Paris Junior College

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Paris Junior College, or PJC, was founded in 1924 as a campus of Paris Independent School District in the U.S. state of Texas and currently counts three campuses: Paris, Greenville, and Sulphur Springs with a total enrollment of 4,000 students. PJC offers a range of associates degrees and certificates.

As defined by the Texas Legislature, the official service area of PJC consists of the following:

Their school mascot is the Dragon, and their colors are green and gold. The men's teams go by "Dragons" while the women's teams are "Lady Dragons."

Won the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Men's Division I basketball tournament in 2005 by defeating Moberly Area CC 70-61. Other athletic accomplishments:

Houses the Texas Institute of Jewelry Technology which offers training in horology, including mechanical watchmaking, and gemology.

The Industrial Technology Division offers programs in Air Conditioning Technology, Refrigeration Technology, Agricultural Technology, Drafting and Computer-aided Design, Electronics, Electromechanical Technology, and Welding Technology.

Paris Junior College also offers a well rounded Fine Arts Program including Theatre Arts, Music, Vocal Studies/Chorale and Art. The PJC Theatre was renamed the Ray E. Karrer Theatre for the Performing Arts in 2004 after the retirement of its longtime Fine Arts Division Chairman, Mr. Ray E. Karrer. The college is also a participating member of the Phi Rho Pi organization, competing in intercollegiate forensics, drama and public speaking. Paris Junior College Theatre and Speech students have won multiple National Junior College Championships in Individual Events and Reader's Theatre since its inception. In 2010 Paris Junior College re-instated it's locale Chapter #55 of Delta Psi Omega, the national two-year college drama honor fraternity.

Current Theatre faculty include Alex Peevy, who oversees all technical aspects of the program including lights, sound, and set design and William Walker, who oversees costumes, acting, and theatre appreciation.

Fall of 2011 marked the beginning of the new Associate's degree program in Musical Theatre, with the opening of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. This marks the second two-year public college in the United States to have such a program.

Musical Theatre faculty include: Mr. Phil Briggs: Director of Choirs, Ms. Jennie Vaughan: Head of piano instruction and theory, Alex Peevy: Director of movement and stage combat and Technical Director for the Ray Karrer Theatre, and William Walker: Director of the History of Musical Theatre and director of the musicals.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • students
  • $2,880.00 avg tuition

2400 Clarksville St
Paris, TX 75460
(903) 785-7661

Apply online Admissions:
www.parisjc.edu
Financial Aid:
www.parisjc.edu/index.php/pjc2/ma..

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Precision Production
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Paris Junior College

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SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 55%
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
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Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy Yes
Secondary School GPA Not applicable
Secondary School Rank Not applicable
Secondary School Record Not applicable
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable
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TOEFL Not applicable
Other Tests Not applicable
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Paris Junior College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $1,056.00 $1,800.00 $2,880.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $228.00 $228.00 $228.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $44.00 $75.00 $120.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $4,554.00 $7,214.00 $3,509.00
Other Expenses $3,509.00 $3,509.00 $3,509.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $2,438.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 88%
Percent receiving grant aid 80%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,474.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 29%
Avg amount of student loan aid $3,133.00

Paris Junior College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agriculture, General X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business/Commerce, General X
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager X
EDUCATION
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
ENGINEERING
Engineering, General X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General X
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
Rhetoric and Composition X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) X
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General X
Nursing Administration X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
Pre-Pharmacy Studies X
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Pre-Law Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MECHANIC AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician X
Watchmaking and Jewelrymaking X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physical Sciences X
PRECISION PRODUCTION
Welding Technology/Welder X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Criminology X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Texas

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship $3,000 December 01, 2016
Hot Sauce Depot Texas Scholars Program $500 November 30, 2016
Austin C. Millspaugh Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
Sara Haynes Endowed Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016

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