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Study at Paris Junior College

Paris Junior College, also known as PJC, was originally established in 1924 as a campus of the Paris Independent School District in Texas. The college now operates three campuses which are Paris, Greenville, and Sulphur Springs. It boasts a total enrolment of more than 4, 000 students each year and offers a wide variety of associate's degrees and certificates. The college also includes the Texas Institute of Jewelry Technology which offers training in gemology, watchmaking, horology, and others.

PJC's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams. Their official mascot is the Dragon. The sports men's sports teams are nicknamed as the Dragons and the women's teams are known as the Lady Dragons.

Profile of Paris Junior College

Paris Junior College can be found in Paris, TX (a self-contained town). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Paris Junior College.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in mechanics and repair and production trades.

Paris Junior College Selectivity

Paris Junior College is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications. People attending the school come from a variety of states around the country.


A tenure system is one way Paris Junior College works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 4, 343 students were enrolled in the school.

Student Life

Student dorms or apartments are common at Paris Junior College. The school offers students meal plans.

Paris Junior College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine110licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, nursing administration
Mechanics and Repair70jewelrymaking, HVAC
Liberal Arts69general studies, history, English, sociology, foreign language and literature
Medical Support and Technology61radiographer, medical coding, surgical tech, pre-pharmacy
Business and Management38business, accounting
Education and Teaching32education, physical education teaching
Production Trades26welding
office and Administration22office data entry, administrative assistant
Engineering Technician18drafting, electromechanical tech, electronics tech
Security and Law Enforcement10criminology
Therapy and Counselling9psychology
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science
Beauty and Cosmetology4cosmetology
Family and Social Work3social work
Art Studies1art studies
Conservation and Resource Management1wildlife management
Drama and Performing Arts1drama

Contact: Paris Junior College

Paris Junior College

2400 Clarksville St

Paris, TX 75460

General Phone: (903) 785-7661


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