Jackson State Community College is a comprehensive community college in West Tennessee offering associate degrees in arts, sciences, teaching, and applied sciences. The college also offers technical certificates and non-credit continuing education programs. There is a robust offering of online, hybrid, and distance learning classes available as well as dual enrollment classes with local high schools. Due to continuing healthcare needs in the community, Jackson State has established state-of-the-art healthcare programs. Jackson State has a strong developmental studies program. The Jackson State Writing Center assists students and faculty with writing across the curriculum. Jackson State's Fall 2017 enrollment was 4,745 students.