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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Life
    C+
  6. Location
    B
Joliet Junior College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Address
1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431
Website
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$4,208/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $2,995/ year
  • $30-48k
    $3,406/ year
  • $49-75k
    $5,457/ year
  • $76-110k
    $7,106/ year
  • $110k+
    $7,487/ year
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Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
23:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.109 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.98 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.98 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,130Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
3%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
20%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%

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My experience at joliet junior college was pretty average! I was provided with the adequate classes I needed to transfer to a four year university. Professors were overall average, most were good, none were extraordinarily horrible or excellent. The only word of advice I would really give is to not completely trust the counselors! I had many bad experiences, eventually learned how to use the online guidance to see what classes I needed. My last semester there I finally found two counselors I could trust- Mr. Dutt and Ms. Kimberowski!
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Joliet Junior College has honestly been an amazing school. I think so many people stray away from JJC because it is a junior college, but there are so many benefits to starting here:

1. I got to take many different classes at an affordable price to change my perspective on various fields.

2. All of my teachers were so helpful... and I've had plenty of different teachers, being that I have been attending JJC for 4 years.

3. From the career counselors, to the bookstore employees, to the veterans resource center employees, even to the college cafe, the employees of JJC are so helpful and are truly compassionate about what they do.

4. FLEXIBILITY! I have attended JJC through high school (AP classes), military training (they offer an excellent variety of online and hybrid classes), and working full time at my current job (great variety in class times and locations).

This is just a wonderful place. I am transferring next year and I will miss JJC and all it has to offer.
For a great classroom atmosphere and affordable classes, this is s great college to attend. Great teachers and flexible class schedules! Convenient location and a well maintained campus.