About Jefferson College of Health Sciences
On Campus Housing
Jefferson College of Health Sciences (JCHS) is a private not-for-profit institution located at Roanoke in Virginia and was established in 1914 in collaboration with Carilion Clinic. The college conducts regular health fairs and other medical programs for the welfare of the community and also extends it beyond their own locality. Popular majors at the college include Nursing, Physical Therapy Technician, and Occupational Therapist Assistant. The college an integral part of one of the largest health systems in Virginia.
The college has a student population consisting of 1,081 students among which 841 are full-time students and 240 are part-time enrollments.
The student-faculty ratio at the college is 8:1.
The total graduation rate of the college is 43%.
Online Education at JCHS
The college provides 20 online programs across 3 majors.
The classes are conducted in an immersive, interactive, and informational manner that demands student-involvement and class participation.
The faculty and staff are very supportive of students in the college. One on one instruction is provided to every student of the college. This enables a deeper understanding of the course material and easier doubt resolving.
Clinical experience is provided to the students at nearby hospitals to help them excel in their practical work. The campus infrastructure and academic resources are sophisticated and updated.
Transferring credits are easy in this college. Hands-on programs are available in this college for students to have more exposure. Good placement opportunities are offered for graduate students.
The community is small and focused on maximizing scholastic gains in order to employ the same in their professional lives. JCHS PA programs are one of the best and prepare graduates to provide world-class diagnostic and medical services.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$54,975 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
The college aids its students in payment of fees through various financial assistance options. These aids are provided in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study opportunities.
Students are required to meet certain eligibility factors to avail these facilities. The eligibility criteria include academic performance, nationality, citizenship, military background, and financial condition of the applicants. Eligible applicants are required to fill in the FAFSA form to apply for financial aid. Jefferson College of Health Sciences (JCHS) federal school code is 009893.
Some of the financial aid programs offered to the students are given here.
Federal Aids such as Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, and Federal Work-Study option along with Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan.
Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG) is provided under State Aids.
Institutional Aids offered by the college include the Admission Awards, Educational Foundation Scholarships, and Merit Scholarship for Biomedical Sciences Student.
Military Aids such as Montgomery GI Bill, Post 9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program, Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance Program, Veterans Educational Assistance Program, and the Tuition Assistance Program is provided.