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Joliet Junior College Tuition & Cost

Joliet, Illinois

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How much does it cost to attend?

In District Illinois Resident Sticker Price
In District Costs for Joliet Junior College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,050
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,590
Other Expenses Budget$2,460
In State Illinois Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Joliet Junior College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,050
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,590
Other Expenses Budget$2,460

In district Illinois residents should budget an annual total cost of $16,990 to attend Joliet Junior College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,390 for tuition, $8,590 off-campus housing, $1,500 for books and supplies and $1,050 for other fees.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Joliet Junior College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Joliet Junior College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$4,699
$30,001 to $48,000$4,134
$48,001 to $75,000$4,482
$75,001 to $110,000n/a

The average reported annual net price for Joliet Junior College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $4,558 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

46% of full-time undergrad Joliet Junior College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $4,419 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 11% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,594.

Finanical Aid Joliet Junior College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,419 46%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,696 7%
Pell Grants $4,698 35%
Other Federal Grants $1,345 2%
State and Local Grants $1,470 17%
Federal Student Loans $4,594 11%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Joliet Junior College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $11,758. The loan balance of $11,758 is a two year multiple of the $5,879 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $112 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $11,758
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $112.18
Total Interest Paid $1,704.11
Sum of All Loan Payments $13,462.11

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Illinois Residents Non Residents
1 $25,120 $25,960
2 $26,954 $27,856

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Joliet Junior College to be $50,240 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7.3% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Joliet Junior College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $113 $339 $452
Illinois Residents $384 $1,152 $1,536
Out of State Residents $412 $1,236 $1,648

Estimated cost for a class at Joliet Junior College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Joliet Junior College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Joliet Junior College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146296 IPEDS survey data for Joliet Junior College.