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Address/Main Phone
  • 1220 Coffeen Street
    Watertown NY 13601
  • 315-786-2200 / toll-free 888-435-6522
  • 315-786-6567 (Welcome Center)
Location
  • Watertown (est. population of 27,000)
    Exit 46 off of Interstate Route 81
    Within 10 minutes of the Fort Drum U.S. Army installation with easy access to many activities and attractions along the Black River, St. Lawrence Seaway, Lake Ontario and in the Adirondacks.

Campus

  • Located on 90 acres with nine buildings, well-maintained athletic fields and ample parking.  East Hall, the College's newest building, opened in August 2014 and provides student housing and a residential college experience for 294 students. 

Founded

  • 1961
Sponsorship
  • Jefferson County.
    One of 64 campuses - and one of 30 community colleges - which comprise the State University of New York (SUNY) system.
Accreditation
  • Jefferson Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.  The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
    Phone: 267-284-5000
  • Jefferson Community College’s Nursing, A.A.S. program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and/or ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326.
    Phone: 404-975-5000
  • Jefferson Community College’s EDGE concurrent enrollment program is accredited by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP).  NACEP is a national organization with an established set of programmatic standards indicative of quality concurrent enrollment programs.