John A Logan College

  • 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 4,040 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.

Top Placements

John A Logan College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Illinois for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 157 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
John A Logan College(IL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty157 staff124 staff
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Student Body

The student population of John A Logan College has declined by 39% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 37:1 over five years.
The John A Logan College diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 95% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,040 students2,663 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:129:1
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# Full-Time Students1,894 students1,086 students
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# Part-Time Students2,146 students2,004 students
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
2%
24%
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% Black
10%
13%
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% White
76%
48%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score0.400.69
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College Completion Rate
24%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$31,800
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $8,077 is more than the state average of $7,830. The in-state tuition has grown by 64% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,630 is less than the state average of $10,621. The out-state tuition has grown by 75% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$8,077$7,830
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,630$10,621
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid72%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$2,927$7,618
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Median Debt for Dropouts$2,625$4,500
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Source: 2019 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to John A Logan College is Rend Lake College (31.6 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,830 per year for in-state students and $10,621 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,740 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 85%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.