Jones County Junior College (JCJC) is an open door, two-year institution granting Associate in Arts (AA) degrees, Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees, and Vocational Certificates. Its purpose is to provide programs and support services consistent with the ideals of a democratic society to meet the educational needs of students and communities in the Jones County Junior College District and surrounding areas.
A varied program in intercollegiate and intramural athletics is offered throughout the academic year to provide for competitive athletic teams and educational experiences to develop physical, social, and academic skills as well as emotional well-being. Intercollegiate athletics is under the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Division and is an integral part of the total educational program. The Jones County Junior College Bobcats compete in football, basketball, baseball, soccer, softball, tennis, and golf under guidelines established by the National Junior College Athletic Association, the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges, and the local JCJC Board of Trustees. Jones also competes nationally with its award winning cheerleading squad. The intramural athletic program provides opportunities for students to participate in basketball, flag football, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, and other competitive and non-competitive activities.