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College Reports

  • Fast Facts

    Joliet Junior College is the nation's first public community college.  The district straddles seven counties covering a 1,442 square mile area and serves a population of nearly 210,000 households and 700,000 residents.

    JJC has 184 degree and certificate programs with daytime, evening, weekend and on-line course offerings.  JJC courses are designed to prepare students for college, transfer to a 4-year institution, or to certify students to step right into the workforce.

    At JJC, our mission is to be an innovative and accessible institution, dedicated to student learning, community prosperity, cultural enrichment, and inclusion. At JJC we deliver quality lifelong learning opportunities empowering diverse students and the community through academic excellence, workforce training, and comprehensive support services.

    District Information

    • Square miles: 1,442
    • Population: 728,187
    • Annual Credit/Non-Credit Enrollment:  Approximately 26,000


    Fall 2018 Enrollment

    • Fall Enrollment (Unduplicated Head Count): 14,726
    • Fall FTE Enrollment: 8,150
    • Fall Full-time/Part-time Enrollment: Full-time: 4,685 (32%) | Part-time: 10,041 (68%)
    • Overall Average Age: 23.15
    • White: 56%
    • African-American: 10%
    • Hispanic: 28%
    • Asian: 3%
    • Native American: 1%
    • Total Minority: 42%
    • Female: 55%
    • Male: 45%


    Spring 2018 Enrollment

    • Spring  Enrollment (Unduplicated Head Count): 14,912
    • Spring  FTE Enrollment: 7,947
    • Spring  Full-time/Part-time Enrollment: Full-time: 4,252 (29%) | Part-time: 10,660 (71%)
    • Overall  Average Age: 23.4
    • White: 57%
    • African-American: 10%
    • Latino: 27%
    • Asian: 3%
    • Native American: 1%
    • Total Minority: 41%
    • Female: 54%
    • Male: 46%


    Fiscal Year 2017 Graduates

    • Graduates: 2,732
    • Certificates and Degrees Awarded: 3,492 (some individuals receive multiple certificates/degrees)
    • AA:  19%
    • AAS: 18%
    • AS: 5%
    • AGS: 25%
    • Total Degrees: 66%
    • CAC:  12%
    • CCO:  22%
    • Total Certificates: 34%


    Graduation and Transfer Rates

    • Graduation Rate: 16%
    • Transfer Rate:  28%
      Overall graduation and transfer-out rates are for students who began their studies in Fall 2014
      See the Student Right-to-Know on the Disclosure page for more information or College Navigator.


    Faculty & Staff

    • Fall 2017 Full-time Faculty: 216
    • Fall 2017 Part-time Faculty: 466
    • Fall 2017 Full-time Administration & Staff: 365
    • Fall 2017 Part-time Administration & Staff: 278

  • Fact Book

    The Fact Book provides easy access to commonly asked questions about Joliet Junior College. It contains thirteen sections: General Information, Demographic & Labor Force Trends, Tuition & Fees, Applicants, Fall Enrollment, Spring Enrollment, Summer Enrollment, Annual Enrollment, Persistence/Retention, Graduates/Completers, Cohort Graduation & Transfer Rates, and Grade Distributions.

    Fact Book 2015 (PDF)

Illinois Community College Information Compiled By ICCB

The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) collects information from all Illinois community colleges and provides an annual Data Book with comparisons.

IPEDS Feedback (Federal)

IPEDS is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System of the US Department of Education. IPEDS reporting is required of all institutions. Please refer to the following link for an overview of the system: IPEDS overview. The IPEDS Feedback Report is intended to provide institutions a context for examining the data submitted to IPEDS.