Jacksonville College is a junior college in Jacksonville, Texas, United States. It belongs to the Baptist Missionary Association of America, and receives financial support from Southern Baptists of Texas, the conservative state convention affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. The college's current president is Mike Smith, who has served in that capacity since 2011.
The college is known for its singing groups - a main choir, a smaller group called The Singers, a women's trio, and a men's quartet.
Oldest Community College in Texas
Jacksonville College opened in 1899 and has operated continuously since that time.
Only Privately Owned Community College in Texas
Jacksonville College is the only privately owned accredited community college in the state of Texas. It is owned by the Baptist Missionary Association of America.
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