N/A

Acceptance Rate

$4,064

Avg.Financial Aid

001699

FAFSA Code

About Joliet Junior College (JJC)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

14,726

Website

www.jjc.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Joliet Junior College (JJC)  is a public institution located in Joliet, Illinois. The college was established in 1901 as the first community college in the United States. The college's enrollment has grown from 6 students to 30,000 students. The post-graduate high school programs of the college were made tuition-free in 1902 and the college was renamed as Joliet Junior College in 1916. Business and industrial training programs were added in 1917. Veterinary Technology was included in 2000. A seven-member Board of trustees selected from within the district is chosen to run the college.

  • The total population of the university is 15,383 out of which 5,130 are full-timers and 10,253 are part-timers.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 23: 1.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 14%.


Online Education at JJC

The credits of these courses can be transferred conveniently.

  • JJC Degree Programs are available in Associate Level along with a few Certificate level Programs.

  • College majors include Accounting, Agriculture Science, Animal Science, Applied Science, Arts, Behavioral Science, Biomedical Science, Business Management and many more.

  • ICampus automation system is used by the college to automate most of the regular activities done at the college.


Reviews

A few reviews that the college has received are as follows.

  • The college offers really good placement assistance. The network that you create at the college can sometimes surely bag you a job.

  • All staff including bookstore employees, cafe staff and the non-teaching staff are helpful and is ready to offer any service beyond their comfort zones.

  • The credit transfer program is easy.

  • The education program of the college is affordable.

  • The campus is clean and beautiful.

Location & Contact

Address

1215 Houbolt Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8157299020
Fax: N/A
Request Info

Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. When it comes to the ranking of a college or any educational institution, the more information a student has, the better. The ranking of a college helps a student in many ways. It helps them overcome the confusion of which university/college is good for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student assesses their chosen college on various factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it is to be noted that Joliet Junior College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

FALSE

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$4,428

Average Annual Cost

$11,370

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$990

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to JJC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $25,540 per year. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

22:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

65%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

42%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1,528 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

304 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

296 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

157 Graduates

Electromechanical Instrumentation a...

146 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

142 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

102 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

98 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

81 Graduates

Electrical/Electronics Maintenance...

71 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

55 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

51 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

50 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

36 Graduates

Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintena...

35 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

32 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

24 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

22 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

21 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

21 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

20 Graduates

Fire Protection

18 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

16 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

15 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

14 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

14 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

14 Graduates

Construction Management

13 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

13 Graduates

Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

12 Graduates

Graphic Communications

10 Graduates

Computer Programming

9 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

8 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

7 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

6 Graduates

Construction Trades, General

6 Graduates

Library and Archives Assisting

6 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

4 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

4 Graduates

Forestry

2 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

2 Graduates

Teaching Assistants/Aides

2 Graduates

Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

1 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

1 Graduates

Legal Support Services

1 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

14,726

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

19%

Full-time

32%

Part-time

68%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

55% White

1% Unknown

9% Black

28% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

1%

Out Of State

99%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$76,243 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Wolves

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NJCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

69

Total Female Athletes

68

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Soccer

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The students at JJC have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into change-makers. Since the campus life of students assumes a fundamental part in their development and improvement, students at JJC are encouraged to invest their energy in learning and developing themselves. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At JJC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 44% male and 56% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$25,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$31,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$8,783

$9,251

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$91 - 96

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

50%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,064

Students Receiving Federal Grants

36%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,543

Students Receiving State Aid

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,248

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

9%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,070

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$5,172

$30K - $48K

$4,466

$48K - $75K

$2,739

$75K - $110K

$319

Scholarships, grants,work-study programs, and loans are the provisions of financial aid. Students looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA Form. Joliet Junior College (JJC) federal school code is 001699.

  • Various grants include Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Monetary Award Program and many more.

  • Various loans include Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct Parent PLUS Loans and many more.

Contact the college to know more about the financial aid information.

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