John Wood Community College: Review & Facts

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John Wood Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,020 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1974 and is one of the 7 schools and colleges located in Quincy, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at John Wood Community College.

John Wood Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Biology, Industrial Technologies, and Electrical and Electronics. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
64%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at John Wood Community College is relatively low at 64% (below Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at John Wood Community College is low - 39%. Around 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at JWCC is pretty good: 12:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,800
Low
Average tuition pricing is low - around $7,400 per year. The additional fees at John Wood Community College not covered by tuition are approximately $400, which comes to a total of $7,800 per year.

Read the details about John Wood Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to John Wood Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (217) 224-6500 or check John Wood Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
John Wood Community College provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at JWCC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at John Wood Community College.

Based on the college crime information, John Wood Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

John Wood Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: John Wood Community College, 1301 S 48th Street, Quincy, Illinois 62305-8736, USA
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