Joliet Junior College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Joliet, IL

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How much is the Joliet Junior tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Joliet Junior's tuition & fees is $12,750 for Illinois residents and $13,800 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $25,982 for Illinois residents and $27,032 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Joliet Junior Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$12,750
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$13,800
Books & Supplies Costs$1,500
Off-campus Room & Board$9,332
Off-campus Expenses$2,400
2023-2024 Estimates
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$12,933
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,201

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Joliet Junior' tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $13,638.
Joliet Junior College$12,750$13,800
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Illinois 2-4 Years Colleges$19,795
Public Schools$10,585$13,638
Private Schools$21,542

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Joliet Junior and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Joliet Junior CollegeJoliet, IL$12,750$13,800
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X CollegeChicago, IL$11,520$14,430
Kishwaukee CollegeMalta, IL$9,390$13,800
Spoon River CollegeCanton, IL$11,460$12,540

Financial Aid and COA

At Joliet Junior College, 5,251 students (45%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $3,537.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Joliet Junior is $23,495 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 248 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $4,708 and the average amount of student loans is $4,761.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$25,982$27,032
Tuition & Fees$12,750$13,800
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$13,232$13,232
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$22,445$23,495
Average Financial Aid$3,537$3,537
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship5,25145%$3,537
Pell Grants2,37721%$6,267
Federal Student Loan4514%$2,611
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid24873%-
Grants or Scholarships24873%$4,708
Federal Grants23970%$3,594
Pell Grants12737%$4,324
Other Federal Grants23870%$1,301
State/Local Grants12336%$1,731
Institutional Grants4112%$2,339
Student Loan Aid165%$4,761
Federal Student Loans165%$4,761
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level247231$4,314
110,001 or more7167$1,243

Student Population

Joliet Junior College has a total of 10,212 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 4,994 male students and 6,557 female students attending Joliet Junior. The school offers online degree programs and 2,243 students enrolled online exclusively (21.96% of all students).
Undergraduate11,551 4,9946,557

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, IL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered160 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population10,212
Graduation Rate17%
Transfer-out Rate20%
Retention Rate57% (Full-time), 36% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties208 (Full-time), 558 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs612 (Full-time), 813 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$79,202
Average Staff Salary$64,304