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?
- 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, 31% 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.
Joliet Junior College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Joliet Junior College.
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
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
Of the 4,690 full-time undergraduates at Joliet Junior College, 48% are male and 52% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Joliet Junior College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||383|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,254|
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 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%|
|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|
|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 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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