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Joliet Junior College

Fast Facts

  • School Size

    Medium

  • Tuition

    $5,000—$10,000 Semester

  • Affiliation

    Public

  • Type of School

    2yr/Community College

  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed

  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students

    Yes

  • Conditional Admission Available

    No

  • Top Programs

    Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business, Science

  • Setting

    Suburban

  • Accreditation and Certification

    AACC Schools, HLC, NASM

  • Type of Housing

    No housing available

  • Test Scores

    TOEFL: 60+, IELTS: Band 6+, iTEP: 3.7

  • Social Media

Joliet Junior College Highlights

  • Strong academic programs, including Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management
  • University partnerships make it easy to transfer
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Highly qualified instructors
  • Small class sizes
  • Affordable tuition and living costs
  • Ranked among the top 100 institutions in the U.S. that grant Associate Degrees
 

First Public Community College in U.S.

At Joliet Junior College (JJC), the first public community college in the U.S., you can receive an excellent education at an affordable cost while enjoying all the benefits of living near a first-rate city. Our main campus is 72 km outside downtown Chicago, giving students the opportunity to experience the exceptional cultural activity of the city. With state-of-the-art facilities and expert instruction, Joliet Junior College has been ranked among the top 100 institutions in the U.S. that granted associate degrees. We offer 197 degree and certificate programs in more than 50 areas of study. University partnerships make it easy to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree.

Academics

Being the first public community college, JJC has a long history of strong academic excellence. All JJC classes are taught by instructors, not by teaching assistants. Students enjoy the smaller class sizes and the wide variety of degree programs ranging from agriculture to business.

Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Program faculty are nationally recognized among the best in the U.S. and provide a national training ground for leaders in these industries. Natural Sciences offer unique learning opportunities from the on-campus planetarium to the prairie restoration project. Orthotics and Prosthetics Program feature state-of-the-art laboratories and 100 percent employment rate in a high demand field. There are too many outstanding academic programs to name them all.

Affordable

JJC has many university partnerships making it easy to begin working on your undergraduate degree at a low cost. Attending JJC costs about half of the cost of public university tuition. Save money by starting your coursework at JJC and then transfer the credit to one of our many university partners.

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Joliet Junior College

Joliet Junior College
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet IL 60431-8938
P: (815) 280-2262
2yr/Community College
  • Accounting
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Animal Science
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Engineering Sciences
  • Architecture
  • Arts and Design
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Astrophysics and Astronomy
  • Automotive Technology
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Business Administration
  • Business Information Systems
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Crop and Soil Sciences
  • Culinary
  • Cyber Security
  • Earth Science
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • English Literature
  • Environment Development
  • Environmental Studies and Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Food Industry Management
  • Foreign Language Teaching
  • General English Programs
  • General Management
  • Geography
  • Geological Sciences
  • Global & Area Studies
  • Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities
  • Graphics/Multimedia & Web Design
  • Health and Wellness
  • Heating/Refrigeration/Air conditioning
  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Hospitality Business Management
  • Humanities-Prelaw
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Design
  • International Relations
  • Internships
  • Journalism
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Liberal Arts
  • Literature in English
  • Marketing
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media and Information Studies
  • Music
  • Natural Science
  • Nursing
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Online Teaching and Learning
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Plant Biology
  • Plumbing
  • Political Science
  • Predental
  • Premedical
  • Prenursing
  • Project Management
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • Science
  • Small Animal Clinical Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Special Needs/Learning Disabilities
  • Studio Art
  • Technology/Computers
  • Telecommunication and Media
  • Theatre
  • University Transfer
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Video and Audio Production
  • Video Game Design
  • Vocational Career
  • Youth Development
Certificate/Short Term
  • Accounting
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business
  • Child Development
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Culinary
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Graphics/Multimedia & Web Design
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Hospitality Business Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Medical/Dental
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Video Game Design
Summer
  • Accounting
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Animal Science
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Engineering Sciences
  • Architecture
  • Arts and Design
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Astrophysics and Astronomy
  • Automotive Technology
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Information Systems
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Crop and Soil Sciences
  • Culinary
  • Cyber Security
  • Earth Science
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • English Literature
  • Finance
  • General English Programs
  • General Management
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Geography
  • Graphics/Multimedia & Web Design
  • Health and Wellness
  • High School Completion
  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Biology
  • Kinesiology
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Literature in English
  • Marketing
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Mathematics
  • Medical/Dental
  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
  • Music
  • Music Composition
  • Natural Science
  • Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Premedical
  • Prenursing
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Serious Game Design & Research
  • Sports
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • Summer Camps/Programs
  • Summer Intensive English
  • Summer Pre-University
  • Technology/Computers
  • University Transfer
  • Video Game Design
  • Vocational Career
  • World Politics (BA)

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