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 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 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
  • John A Logan College is the only community colleges within Williamson County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to John A Logan College is Rend Lake College (28.1 miles away).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 157 teachers has declined by 25% 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 staff123 staff
John A Logan College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of John A Logan College has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The John A Logan College diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has grown by 32% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,718 students3,999 students
John A Logan College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio43:135:1
John A Logan College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,107 students1,386 students
John A Logan College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students4,611 students2,613 students
John A Logan College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
John A Logan College Enrollment Breakdown IL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
John A Logan College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
John A Logan College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
John A Logan College Black (2007-2016)
% White
John A Logan College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
John A Logan College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
John A Logan College Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.200.59
John A Logan College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
John A Logan College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$31,800
John A Logan College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $8,077 is more than the state average of $7,978. The in-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,630 is less than the state average of $10,454. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$8,077$7,978
John A Logan College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$9,630$10,454
John A Logan College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid77%83%
John A Logan College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$2,625$7,736
John A Logan College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$2,625$4,000
John A Logan College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (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 (28.1 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,978 per year for in-state students and $10,454 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,527 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.