John Wood Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

1301 South 48th Street

Quincy, IL 62305-8736

(217) 641-4338

Fax: (217) 224-4208

Contact: Lee Wibbell

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1301 South 48th Street

Quincy, IL 62305-8736

(217) 224-6500

Total undergrads: 2,757

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,115


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $5,880 $6,120 $6,210 $7,110 +14.49%
Books and Supplies $1,098 $1,098 $1,098 $1,098 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $6,978 $7,218 $7,308 $8,208 +12.32%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 345 75%
Grant or scholarship aid 265 58% $1,083,329 $4,088
• Federal grants 209 46% $676,303 $3,236
• Pell grants 204 44% $618,072 $3,030
• Other federal grants 74 16% $58,231 $787
State/local government grant or scholarships 161 35% $262,856 $1,633
Institutional grants or scholarships 66 14% $144,170 $2,184
Student loan aid 149 32% $500,116 $3,356
• Federal student loans 149 32% $500,116 $3,356
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOCTOR AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 375 178
Agriculture 15 1
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations 1
Agricultural Business and Management 7
Animal Sciences 3
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations 5
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 19 5
Accounting 1
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 4 4
Business Administration and Management 11 1
Executive Assistant/executive Secretary 2
Management Information Systems 1
Construction Trades 3 1
Electrician 3 1
Engineering Technology 3
Cad/cadd Drafting and/or Design Technology/technician 3
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 85 125
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician 2
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 1 1
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 13
Medical Staff Services Technology/technician 5
Nursing Assistant/aide and Patient Care Assistant/aide 104
Radiologic Technology/science – Radiographer 3
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 74
Surgical Technology/technologist 7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 11
Criminal Justice/police Science 1
Fire Science/fire-fighting 10
Legal and Law Studies 2
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 77
General Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 76
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 142
Biological and Physical Sciences 142
Personal and Culinary Services 1 2
Culinary Arts/chef Training 2
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/manager 1
Transportation and Materials Moving 44
Truck and Bus Driver/commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor 44
Visual and Performing Arts 9
Graphic Design 9
Work and Family Studies 8
Child Care Provider/assistant 8
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Limited enrollment in certificate programs in dietary management, practical nursing, nurse assistant and in associate degree programs in nursing and truck driver training.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A,C
Agricultural Production C
Agricultural Supplies C
Agriculture – General A
Animal Husbandry A,C
Animal Sciences A
Horticultural Services A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Graphic Design A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Executive Assistant A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Sales and Distribution A,C

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Construction Trades

Electrician A,C


Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Mechanical Drafting A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Surgical Technology C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Industrial Electronics C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training C
Restaurant/Catering Management A

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General A

Physics A


Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Emergency Management/Homeland Security A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Economics A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

John Wood Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (217) 224-6500
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1301 S 48th Street, Quincy, IL 62305-8736
Setting: Rural: Fringe
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,934
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 799 (41% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $8,190
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,190
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 85%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,178

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

John Wood Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at John Wood Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 22
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 46
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Construction Trades 21
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 32
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 66
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 41
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Precision Production 4
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 3227

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at John Wood Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $8,190
Out-of-state $8,190
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 328 85%
Grant or scholarship aid 288 75% $5,178
Student loan aid 93 24% $3,617

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,267 66% $4,313
Federal student loans 466 24% $4,325

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for John Wood Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled John Wood Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

John Wood Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,934
Undergraduate enrollment 1,934
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

John Wood Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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