John Wood Community College

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 state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 40%.
  • John Wood Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Adams County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to John Wood Community College is Gem City College (3.7 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 121 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
John Wood Community College(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty121 staff123 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of John Wood Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The John Wood Community College diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,923 students3,999 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:135:1
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# Full-Time Students956 students1,386 students
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# Part-Time Students967 students2,613 students
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% Asian
-
4%
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% Hispanic
1%
16%
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% Black
4%
14%
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% White
89%
60%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
-
% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.200.59
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College Completion Rate
35%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,400$31,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $7,290 is less than the state average of $7,978. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,290 is less than the state average of $10,454. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$7,290$7,978
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,290$10,454
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,030$7,736
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,881$4,000
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Source: 2016 (or 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

  • The nearest community college to John Wood Community College is Gem City College (3.7 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Gem City College
    Private, for profit
    51 students | 3.70 Mi700 State St
    Quincy IL  62301
    (217)222-0391
    3.7051
  • 2,987 students | 62.70 Mi1500 West Agency Road
    West Burlington IA  52655
    (319)752-2731
    62.702,987
  • 5,431 students | 68.40 Mi101 College Ave
    Moberly MO  65270
    (660)263-4110
    68.405,431
  • 1,667 students | 79.10 Mi23235 North County 22
    Canton IL  61520
    (309)647-4645
    79.101,667
  • 7,153 students | 88.00 Mi4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr
    Saint Peters MO  63376
    (636)922-8000
    88.007,153
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