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Joliet Junior College Demographics & Diversity

Joliet, Illinois

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Joliet Junior College are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 41% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Joliet Junior College students
Race Percent of Students
White 59%
Black 10%
Hispanic 23%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 24% more female students than male students enrolled at Joliet Junior College with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Joliet Junior College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Joliet Junior College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for Joliet Junior College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 6,573
Women 8,153

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Joliet Junior College serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Joliet Junior College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$76,243 per year

36% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
14,726
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 26.4%
Part time Undergrads 56.2%

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