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About JJC

At Joliet Junior College, you can receive an excellent education while enjoying all the benefits of living near a first-rate city. Students receive expert instruction, and have easy access to help when they need it. Our expansive main campus is located just 72 kilometers outside downtown Chicago, giving our students the opportunity to experience the exceptional cultural activity of the city. With state-of-the-art facilities and expert instruction, Joliet Junior College has been ranked among the top 100 institutions in the U.S. that granted associate degrees. We offer 197 degree and certificate programs in more than 50 areas of study.

Academic Programs of Interest

Admission Requirements

• Agriculture

• Management

• Transcripts evaluated by ECE or WES

• Business

• Mathematics

• Proof of financial support

• Computer Information

• Nursing

• Copy of passport

Systems • Engineering • Hospitality/Tourism

• Admission application • English language score from TOEFL or IELTS

• Psychology • Veterinary Medicine/ Technology

• Intensive English for Academic Purposes

Support Services

Top 5 Transfer Universities • Governors State University (IL) • Illinois State University (IL) • Lewis University (IL) • University of Illinois, Chicago (IL) • University of St. Francis (IL)

• LEAP Center (Learning English for Academic Purposes) • Airport welcome and pick-up service • Excellent public transportation system for ease

• Tutoring and study skills workshops

Joliet Junior College is proud to be one of the Top 100 Community Colleges in terms of Associate Degrees earned.

• Assistance with adjustment to college life and U.S. culture

Community College Week, 2013

of travel to downtown Chicago • Peer mentors

• On-campus housing


What is a community college?

Deadline Dates

Community colleges provide a two-year curriculum

Fall semester: June 1

leading to an associate’s degree, which is

Spring semester: November 1

the equivalent of the first two years of a U.S.

Estimated Expenses

bachelor’s degree. JJC has partnerships and

• Tuition and fees: $8004.96 - $12,007.44

that provide a seamless transfer; some even

• Books and supplies: $1,350

guarantee admission.

• Room and board: $9,568 • Health insurance: $876

agreements with several four-year universities

What are the benefits of attending a community college?

• Total: $19,798.96 - $23,801.44

Contact Information Dayna Crabb

• Smaller class sizes. • Cost-effective tuition, leading to greater affordability than a four-year university

International Student Services Coordinator

• Ability to earn a credential in less time than a

Joliet Junior College 1215 Houbolt Road

four-year institution

Joliet, IL 60431

• Potential to transfer to a four-year institution and

Phone +1-815-280-2262

earn a bachelor’s degree

E-mail: dcrabb@jjc.edu Website: jjc.edu/admissions/international-student Twitter: daynajjc Skype: jjcinternational Facebook: www.facebook.com/internationaljjc

Chicago Joliet

Joliet Junior College Main Campus is located just 72 km outside downtown Chicago.

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