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Joliet Junior College Overview

Joliet Junior College is a public institution situated in Joliet, Illinois. Joliet is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Joliet Junior College Known For?

4,924 Full-Time Undergraduates
$4,688 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The associate's degree is the highest degree offered at Joliet Junior College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 31% of the faculty were full-time.

Joliet Junior College Rankings

Joliet Junior College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Joliet Junior College has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Joliet Junior College

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 1,276
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,377
Best Colleges for Diversity 1,622

Where Is Joliet Junior College?

Location of 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
Website: www.jjc.edu

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

As long as you submit the requested materials to Joliet Junior College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Joliet Junior College?

14% Take Out Loans
11.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Joliet Junior College is $4,688. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Joliet Junior College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,202 $3,908 $5,635 $8,055 $8,374

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Joliet Junior College, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $4,495 a year. That adds up to $17,980 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Joliet Junior College is 11.3%. 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

4,924 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,910 undergraduate students at Joliet Junior College, with 4,924 being full-time and 9,986 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Joliet Junior College

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,924 full-time undergraduates at Joliet Junior College, 51% are male and 49% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Joliet Junior College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Joliet Junior College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 143
Black or African American 418
Hispanic or Latino 1,167
White 2,896
International Students 21
Other Races/Ethnicities 279

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

1,059 Took All Classes Online
3,429 Took At Least One Class Online
4.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,429 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.

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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 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Joliet Junior College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Joliet Junior College was 4.8%. This is the #1,689 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially 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 26%
Computer & Information Sciences 29%
Computer Programming 38%
Entrepreneurial Studies 21%
Human Resource Management 30%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Joliet Junior College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Joliet Junior College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Biological & Physical Science #7
Computer Programming #47
Entrepreneurial Studies #58
Human Resource Management #103
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #162
Computer & Information Sciences #292
Criminal Justice & Corrections #308
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #347
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #383
Liberal Arts General Studies #383

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 Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 4 0 0 0
Agricultural Economics & Business 15 0 0 0
Agricultural Production 10 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 34 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 43 0 0 0
Architectural Engineering Technology 2 0 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 160 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 28 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 9 0 0 0
Computer Engineering Technology 1 0 0 0
Computer Programming 12 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 10 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 41 0 0 0
Construction Management 5 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 15 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 45 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 11 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 5 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 17 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 6 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 22 0 0 0
Fire Protection 16 0 0 0
Forestry 1 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 5 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 14 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 28 0 0 0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 5 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 18 0 0 0
Horticulture 16 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 8 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 11 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 8 0 0 0
Information Technology 2 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 766 0 0 0
Nursing 147 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 7 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 1 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 38 0 0 0
Total 3,172 0 0 0

References

*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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