Colleges in Jefferson County, New York

There are 3 Colleges in Jefferson County, New York, serving a population of 116,567 people in an area of 1,269 square miles. There is 1 College per 38,855 people, and 1 College per 422 square miles.

In New York, Jefferson County is ranked 39th of 62 counties in Colleges per capita, and 43rd of 62 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Jefferson County Colleges

Find Jefferson County, New York colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.

Jefferson Community College 1220 Coffeen Street Watertown, NY

Jefferson Lewis Boces-Practical Nursing Program 20104 New York 3 Watertown, NY

University Of Maryland-University College - Fort Drum Campus 4300 Camp Hale Road Fort Drum, NY

About Jefferson County Colleges

Jefferson County Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Jefferson County, NY. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Jefferson County Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

Jefferson County College Statistics

Find Jefferson County College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Jefferson County College Enrollment
 Jefferson CountyNew York
College/Grad School Enrollment6,056 (23.1%)1,451,752 (30.4%)
Jefferson County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Jefferson CountyNew York
Some College, No Degree16,124 (22.3%)2,137,839 (15.7%)
Associate's Degree9,083 (12.6%)1,184,265 (8.7%)
Bachelor's Degree9,305 (12.9%)2,748,577 (20.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree6,810 (9.4%)2,139,561 (15.7%)
Jefferson County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Jefferson CountyNew York
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher16,1154,888,138
Arts, Humanities & Others3,840 (23.8%)1,313,386 (26.9%)
Business2,179 (13.5%)922,794 (18.9%)
Education3,421 (21.2%)549,031 (11.2%)
Science & Engineering4,752 (29.5%)1,674,417 (34.3%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields1,923 (11.9%)428,510 (8.8%)