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Joliet Junior College

Joliet, IL 2-Year Public
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About Joliet Junior College

Joliet Junior College Overview

Joliet Junior College is a public, state school in a suburban setting in Joliet, Illinois. Joliet Junior College was founded in 1901 and enrolls around 15,288 students per year year, including 15,288 undergrads. Joliet Junior College provides on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Joliet Junior College for Fall 2023 is August 16.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Joliet Junior College!

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Joliet Junior College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Joliet Junior College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? Joliet Junior College has fraternities, but doesn't have sororities.

Planning to play sports? Joliet Junior College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Joliet Junior College on the Student Life page.

2022 Joliet Junior College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $11,700
Out-of-State $12,750

Is Joliet Junior College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what Joliet Junior College offers and if the college seems like a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Joliet Junior College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Joliet Junior College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Joliet Junior College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Joliet Junior College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Joliet Junior College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Joliet Junior College.

Based on this information, does Joliet Junior College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Joliet Junior College a good school for you?

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Where is Joliet Junior College Located?

Joliet Junior College is located in the suburban setting of Joliet, Illinois, in the suburbs of Chicago.

If you would like to see Joliet Junior College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80 to Joliet, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Chicago Midway.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Joliet Junior College and Joliet are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1215 Houbolt Road Joliet, IL 60431-8938

Campus Setting: Suburban

Joliet Junior College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 16

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Joliet Junior College is Aug 16.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Joliet Junior College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Joliet Junior College ACT Scores

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Joliet Junior College SAT Scores

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Joliet Junior College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$12,570

In State

$13,410

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$11,520
$12,360
Fees
$1,050
$1,050
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

15,288

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$12,570

Out-of-State

$13,410

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 16
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