to those whose inclinations and ambitions lead them to business pursuits." The college's mission remains fundamentally the same today. The college fulfills this mission by offering degree and non-degree programs that develop professional competencies for business careers and provide a general education to contribute to the intellectual and emotional growth of each student. The various programs meet student needs and the demands of the area community. The measure of the college's success will be evidenced by the success of its graduates in finding relevant employment; by the partnerships the college has forged with the business community; and by the opportunities available to students interested in pursuing additional education. Jamestown Business College is dedicated to the belief that its programs should not only prepare students to enter the workforce but also to take part fully in today's society. The college offers general education courses to assist students to think logically and critically

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$12,645

Out of state

$12,645
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
100%
Did not receive aid
0%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 81.0% $5,466
State/local grants 86.0% $3,741
Institutional grants 96.0% $4,535
Loans 5.0% $3,773

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

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Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Business Administration and Management, General
      • A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making. Examples: [General Management], [Business Administration] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
      • A program that generally prepares individuals to perform the duties of administrative assistants and/or secretaries and stenographers. Includes instruction in business communications, principles of business law, word processing and data entry, office machines operation and maintenance, office procedures, public relations, secretarial accounting, filing systems and records management, and report preparation. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
97.86%
  • Apply 140
  • Accepted 137
  • Attend 89

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$25
Graduate
No information

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Recommended
  • Recommendation letter

    Recommended
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Not applicable
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Not applicable
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Not applicable
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
69%
Male Students
31%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian68.31%
  2. Hispanic/Latino13.73%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities8.46%
  4. American Indian/Alaska Native4.58%
  5. Black3.87%
  6. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.7%
  7. Asian0.35%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

384

Undergraduate students

384

Attendance breakdown

Full time
99%
Part time
1%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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