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Academic Rigor
3.6977
Dorm Life
2.4211
Food and Dining
3.6667
Bang for the buck
4.5278
Clubs and Activities
3.8400
Greek Life
5.0000
Campus Safety
4.3750
Most Helpful Review for Joliet Junior College
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Mary from Joliet, IL
  • 4 out of 4 people found this review helpful

This is a GREAT place to get started if you are planning to go on to a four year college or university. It's a wonderful learning environment! Also, JJC has well respected Associate of Applied Science programs that allow you to streamline into a career (Nursing, Vet Tech, Phlebotomy, etc...)!! That's what I'm doing.

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  • Deborah from New Lenox, IL
  • Oct-20-2014 I am a current student here

    JJC is a great school to attend whether you are freshly out of high school or returning to school as a seasoned adult. There are plenty of sections to choose from during both traditional day classes, as well as evening classes. This may be the oldest public junior college in the United States, but they are very up to date in their technology services, and getting better.

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  • Ciara from Joliet, IL
  • Oct-13-2014 I am a current student here

    The school itself is located conveniently for all local students in the area. Majority of the professors are there to assist as much as they can, however there are a hand full of faculty there that present themselves as there for a paycheck and your success does not effect them. Class size is small, no more than 40 at the largest.

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  • Lauren from Shorewood, IL
  • May-20-2014 I am a current student here

    JJC has great professors and plenty of tutoring that is free to students outside of class, which is very helpful. The school is full of activities with various clubs and organizations hosting them, frequent visiting job fairs, and outside visitors that perform shows and monthly karaoke on campus, but if you prefer to be away from all the noise, there are plenty of places around campus that include sitting outside to enjoy in quiet and to study. The campus is also very safe with campus police constantly patrolling around the parking lots and buildings, and the hallways to ensure everyone is safe and things are okay.

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  • Emily from Shorewood
  • Mar-25-2014 I am a current student here

    After going to a university and then a community college that I hated, JJC is a breath of fresh air. Beautiful campus, eco-friendly, and the teachers know what they are talking about.

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  • Marissa from Romeoville, IL
  • Mar-13-2014 I am a current student here

    You get less than what you pay for. A very black and white experience from semester to semester. An affordable way to earn your Associate's degree.

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  • Marissa from Romeoville, IL
  • Feb-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Joliet Junior College is very diverse. The staff at JJC overall would be a 2.5/3 rating, some professors are awesome, others are so bad we're not sure how they are teaching at the college level, or at all. Even though this is a junior college, there are real course work and you should apply yourself seriously.

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  • Jonathan from Mokena, IL
  • Feb-10-2014 I am a current student here

    JJC is helpful when it comes to office admissions and guidance. Half of the teachers overcompensate for being at a junior college instead of a university. The other teachers show an interest in you as a student.

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  • Moriah Whitcomb from Shorewood, IL
  • Nov-21-2013 I am a current student here

    If one wanted to continue their education right out of high school or wanted to get that one credit they didn't receive to graduate 20 years ago, this community college is the one of the best places to go. With so many programs and locations, students are able to complete their dreams. The teachers and counselors make transferring out to a bigger college or completing a degree easier.

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