Cost and Payment Information

Cost is $160* per credit hour, plus books.  For example, the tuition for a three credit hour lecture-based course will cost $480, plus the addition cost of books.  Books are available for purchase from the JWCC bookstore.  Some courses may have an additional lab fee as well.

The online course is $190* per credit hour, plus books. A three credit-hour online course is $570.

Bills will be sent in July for fall courses and November for spring courses.  Payment is expected ten days prior to the start of class.  A payment plan is available by contacting the JWCC Business Office at 217.641.4207.

Grants may be available for qualifying juniors and seniors based on income through the Workforce Investment Act.  Contact the WIOA program at 217.222.1560 ext. 234 with questions about applying for available funds.

Please view the Scholarship Forms section for additional scholarship opportunities through the JWCC Foundation Office.

*Tuition rate and fees are based on 2017-2018 rates and subject to change without notice based on board approval.