Declining Enrollment Continues At Jackson Community College This Fall

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Monday, September 24, 2012

Approximately 11 percent fewer students are taking classes at Jackson Community College this fall compared to a year ago, according to enrollment figures released last week.

JCC’s enrollment snapshot for the first 10 days of classes this fall shows that 6,247 students are taking classes compared to 7,056 for the first 10 days of classes in fall 2011.

This takes the college’s enrollment to 2006 levels.

JCC’s billing contact hours, which are similar to credits and represent the amount of time students spend in the classroom, are also down 12 percent at 62,688 this fall compared to 71,286 last fall.

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