John Wood Community College: Review & Facts

John Wood Community College
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John Wood Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,390 students enrolled. This school was established in 1974 and is one of the 7 colleges located in Quincy, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
32
At John Wood Community College you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

JWCC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 32 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Biology, Trucking, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
57%
John Wood Community College student retention rate is low at 57% (way below Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at John Wood Community College is low: 44%. Roughly 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at JWCC is pretty good -- 13:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,200
Average tuition cost is low - about $6,900 annually. The additional fees at JWCC beyond tuition are approximately $300; which comes to a total of $7,200 a year.

Read the details about John Wood Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at John Wood Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (217) 224-6500 or check John Wood Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
John Wood Community College provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at John Wood Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at John Wood Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, John Wood Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

John Wood Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: John Wood Community College, 1301 S 48th Street, Quincy, Illinois 62305-8736, USA
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