Founded in Jacksonville in 1918 by Annie Harper Jones, the College had a modest beginning with fewer than 50 students. A program that originally offered specialized business training has been expanded and enriched to meet the needs of the student body pursuing relevant professional education.
|County||Duval County, FL|
|Title IV Eligible||Yes|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate of Arts Colleges|
|Institution Level||At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs|
|Institution Control||Private, non-profit|
|Instructional Staff Total|
(research/public service staff included)
|33 staff||115 staff|
|Total Enrollment||337 students||1,633 students|
|# Full-Time Students||74 students||1,434 students|
|# Part-Time Students||263 students||137 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||1%||1%|
|% Two or more races||13%||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
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- In 1947, the College was chartered by the State of Florida as a non-profit degree granting institution. Under this charter, the College is governed by a Board of Trustees, and all income in excess of operating expenses is devoted to providing better equipment and educational facilities.
- Bachelor of Science and Associate in Science degrees are offered on-line for Business Administration and Computer Information Systems. All of the degree programs are offered in the traditional environment on campus. Diploma Programs are now being offered in the traditional environment on campus for Help Desk Support Specialist, Office Administrative Specialist, Medical Insurance Coding Specialist and Medical Assisting Specialist.
- The Jones College Libraries provide access to electronic databases, indexes, and full-text resources to all current Jones College faculty, students, and staff at no charge.
- Jones College is accredited by ACICS to award degrees of Science in Allied Health Management, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Studies, Legal Assistant, and Medical Assistant.ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Jones College has been educating people since 1918 in a traditional environment and has been offering Distance Learning for more than five years.