Joliet Junior College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Joliet Junior College is a large two-year, public school with 14,945 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1901 and is one of the 4 colleges located in Joliet, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
78
Fair
Joliet Junior College will give you the option to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Joliet Junior College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 78 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Automotive and Mechanic, Biology, and Culinary. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
63%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Joliet Junior College is relatively low at 63% (below Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Joliet Junior College is very low: 17%. Approximately 35% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Joliet Junior College is reasonable - 22:1. Read more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,300
Medium
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median, about $10,300 per year. The additional fees at Joliet Junior College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,000; which comes to a total of $11,300 per academic year.

Read the details about Joliet Junior College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept 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) for admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Joliet Junior College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (815) 729-9020 or check Joliet Junior College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Joliet Junior College offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Joliet Junior College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Joliet Junior College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Joliet Junior College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Joliet Junior College Location and Maps



Post Address: Joliet Junior College, 1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, Illinois 60431-8938, USA
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