Joliet Junior College

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General Information

Admission Office

1215 Houbolt Road

Joliet, IL 60431-8938

(815) 729-9020

Fax: (815) 744-5507

Contact: Jennifer Kloberdanz

Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Main Address

1215 Houbolt Road

Joliet, IL 60431

(815) 729-9020

Degree-seeking undergrads: 11,788


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Preference given to cooperative programs and in-district applicants. Nursing applicants must have 20 ACT if in top third of high school class or 21 ACT if in top half of class.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Supplies A,C
Agriculture – General A,C
Animal Nutrition C
Greenhouse Management A,C
Horticultural Services A,C
Horticulture, Ornamental A,C
Landscaping A,C
Plant/Nursery Operations A,C
Turf Management A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Interior Design A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A
Fashion Merchandising A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Management Information Systems C
Office Clerical Services A
Office Management A,C
Real Estate C
Sales and Distribution C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A


Early Childhood Education A
Elementary Education A
Secondary Education A
Special Education A
Teacher Assistance A


Electrical/Communications Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A,C
Construction/Building Technologies A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Administrative Assistance A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Veterinarian Assistance A


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General C

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A


Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

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.

Joliet Junior College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (815) 729-9020
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, IL 60431-8938
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 14,726
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 11,297 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $12,360
Out-of-state Tuition: $13,140
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 50%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,064

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

Joliet Junior College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Joliet Junior College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 58
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 218
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 84
Construction Trades 2
Education 12
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 127
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 42
Health Professions and Related Programs 137
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 44
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Library Science 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 104
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 31
Precision Production 21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Transportation and Materials Moving 11
Visual and Performing Arts 22
Grand total 9558

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Joliet Junior 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 2018-2019
In-state $12,360
Out-of-state $13,140
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 501 50%
Grant or scholarship aid 499 50% $4,064
Student loan aid 141 14% $4,495

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,948 26% $3,697
Federal student loans 939 6% $4,648

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Joliet Junior 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 Joliet Junior 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

Joliet Junior College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 14,726
Undergraduate enrollment 14,726
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

Joliet Junior College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*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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