John Wood Community College

1301 S 48th Street
Quincy, IL 62305
Tel: (217)224-6500
1,923 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 1,923 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less 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 121 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
John Wood Community 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 121 staff
59 staff
John Wood Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,923 teachers has declined by 11% 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 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,923 students
1,282 students
John Wood Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
22:1
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
1,017 students
John Wood Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
John Wood Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
7%
John Wood Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
4%
12%
John Wood Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
89%
57%
John Wood Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
John Wood Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
John Wood Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1% 2%
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 $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,290 $5,742
John Wood Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,290 $10,294
John Wood Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87%
89%
John Wood Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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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For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,082 per year for in-state students and $9,176 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,052 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 79%. 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 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Illinois is City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.