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  1. Professors
    B-
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
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  5. Student Life
    C+
  6. Location
    B-
Johnston is a public college located in Smithfield, North Carolina in the Raleigh Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,549 undergraduate students. The Johnston acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Truck, Bus, and Commercial Vehicle Operation, and Medical Office Management. Graduating 44% of students, Johnston alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $23,500.
About Johnston Community College...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
Address
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
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Cost

Net Price
$6,736/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,421/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,173/ year
  • $49-75k
    $8,417/ year
  • $76-110k
    $9,260/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,238/ year
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Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.24 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.21 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.21 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,549Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
25%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
0%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$28,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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My experience with Johnston Community College was overall great! The staff are friendly and the students there are very welcoming. The academic advisers, Student Government Association members, and the financial aid office were all big helps to me receiving my degree.
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The school is a community college that has always upheld a great reputation for preparation for real life allied health professions. My personal experience with college has varied with starting with a two year transfer program that prepared me for a university. I soon felt the track I was on was not exactly what I wanted in a career and wanted to attain a degree in social work however found a true calling to patient care in a hands on profession. Nursing was an interest however to be a part of a team that researched the anatomy was more my desire. I currently work in a nursing career however I want to be on the beginning of a patients care and felt radiography would be exactly where I want to be. I have gained more confidence and desire in the past year providing patient care to a vulnerable population and I know I’ve made a positive impact on the lives of the elderly. For this reason I hope to gain more experience in a growing field.
It's extremely hit or miss with your teachers; some will really try to motivate you, others let blatant cheating run through their classes. I had some wonderful English teachers, but some not so great Spanish teachers. The student body usually isn't very energetic/excited; most people are here as a backup option. The adults in the classes are usually very sweet.