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Public 2-4 Year
10,000 - 19,999
Joliet Junior College (JJC) is a community college in Joliet, Illinois. Founded in 1901, it was the first public community college founded in the United States. JJC offers pre-baccalaureate programs for students planning to transfer to a four-year university, as well as occupational education leading directly to employment. Additionally, JJC offers adult education and literacy programs, workforce development services, and student support services.In Spring 2014, the college enrolled 16,375 students. Every year, 48,000 students enroll in the college's academic programs and in non-credit programs.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2021 Best Colleges in America
#3216 of 6828
2021 Best Colleges in Illinois
#147 of 274
2021 Top Community Colleges in Illinois
#25 of 71
The most popular major at Joliet Junior College is Liberal Arts followed by Medical, Mechanic/Repair Tech, Engineering Tech and Disciplinary Sciences.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Joliet Junior College within four or six years.