John Wood Community College

1301 S 48th Street
Quincy, IL 62305
Tel: (217)224-6500
1,923 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
John Wood Community College serves 1,923 students (49.71% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
John Wood Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Adams County, IL.
The nearest community college is Vatterott College-Quincy (2.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 121 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
College John Wood Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 121 staff
61 staff
John Wood Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,923 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 38% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,923 students 1,296 students
John Wood Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
John Wood Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 956 students
810 students
John Wood Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 967 students
1,036 students
John Wood Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
John Wood Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
John Wood Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
John Wood Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
John Wood Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
John Wood Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
John Wood Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
John Wood Community 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. 0.08 0.53
John Wood Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,290 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,290 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,290 $5,694
John Wood Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,290 $10,252
John Wood Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87%
John Wood Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • John Wood Community College's main campus is located in Quincy, Illinois, in the heart of the midwest. Quincy is on the banks of the Mississippi River where it swings furthest to the west. It is located approximately 170 miles north of St. Louis, MO, and 105 miles west of Springfield, IL. To enhance accessibility, the College offers instruction through a variety of styles and locations. We have traditional classes offered in regular meetings in classrooms. We also have several alternative styles: Open Learning Centers offer a self-paced style of learning; and many courses and full associate degrees are offered online. Traditional courses, open learning courses, and interactive television courses can all be taken at our centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Mt. Sterling, and the Ag Center near Perry. Often we hold courses in high schools throughout our district. Online courses can be completed anywhere you have access to a computer and the Internet. JWCC offers a variety of programs to help you achieve your dream. You can complete the first two years of a baccalaureate degree, acquire technical skills for entry into a career, improve skills needed for promotion and advancement in your job, or complete a high school equivalency diploma. Our modern campus in Quincy, innovative teaching, outreach services throughout the John Wood district, and extracurricular activities combine to provide you with a complete and excellent college experience. JWCC is a good place to start as you strive toward your educational goal and fulfill your dreams.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Vatterott College-Quincy
    Private for-profit
    158 students | 2.70 Mi3609 North Marx Drive
    Quincy, IL 62305
  • Gem City College
    Private for-profit
    57 students | 3.70 Mi700 State St
    Quincy, IL 62301
  • 3,225 students | 62.70 Mi1500 West Agency Road
    West Burlington, IA 52655
  • 5,707 students | 68.40 Mi101 College Ave
    Moberly, MO 65270
  • 1,784 students | 79.10 Mi23235 North County 22
    Canton, IL 61520
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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,129 per year for in-state students and $10,062 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,816 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 81%. 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 0.65, 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.