John Wood Community College

1301 S 48th Street, Quincy
IL, 62305-8736
Tel: (217)224-6500
2,172 students
Public institution

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John Wood Community College will provide the highest quality educational opportunities and services fully accessible at affordable levels in an attractive, caring, and safe environment to meet the needs of a diverse community.
School Highlights:
John Wood Community College serves 2,172 students (48% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
John Wood Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Adams County, IL.
The nearest community college is Vatterott College-Quincy (2.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
John Wood Community College 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

Student Body

The student population of 2,172 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,172 students
1,287 students
John Wood Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,040 students
832 students
John Wood Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,132 students
1,021 students
John Wood Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
John Wood Community College sch enrollment John Wood Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
John Wood Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
John Wood Community College Hispanic (2006-2011)
% Black
John Wood Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
John Wood Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
John Wood Community College More (2010-2012)
John Wood Community College sch ethnicity John Wood Community College sta ethnicity
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 0.45
John Wood Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,290 is more than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,290 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,290 $5,917
John Wood Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,290 $10,050
John Wood Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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; many courses are offered online over the Internet; a number of courses are taught through distance-learning technology over interactive television. Traditional courses, open learning courses, and interactive television courses can all be taken at our campuses 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.

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