Jamestown, NY Colleges

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Jamestown

Jamestown is a city in southwestern Chautauqua County, New York, in the United States. The population was 31,146 at the 2010 census. Situated between Lake Erie to the northwest and the Allegheny National Forest to the south, Jamestown is the largest population center in the county. Nearby Chautauqua Lake is a fresh water resource enjoyed by fishermen, boaters and naturalists. Chautauqua Institution is approximately 17 miles away, offering music, theater, educational classes and lectures for 8 weeks during the summer.

Notable people from the Jamestown area include comedienne Lucille Ball; Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson; naturalist Roger Tory Peterson; and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Products developed in Jamestown include the Crescent wrench and automatic voting machines.

Jamestown was once called the "Furniture Capital of the World" where people visited from all over the country to attend furniture expositions at the Furniture Mart, a building that still stands in the city and currently houses offices for a variety of companies.

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Schools in and around Jamestown, NY

Name
Jamestown Business College
Four or more years; Private for profit; $10,200 average out-state tuition; $10,200 average in-state tuition
Jamestown Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,800 average out-state tuition; $3,900 average in-state tuition
SUNY at Fredonia
Four or more years; Public; $14,320 average out-state tuition; $5,270 average in-state tuition
University of Pittsburgh-Bradford
Four or more years; Public; $21,928 average out-state tuition; $11,736 average in-state tuition
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College
Four or more years; Public; $19,548 average out-state tuition; $12,776 average in-state tuition
Saint Bonaventure University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $26,925 average out-state tuition; $26,925 average in-state tuition
University of Pittsburgh-Titusville
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $19,528 average out-state tuition; $10,338 average in-state tuition

Jamestown, NY Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Grace LeGendre Fellowship for Graduate Study $2,000 February 28, 2017
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Christiansen-Roller-White Founders' Scholarship Up to $5,000 February 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017