Fast Facts 

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Founded in 1901, Joliet Junior College was the first public community college in the nation.

District Information

  • Square miles: 1,442
  • Population: Approximately 700,000

Spring 2014 Enrollment

  • Spring Enrollment (Unduplicated Head Count): 16,375
  • Spring FTE Enrollment: 8,962
  • Spring Full-time Enrollment: 5,014 (31%) | Part-time: 11,361 (69%)
  • Overall Average Age:
  • White: 62%
  • African-American: 10%
  • Latino: 22%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Native American: 1%
  • All Minority: 35%
  • Female: 55%
  • Male: 45%

Fall 2013 Enrollment

  • Fall Enrollment (Unduplicated Head Count): 16,870
  • Fall FTE Enrollment: 9,637
  • Fall Full-time Enrollment: 5,849 (35%) | Part-time: 11,021 (65%)
  • Full-time Average Age: 21.3
  • Part-time Average Age: 26.3
  • White: 62%
  • African-American: 10%
  • Hispanic: 22%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Native American: 1%
  • All Minority: 36%
  • Female: 54%
  • Male: 46%

FY 2013 Enrollment

  • Total Credit Enrollment (unduplicated headcount): 31,307
  • Female: %
  • Male: %
  • Annual FTE Enrollment:
  • Total Non-Credit Enrollment: 6,086

FY 2012 Graduates

  • Graduates: 1,752
  • Degrees Awarded: 2,045 (some students receive multiple degrees)
  • AAS/AS: 38%
  • AA/AGS: 40%
  • Certificates: 23%

FY 2010 Graduation Rate

  • Graduation Rate: 12%

Faculty & Staff

  • Fall 2011 Full-time Faculty: 217
  • Fall 2011 Part-time Faculty: 633
  • Fall 2011 Full-time Administration & Staff: 344
  • Fall 2011 Part-time Administration & Staff: 366

Tuition & Fees

  • Spring 2013 Tuition & Fees: $107/Credit Hour
  • Spring 2013 Tuition & Fees Out of District: $284.78/Credit Hour

Financial Aid, FY 2009

  • Percent of Students who Receive Financial Aid: 17.8%
  • White: 15.1%
  • African American: 33.9%
  • Latino: 13.6%
  • Asian: 15.6%
  • Native American: 21.2%
  • Female: 20.7%
  • Male: 14.3%

FY 2013 Revenues

  • Total Revenue: $190 Million
  • Tuition & Fees: 22%
  • Taxes: 28%
  • Sales and Service Fees: 10%
  • State & Federal Sources: 39%
  • Miscellaneous & Other: 1%

FY 2013 Expenses

  • Total Expense: $252 Million
  • Institutional & Academic Support : 14%
  • Instruction: 31%
  • Student Services: 13%
  • Operation & Maintenance of plant: 31%
  • Independent Operations: 8%
  • Miscellaneous & Other: 3%

© 2012 Joliet Junior College

Joliet Junior College
1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL 60431-8938
Phone: (815) 729-9020