John A Logan College

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918-2500
Tel: (618)985-3741
6,718 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 6,718 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
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 157 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
College John A Logan College (IL) Community College Avg.
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 157 staff 121 staff

Student Body

The student population of 6,718 has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 40:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,718 students 3,207 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 43:1 36:1
# Full-Time Students 2,107 students 1,118 students
# Part-Time Students 4,611 students 2,604 students
% Asian
1%
4%
% Hispanic
3%
15%
% Black
4%
14%
% White
89%
61%
% Unknown races
3%
5%
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. 0.21 0.58

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,480 is less than the state average of $8,220. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,340 is less than the state average of $10,370. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,480 $8,220
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,340 $10,370
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 77% 83%
Source: 2014 (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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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,269 per year for in-state students and $9,320 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,534 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Chicago. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.