John Wood Community College

John Wood Community College

John Wood Community College, also known as JWCC, is a community college located in Quincy, United States. It was established in the year 1984. The college also operates several satellite campuses. JWCC offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. It also offers adult education programs and online learning opportunities.

JWCC's athletics department sponsors more than five intercollegiate sports teams, and they participate in basketball, baseball, volleyball, softball, and soccer. The men's and women's sports teams compete in Region 24 of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and the Mid-West Athletic Conference (MWAC). They are nicknamed the Trail Blazers.

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Contacting John Wood Community College

John Wood Community College
1301 S 48th Street
Quincy , IL 62305-8736
General Phone: (217) 224-6500

John Wood Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine169EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Science124biological and physical sciences
Liberal Arts69liberal arts and sciences
Transportation57truck and bus driver
Medical Support and Technology20medical staff tech, surgical tech, radiographer, medical lab tech
Business and Management14business management, accounting, MIS, sales
Family and Social Work14child care provider
Security and Law Enforcement12fire-fighting
Office and Administration11administrative assistant, executive secretary
Agricultural Science and Management8agricultural management
Cooking and Culinary Arts7chef training, restaurant and catering management
Animal Science and Care7animal husbandry, animal science
Landscaping and Horticulture6applied horticulture
Construction Trades6electrician
Engineering Technician2CAD and design
Medical Administration1medical office management

Number of programs and degrees for John Wood Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree32921
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years438
Award of less than 1 academic year1556

John Wood Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, John Wood Community College had a total enrollment of 2,417 students (1,849 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 3%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 10%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 31%
20-21 14%
22-24 12%
25-29 12%
30-34 6%
35-39 7%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


John Wood Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 23 %

John Wood Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Quincy, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

John Wood Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,120
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,120
Books and supplies $ 1,098

Financial Aid:
John Wood Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1281300)

John Wood Community College Faculty

John Wood Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track39
Non-tenured and not on tenure track10

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year7$56,48310$59,906
Associate professoracademic year2*6$44,709
Assistant professoracademic year7$48,6039$48,083
Instructoracademic year3$42,6596$42,005
No academic rankacademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year20$49,69931$50,068

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

John Wood Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports51419

John Wood Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, General
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General
Selling Skills and Sales Operations

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Staff Services Technology/Technician
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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John Wood Community College Highlights

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What Sets John Wood Community College Apart:

% of degrees in science
(vs. all colleges)
Top 2%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%John Wood Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%John Wood Community College % of degrees in transportation

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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