Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,881 students
  • In-state tuition: $7,290
  • Out-state tuition: $7,290
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 9%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 215 teachers has grown by 77% over five years.
John Wood Community College
(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
215 staff
239 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 9:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The John Wood Community College diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,881 students
2,413 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
890 students
898 students
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# Part-Time Students
991 students
1,683 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
137 students
40 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
890 students
944 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
22 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
991 students
1,844 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
19 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
132 students
% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
3%
24%
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% Black
2%
12%
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% White
91%
53%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.17
0.64
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
2.56%
2.73%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.54%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,400
$32,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $7,290 is less than the state average of $7,972. The in-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,290 is less than the state average of $10,688. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$7,290
$7,972
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$7,290
$10,688
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
87%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$8,500
$8,029
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,840
$4,600
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
SAT Reading
n/a
390
SAT Math
n/a
360
SAT Writing
n/a
355
ACT Composite
n/a
17
ACT English
n/a
17
ACT Math
n/a
17
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does John Wood Community College cost?

John Wood Community College's tuition is approximately $7,290 for In-State students and $7,290 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,881 students
  • In-state tuition: $7,290
  • Out-state tuition: $7,290
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 9%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,972 per year for in-state students and $10,688 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,695 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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