Joliet Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Joliet Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Joliet, Illinois

There are at least 4 colleges in Joliet, listed and described below. These schools represent 16,729 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 11,811 full-time students, and a reported 394 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Joliet Junior College and University of St Francis.

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Featured Colleges in the Joliet Area (QuickSchools™)

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The Art Institutes system of schools

Chicago, IL

With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create.

  • Program Categories: Art and Design, Communications and Media
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

Lincoln Tech

Melrose Park, IL

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Tech.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Chicago, IL

Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology.

  • Program Categories: Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master

Cortiva Institute

Joliet, IL; Chicago, IL

Cortiva Institute School of Massage Therapy's innovative program will help you learn the art of massage therapy and introduce you to a range of career opportunities.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Certificate
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Joliet Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Joliet Junior College
1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431-8938

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, licensed practical nurse, general studies, registered nursing, biological and physical sciences, operations management, industrial electronics tech, chef training
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 13,149 students, 9,111 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Professionals Choice Hair Design Academy
2719 W Jefferson St
Joliet, IL 60435

  • Programs: cosmetology, personal grooming
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 15 students, 92 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Colleges in Joliet with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Regency Beauty Institute-Joliet
2904 Colorado Ave.
Joliet, IL 60431

  • Programs: cosmetology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 62 students, 104 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

University of St Francis
500 N Wilcox St
Joliet, IL 60435-6188

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: interdisciplinary studies, health care administration, registered nursing, educational administration, elementary school teaching, reading teaching, business management, social work
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 3,503 students, 2,504 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 394 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Darien Colleges 1 22,860 39  
Downers Grove Colleges 2 48,724 1,978 420
Naperville Colleges 4 128,358 2,559 1,221
Oswego Colleges 1 13,326 142  
Palos Heights Colleges 1 11,260 1,367 650
Romeoville Colleges 2 21,153 5,347 1,223

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