Cost Per Credit Hour

Number of
Credit Hours Enrolled
In-district
Tuition & Fees
Out-of-district
Tuition & Fees
On-line Tuition & Fees
1 Credit Hour $147.00 $257.00 $177.00
1/2 time attendance    6 Credit Hours $882.00 $1542.00 $1062.00
Minimum Full time    12 Credit Hours $1764.00 $3084.00 $2124.00
Average Full time      16 Credit Hours $2352.00 $4112.00 $2832.00
 
Other Costs . . .
Lab Fees:  Range from $0 to $450 per course, many of JWCC's courses have no lab fee.
Program Fees:  Range from $0 to $2400 per course, many of JWCC's courses have no lab fee.
Textbooks:  Cost per book ranges from $7 to $250.  Average cost per class is $120 - $150.
Note:  This rate is effective for all 2015-2016 classes.
 
Typical Costs (per semester) . . . Avg. Full Time Min. Full Time   3/4 Time 1/2 Time  
Tuition & Fees

$2352.00

$1764.00   $1323.00 $882.00  
Lab Fees $52.00 $0.00   $0.00 $0.00  
Textbooks $553.00 $419.00   $277.00 $206.00  
Total $2957.00 $2183.00   $1600.00 $1088.00  
(Classes Included in Sample Costs:  ENG 101, CMN 101, MAT 113, BIO 101, PSY 101.) Revised 06/09/2015
You are a district resident if you reside in any of the following Illinois school districts: Barry, Bluffs, Brown County, Central, Griggsville-Perry, Liberty, Meredosia-Chambersburg, Payson, Pikeland, Pleasant Hill, Quincy, Southeastern, Unity, West Pike.
JWCC classes taken via the internet are billed at $177 per credit hour regardless of where you live.