John A Logan College

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918
Tel: (618)985-3741
7,150 students
Public institution
We are a diverse learning and teaching community committed to improving individual life and society through high-quality, accessible educational programs and engaged learning opportunities.
School Highlights:
John A Logan College serves 7,150 students (29.24% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
John A Logan College is the only community colleges within Williamson County, IL.
The nearest community college is Rend Lake College (28.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 161 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
College John A Logan College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 161 staff
61 staff
John A Logan College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 7,150 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has increased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 7,150 students 1,296 students
John A Logan College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 44:1
John A Logan College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,091 students
810 students
John A Logan College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,059 students
1,036 students
John A Logan College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
John A Logan College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
John A Logan College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
John A Logan College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
John A Logan College Black (2006-2013)
% White
John A Logan College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
John A Logan College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
John A Logan College Unknown (2011-2013)
John A Logan College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.15 0.53
John A Logan College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,890 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,450 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,890 $5,694
John A Logan College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,450 $10,252
John A Logan College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 73%
John A Logan College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • John A. Logan College was created by public mandate in 1967 under the authority of the Illinois Community College Act of 1965. The College opened its doors to its charter class in the fall of 1968 and acquired its permanent grounds in the following year. Accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools in 1972, John A. Logan College now offers a wide variety of programs, including foundation courses for the bachelor's degree, technical and vocational curricula, adult education classes and public service activities. John A. Logan College maintains well-balanced sports programs. The College competes intercollegiately in basketball, baseball,, and golf in a men's division, and in volleyball, golf, basketball, and softball in a women's division. John A. Logan College is a member of both the National Junior College Athletic Association and the Great Rivers Athletic Conference. The John A. Logan Cultural Arts Program complements educational and social programs of the College through a museum, art galleries, and in-house musical and theatrical production, and by the appearance of off-campus artists, musicians, and dancers. The College district covers most of Williamson and Jackson Counties and parts of Franklin, Perry, and Randolph Counties.

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Illinois community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Illinois is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.