Start my 4-year degree
Complete half of a four-year degree in two years or less!
John Wood is the place for smart starts and career makeovers. Students can complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree (associate degree), and transfer the credits anywhere. Students may utilize summer and winter terms to complete their associate’s degree in less than two years.
Who goes to JWCC
Students of every age (18-55+) from nine states, local communities and 9 countries are on personalized paths to success.
You’ll find future nurses, NASA Trajectory Operations Officers, Teachers, Fire Fighters, Undecided Students and every one in between.
Programs and Classes
John Wood offers 70+ degrees and certificates.
Classes may be taken online, in a classroom or in a self-paced, open learning environment.
Day and evening classes meet one to two days a week for 1 to 3 hours. No class on Fridays!
Ways to take classes at John Wood
Traditional lecture/discussion learning environment in the classroom on campus.
Online learning functions much like a classroom setting but without the travel to campus. It requires the use of a computer and Internet connection.
Open Learning provides students a flexible course schedule working on their own and still receive individualized assistance from instructors.
Hybrid combine face-to-face meetings with instructors with online instruction and supplemented with online components.
Cost and Scholarships
The average out-of-pocket cost for tuition is $500* a year.
(Tuition is about $6,000)
*Average for first-time, full-time students after grants and scholarships are applied.
Transfer to a Four-Year College
JWCC students successfully transfer to any university across the country. Classes you take at JWCC land on a four-year university transcript as if you took them there in person.
A few top JWCC transfer schools
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Time to Complete
JWCC offers associate degrees that traditionally take two years to complete. Students may accelerate the timetable to one or one and half years and move on to a four-year school to graduate early.
What to Expect
A close-knit, welcoming environment with faculty and staff who meet students where they are and put them on their personal path to success. Instructors challenge high achievers and personalize instruction based each student’s potential. Students are expected to manage their assignments and meet deadlines each week, participate in meaningful in-class and online work, and take an active role in pursing their career path.
Student Life On & Off Campus
Students enjoy more than 135 student activities including trips, intramurals, game nights, 7 NJCAA Division II athletic teams, an international honor society, and four performance groups. Plus, a welcoming community offers shopping, affordable housing/dining, concerts, and outdoor recreation.