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Jamestown College is a private institution that was founded in 1884. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 932, its setting is city, and the campus size is 110 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Jamestown College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (Midwest), 37. Its tuition and fees are $17,870 (2012-13).
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Jamestown College offers many large school advantages - quality and variety of programs along with numerous opportunities for leadership and growth - in a small college setting. Jamestown College is the center for arts events in the region, scheduling and touring theatre and music groups to perform for the entire community. Jamestown College has a name for its educational model, the Jamestown Journey to Success. The Jamestown Journey integrates it traditional liberal arts education with sound professional programs, preparing it graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to become successful.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Jamestown College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Jamestown College is $35. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 63.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||63.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Jamestown College is 13:1, and the school has 53.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Jamestown College include: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing; Business Administration and Management, General; Elementary Education and Teaching; Criminal Justice/Police Science; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71.8 percent.
Jamestown College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 932, with a gender distribution of 46.9 percent male students and 53.1 percent female students. At this school, 70.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 30.0 percent of students live off campus. Jamestown College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Jamestown College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring. Jamestown College also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Jamestown College, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Jamestown College.
|Students who have cars on campus||95%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Jamestown College, 66.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,469.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$17,870 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$6,030 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data