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?
- 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.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 25% of the faculty were full-time.
Joliet Junior College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Joliet Junior College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Joliet Junior College has earned from around the web.
|#2||Best Medical Office Assistant/Specialist Schools||College Factual|
|#13||Best Culinary Arts/Chef Training Schools||College Factual|
|#18||Best Culinary Arts Schools||College Factual|
|#26||Best Nursing Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Nursing Degree Search|
|#28||Best Personal & Culinary Services Schools||College Factual|
|#256||Best Nursing Schools||College Factual|
Where Is Joliet Junior College?
Contact details for Joliet Junior College are given below.
|Address:||1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, IL 60431-8938|
How Do I Get Into Joliet Junior College?
You can apply to Joliet Junior College online at: https://legacy.jjc.edu/admissions/pages/apply-now.aspx
Can I Afford Joliet Junior College?
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 10% of students took out student loans averaging $4,474 a year. That adds up to $17,896 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Joliet Junior College is 12.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Joliet Junior College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 3,915 full-time undergraduates at Joliet Junior College, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Joliet Junior College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||280|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,042|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Joliet Junior College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 37th most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
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.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Joliet Junior College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business, Management & Marketing||28%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||18%|
|Human Resource Management||9%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Joliet Junior College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Joliet Junior College.
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%.
Joliet Junior College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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