South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium

South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium

Three Decades of Higher Education Excellence Through Collaboration

Joliet Junior College

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Local Campus Locations

Main Campus: 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL  60433

Extension Sites:

City Center Campus-214 North Ottawa, Joliet, IL

Romeoville Campus-1125 West Romeo Road, Romeoville, IL

Frankfort Education Center-201 Colorado Ave. Frankfort, IL

Morris Education Center-1715 North Division, Morris, IL

Weitendorf Agricultural Education Center-17840 Laraway Road, Joliet, IL

Major Programs of Study:

Accounting, Automotive Services, Construction Technology, Criminal Justice, Nursing and Allied Health, Music, Agriculture, Culinary Arts, Computer and Informaiton Systems, Manufacturing Technologies, Orthotics/Prosthetics, Veterinary Technology

Annual Student Population:


Full Time: 43.8%

Part- Time: 56.2%

Average Student Age: 26

Number of Degree and Certificate Programs: 197

College Description/Overview:

Joliet Junior College, the nation’s first public community college, is a comprehensive community college offering higher education programs in subjects ranging from accounting to word processing. The college offers pre-baccalaureate programs for students planning to transfer to four-year universities; occupational and technical education leading directly to employment; adult education and literacy programs; personal development courses; economic development programs; and support services necessary to help students succeed. JJC, Illinois Community College District 525, serves approximately 210,000 households in a 1,442-square-mile area that includes parts of seven counties-Will, Grundy, Kankakee, Kendall, LaSalle, Livingston and Cook. The college offers day, evening and weekend classes, as well as courses via audio and videocassette and the Internet. Classes can be taken at the Main Campus in Joliet, the North Campus in Romeoville, the City Center Campus in downtown Joliet, and at more than 20 satellite sites.

Contact Information

Office of Admissions, 815-280-2493; General Information, 815-729-9020; or visit us on the web at