“We have made, and will continue to make, Achieving the Dream the cornerstone of our plan to improve student persistence, graduation, and overall student success as we seek to open the door to educational opportunities that allow student to turn their dreams into reality.”
–Dr. Ty J. Handy, President, Jefferson Community and Technical College
Who We Are
Jefferson Community and Technical College, based in Louisville, is the largest of 16 colleges forming the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. A public, comprehensive, postsecondary institution, Jefferson is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree. With about 15,000 students, 6 campuses, multiple other sites and an extensive eLearning program, Jefferson is the region’s second largest college or university. However, students will find a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere with faculty and staff who care about their success. Choose from among 70+ programs and more than 300 degree, diploma and certificate options, while taking advantage of smaller class sizes, an extensive support system and convenient locations. In addition, the college’s Workforce Solutions program works with business and industry to develop customized education and professional development programs for employees.