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Paris Junior College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 9,238
  • In-District:*
  • 10.6%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 52.9%
  • Full-time:**
  • 43.5%
  • Female:
  • 58.5%
  • Male:
  • 41.5%
  • Anglo:
  • 78.8%
  • Hispanic:
  • 4.9%
  • African American:
  • 13.7%
  • Native American:
  • 1.5%
  • Asian:
  • 1.0%
  • International:
  • 0.1%
  • Other:
  • 0.0%

* Percentage of annual unduplicated enrollment. Out-of-state and continuing education students not included.
** Full-time enrollment of students seeking college credit.

Contact Information

Dr. Pamela Anglin, President
2400 Clarksville St.
Paris, Texas 75460
(903) 782-0330

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $54.63

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $84.63

Program Description

Paris Junior College (PJC) provides quality education and training in more than 15 disciplines as well as a variety of non-credit continuing education offerings. Students can choose among programs of study that offer credentials ranging from a one-semester certificate of competency to an Associate of Applied Science degree. Programs include:

  • Jewelry Technology: PJC has been home to the Texas Institute of Jewelry Technology (TIJT) for more than 65 years. Students can learn about all aspects of the jewelry industry, including gemology, horology (watch repair) and computer-aided design.
  • Welding Technology: PJC’s welding courses are taught in an industry-standard welding laboratory. The lab has recently been refitted with the latest equipment to support a fast-track welding academy designed to fill the work force shortage in PJC’s service delivery area.
  • Health Occupations: Students who wish to enter the health occupations field can choose among nursing, radiology, surgical technology, medical records coding and emergency medical services. All programs include an on-site clinical component that provides students with valuable industry experience.

Total Degrees or Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 554
  • Associates:
  • 327
  • Certificates:
  • 227

Total does not include an advanced technology certificate program that comprises 16 to 50 semester credit hours and requires students to have an associate or bachelor’s degree or to be a junior in a bachelor’s degree program.

Number and share of students either enrolled in a Texas four-year institution or employed within six months of graduation, fiscal 2006:
Academic Students Percentage Technical Students Percentage
Employed Only12740.3%18077.6%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)12238.7%20.9%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)288.9%10.4%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)134.1%125.2%
Not Found257.9%3715.9%
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