Pay for School


Joliet Junior College offers excellent education at an affordable cost. We also have different ways to help you pay for school.

Spring 2019 Tuition and Fees 

JJC In-District Residents
$113.00 tuition + $33 fees = $146 per credit hour

Illinois Out-of-District
$379.00 tuition + $33 fees = $412.00 per credit hour

Out-of-State/Out-of-Country
$405.00 tuition + $33 fees = $438.00 per credit hour

Differential Tuition*
$226.00 tuition + $33 fees = $259.00 per credit hour (NURS, DMS and RADT courses)

$169.50 tuition + $33 fees = $202.50 per credit hour (AS, EEAS, WLDG and CA courses)

 

Summer 2019 Tuition and Fees

JJC In-District Residents
$113.00 tuition + $33 fees = $146 per credit hour

Illinois Out-of-District
$379.00 tuition + $33 fees = $412.00 per credit hour

Out-of-State/Out-of-Country
$405.00 tuition + $33 fees = $438.00 per credit hour

Differential Tuition*
$226.00 tuition + $33 fees = $259.00 per credit hour (NURS, RADT and DMS courses)

$169.50 tuition + $33 fees = $202.50 per credit hour (AS,  EEAS, WLDG and CA courses)


Fall 2019 Tuition and Fees

JJC In-District Residents
$113.00 tuition + $35 fees = $148 per credit hour

Illinois Out-of-District
$384.00 tuition + $35 fees = $419.00 per credit hour

Out-of-State/Out-of-Country
$412.00 tuition + $35 fees = $447.00 per credit hour

Differential Tuition*
$226.00 tuition + $35 fees = $261.00 per credit hour (NURS, DMS and RADT courses)

$169.50 tuition + $35 fees = $204.50 per credit hour (AS, EEAS, WLDG and CA courses)

 

Fees include: $8 19SP &19SM; $10 technology fee (starting w/2019 Fall), $4 student service fee, and a $21 capital assessment fee per credit hour. Each course will also have a separate course fee, which is not included in the listed tuition and fees. Fees do not include books or supplies.

*Differential Tuition
Select high demand programs with greater associated costs to run and whose participants have the opportunity for competitive wages upon graduation will be subject to a differential tuition rates. Please see below for specific programs/courses/rates.

Online Courses

Tuition is the same for all students. Students are charged in-district rates. A course fee of $35.00 is added to all online and hybrid sections.

JJC has been approved by the state of Illinois to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. Participation allows JJC to accept out-of-state students from states also participating in SARA. For further information, including a listing of participating states, please visit Out-of-State Students/SARA.

  • Estimated Cost of Attending

    Academic Years 2017/2018

    Dependent Students

     

    Estimated Annual Costs*

    $11,648 yr

    Tuition and fees

    $4,320

    Housing and meals**

    $4,210

    Books and supplies

    $1,500

    Transportation**

    $1,280

    Other miscellaneous costs**

    $ 338

     

    Independent Students

     

    Estimated Annual Costs*

    $15,858 yr

    Tuition and fees

    $ 4,320

    Housing and meals**

    $ 8,420

    Books and supplies

    $ 1,500

    Transportation**

    $ 1,280

    Other miscellaneous costs**

    $ 338

    *These figures are based on in-district enrollment of 15 credit hours per term (Fall and Spring) for a student who is not in a differential tuition program.

    **These items are not charged by the college. Rather, they are an estimate of what it costs to live in the Joliet Junior College district and attend school full-time.

  • What do Fees fund at JJC?

    Technology Fee

    The college’s technology fee funds the technology replacement plan program for the college’s computers, hardware, servers, etc., as well as investments in new technologies.

    Student Service Fee

    The college’s student fee funds several programs including athletics, student clubs, the emergency notification/text-messaging system, student IDs, and child care.

    Capital Assessment Fee

    The college’s capital assessment fee funds debt service on bonds related to construction and capital projects including infrastructure replacements and new buildings such as the Campus Center.

    Course/Lab Fees – varies depending on the course

    The college’s course fees are used for instructional purposes to fund equipment, lab supplies, and other needs specific to that program of study. (Example: food supplies for the culinary program.)