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Joliet Junior College Overview

Joliet Junior College is a public institution situated in Joliet, Illinois. The suburban atmosphere of Joliet makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is Joliet Junior College Known For?

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  • The 3% student loan default rate at Joliet Junior College is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Joliet Junior College.
  • In <nil>, 27% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Joliet Junior College?


Contact details for Joliet Junior College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, IL 60431-8938
Phone: 815-729-9020

How Do I Get Into Joliet Junior College?

You can apply to Joliet Junior College online at:

Since Joliet Junior College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Joliet Junior College?

6% Take Out Loans
2.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Joliet Junior College, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $4,463 a year. That adds up to $17,852 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Joliet Junior College is 2.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Joliet Junior College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,657 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,551 undergraduate students at Joliet Junior College, with 3,657 being full-time and 7,894 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 3,657 full-time undergraduates at Joliet Junior College, 48% are male and 52% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Joliet Junior College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 112
Black or African American 256
Hispanic or Latino 1,012
White 2,060
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 210

Over 16 countries are represented at Joliet Junior College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Brazil, and China.

Online Learning at Joliet Junior College

4,197 Took All Classes Online
7,437 Took At Least One Class Online
152.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 7,437 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Joliet Junior College has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Joliet Junior College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Joliet Junior College was 152.8%. This is the #334 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Joliet Junior College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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