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 $163 $273 $193
1/2 time attendance    6 Credit Hours $978 $1,638 $1,158
Minimum Full time    12 Credit Hours $1,956 $3,276 $2,316
Average Full time      16 Credit Hours $2,608 $4,368 $3,088
 
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 2018-2019 classes.
 
Typical Costs (per semester) . . . Avg. Full Time Min. Full Time   3/4 Time 1/2 Time  
Tuition & Fees

$2,608

$1,956   $1,467 $978  
Lab Fees $56 $0   $0 $0  
Textbooks $572 $425   $289 $207  
Total $3,236 $2,381   $1,756 $1,185  
(Classes Included in Sample Costs:  ENG 101, CMN 101, MAT 113, BIO 101, PSY 101.) Revised 06/11/18
You're 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 $193 per credit hour regardless of where you live.