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 $160.00 $270.00 $190.00
1/2 time attendance    6 Credit Hours $960.00 $1,620.00 $1,140.00
Minimum Full time    12 Credit Hours $1,920.00 $3,240.00 $2,280.00
Average Full time      16 Credit Hours $2,560.00 $4,320.00 $3,040.00
 
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 2017-2018 classes.
 
Typical Costs (per semester) . . . Avg. Full Time Min. Full Time   3/4 Time 1/2 Time  
Tuition & Fees

$2,560.00

$1,920.00   $1,440.00 $960.00  
Lab Fees $56.00 $0.00   $0.00 $0.00  
Textbooks $572.00 $425.00   $289.00 $207.00  
Total $3,188.00 $2,345.00   $1,729.00 $1,167.00  
(Classes Included in Sample Costs:  ENG 101, CMN 101, MAT 113, BIO 101, PSY 101.) Revised 07/28/2017
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 $190 per credit hour regardless of where you live.