John Wood Community College (JWCC)

Quincy, IL

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John Wood Community College

John Wood Community College

John Wood Community College Student Essentials

John Wood Community College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.jwcc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $7,290
Out-of-State Tuition: $7,290
Retention Rate: 60%
Enrollment: 3,792
Year Established: 1974

About JWCC

From its beginnings, John Wood Community College in Quincy, Illinois, has provided specialized career education. In recent years, John Wood has expanded to include even more professional education programs as well as a comprehensive bachelor's preparatory degrees.

At John Wood's Workforce Development Center, students may get training in a short amount of time to become a truck driver, electrician, fire fighter or restaurant manager, to name a few.

John Wood's longer-term associate's degree and diploma programs certify and prepare student to work in such areas as:
*Graphic Design
*Early Childhood Education
*Office Technology
*Nursing
*Law Enforcement
*Physics

John Wood's degree preparatory program has also expanded in recent years to include diverse subject majors. Students have the option of getting an associate's degree that will prepare them to major in fine arts and science-oriented disciplines at the bachelor's level.

An application, a high school diploma or GED and transcripts from all schools attended are required from the admissions office. For those who have yet to take the required math and English courses, a Compass Test will be administered and is used for class-placement purposes only.

Federal aid awards like grants and loans are available to students who meet requirements. Additionally, students may apply for state financial aid. John Wood also provides information on private scholarships and awards veteran's benefits.

JWCC Map & Location

John Wood Community College
1301 S 48th Street
Quincy, IL 62305


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Getting Around JWCC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Quincy, IL

Winter
Dec
39
23
Jan
35
19
Feb
41
23
Spring
Mar
52
32
Apr
64
43
May
74
54
Summer
Jun
83
63
Jul
87
67
Aug
86
66
Fall
Sep
78
57
Oct
67
45
Nov
53
35

JWCC Students

Total Students 3,792

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 90%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 1%
African American 4%
Caucasian 90%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 0%
Part-Time 100%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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John Wood Community College

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