Welcome to Joliet Junior College, the first public community college in the United States. At Joliet Junior College, you can receive an excellent education while enjoying all the benefits of living near a first-rate city at an affordable cost. Our expansive main campus is located just 72 kilometers outside down Chicago, giving our student 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 grant associate degrees. Plus, Joliet Junior College has agreements with other make it easy to transfer.