Joliet Junior College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,390

20.2% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$4,162

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11.3%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

14,910

33% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

16.3%

154 Graduates

About

Joliet Junior College is a higher education institution located in Will County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Joliet Junior College were .

In 2017, 3,491 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Joliet Junior College. 53.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,317 degrees), 3.42 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (678 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Joliet Junior College is $3,390, which is $-4,024 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Joliet Junior College is $3,390, which is $-4,024 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,162.

In 2017, 23% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 6% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,390

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Joliet Junior College was $3,390. The cost of tuition at Joliet Junior College is $-4,024 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$4,162

2017 Value

1.09%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Joliet Junior College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,162. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Joliet Junior College grew by 1.09%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,568

Room and Board

$1,350

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Joliet Junior College was of $9,568 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

23%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

6%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

23% of undergraduate students at Joliet Junior College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 8% with respect to 2016, when 25% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

11.3%

2016 Default Rate

117

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Joliet Junior College was 11.3%, which represents 117 out of the 1033 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Joliet Junior College has a total enrollment of 14,910 students. The full-time enrollment at Joliet Junior College is 4,924 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,986. This means that 33% of students enrolled at Joliet Junior College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Joliet Junior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.8% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, 8.87% Black or African American, 3.47% Two or More Races, 2.51% Asian, 0.315% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0402% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Joliet Junior College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (30.6%), followed by White Female (28.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

33%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Joliet Junior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,910 students. The full-time enrollment at Joliet Junior College is 4,924 and the part-time enrollment is 9,986. This means that 33% of students enrolled at Joliet Junior College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Joliet Junior College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Joliet Junior College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,326

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4,008

  3. Black or African American

    1,323

The enrolled student population at Joliet Junior College is 55.8% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, 8.87% Black or African American, 3.47% Two or More Races, 2.51% Asian, 0.315% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0402% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 252 students (1.69%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 275 more women than men received degrees from Joliet Junior College. The majority of degree recipients at Joliet Junior College are white (2,317 degrees awarded). There were 3.42 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (678 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Joliet Junior College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Joliet Junior College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (422 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,528 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (184 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Joliet Junior College are Elementary & middle school teachers (130,450 people), Other managers (98,302 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (45,760 people), Physicians (41,745 people), and Software developers (40,920 people).

The most specialized majors at Joliet Junior College are Mechanical Technologies (422 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,528 degrees), Engineering Technologies (184 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (157 degrees), and Agriculture (44 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Joliet Junior College are Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Joliet Junior College are Mechanical Technologies (422 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,528 degrees), Engineering Technologies (184 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (157 degrees), and Agriculture (44 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Joliet Junior College are Elementary & secondary schools (220,731 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (115,708 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (101,903 people), Computer Systems Design (87,374 people), and Construction (68,611 people).

The most specialized majors at Joliet Junior College are Mechanical Technologies (422 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,528 degrees), Engineering Technologies (184 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (157 degrees), and Agriculture (44 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Joliet Junior College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Joliet Junior College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,608

  2. 1,883

In 2017, 1,608 degrees were awarded to men at Joliet Junior College, which is 0.854 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,883).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 420 degrees were awarded to men at Joliet Junior College in General Studies, which is 0.925 times less than the 454 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 454 degrees were awarded to women at Joliet Junior College in General Studies, which is 1.08 times more than the 420 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%

100% Completion Time

14%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 4% of students graduating from Joliet Junior College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 14% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 18% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (27.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Joliet Junior College is Female and White (27.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,317 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    678 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    239 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Joliet Junior College is white (2,317 degrees awarded). There were 3.42 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (678 degrees).

2.43% of degree recipients (85 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,210 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,107 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    352 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Joliet Junior College is white female (1,210 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,107 degrees).

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Operations

Joliet Junior College has an endowment valued at nearly $11.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $697k (5.96%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Joliet Junior College had a total salary expenditure of $156M. Joliet Junior College employs 215 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Joliet Junior College are Female No academic ranks (109), Male No academic ranks(106), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Joliet Junior College are: Service, with 90 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 87 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 76 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11.7M

2017 Endowment

3.92%

growth from 2016

Joliet Junior College has an endowment valued at about $11.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Joliet Junior College grew 3.92% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.03M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Joliet Junior College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$53.4M

2017 Salaries

1.24%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Joliet Junior College paid a median of $53.4M in salaries, which represents 34.1% of their overall expenditure ($156M) and a 1.24% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.31% decline from 2015 and a 1.05% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$20.2M

Instructional Salaries

215

Number of Employees

In 2017, Joliet Junior College paid a total of $20.2M to 215 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.51M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

215 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

90 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Joliet Junior College were No academic rank with 215 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Joliet Junior College were Service with 90 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 87 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 76 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Joliet Junior College was Female No academic rank with 109 employees, Male No academic rank with 106 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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