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Carterville, IL 62918-2500
p. 618-985-3741
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John A Logan College

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John A. Logan College is primarily a two-year educational institution. The school offers a curriculum designed for students who intend to transfer to a four-year school, and works closely with all Illinois universities to ensure that credits transfer appropriately. John A. Logan college also provides a number of two-year certificate programs and associate’s degrees.

John A. Logan College is accredited by the Illinois Community College Board and has been recognized by many college ranking number-crunchers as one of the country’s leading community college.


John A. Logan College offers 80 academic programs. The school enjoys partnerships with several leading Illinois universities and, through these partnerships, provides a coherent four-year program for students who wish to begin their studies at John A. Logan College and complete a bachelor’s degree at a four-year university.

Many courses at John A. Logan College are available online through its Distance Learning program.

Most Popular Fields of Study


John A. Logan College has an open admissions policy and accepts all applicants who meet its requirements. Prospective students must submit high school transcripts and standardized test scores, and should have a high school diploma or GED.

Applicants must also provide evidence of ability and willingness to pay tuition by way of a financial capability statement. International students must submit results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The TOEFL score must be 520 or higher for a written exam, 190 or higher for a computerized TOEFL exam, or 68 or higher on the Internet-based TOEFL.


John A. Logan College’s student body is very diverse. Students include recent high school graduates, international transfer students, working adults studying toward specialized certifications, and recently displaced workers seeking new skills.

Student Enrollment Demographics


John A. Logan College’s student athletes compete in Region 24 of the NJCAA and the Great Rivers Athletic Conference. The Volunteers and Lady Vols have teams in the following sports:

  • Men’s Intercollegiate and Men’s Scholarship Baseball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Scholarship and Women’s Scholarship Basketball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Scholarship and Women’s Scholarship Golf
  • Women’s Intercollegiate and Women’s Scholarship Softball
  • Women’s Intercollegiate and Women’s Scholarship Volleyball

Information Summary

Ranks 101st in Illinois and 3040th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault 1 0.01
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 6383rd for the average student loan amount.
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Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Carterville, IL 62918-2500
Surrounding communitySmall suburb (inside urban area but outside city, pop. under 100,000)
Total Population8,632 (6,909 urban / 1,723 rural)
Households3,608 (2.39 people per house)
Median Household Income$34,856
Families2,394 (2.96 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Rural-serving Large
Undergraduate PopulationHigher part-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingMedium two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAssociate's degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District1712

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 3630th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $2,910 $7,890 $9,450
FT Undergraduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $97 $263 $315
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $4,320 $9,300 $10,860
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $12,957 $17,937 $19,497
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $6,381 $11,361 $12,921

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $2,760(N/C) $6,480(N/C) $8,370 $8,340
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,339 $1,381
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $6,022 $6,212
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $2,190 $2,259
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $1,967 $2,029

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NJCAA

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

Total 94 19 15 6 1,205 12 1,357
Accounting 3 8 11
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 20 20
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician 3 2 23 28
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 10 3 3 82 3 103
Banking and Financial Support Services
Biological and Physical Sciences 6 3 68 1 78
Business Administration and Management, General 1 1 2
Business/Commerce, General 10 10
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry 17 17
Child Care Provider/Assistant 1 6 7
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 5 5
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician 8 9
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 4 4
Computer and Information Sciences, General 1 1
Construction Management 13 13
Construction Trades, General 2 6 8
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General 1 44 45
Court Reporting/Court Reporter 3 3
Criminal Justice/Police Science 3 1 16 20
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General 6 6
Dental Assisting/Assistant 2 17 1 20
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 17 17
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 1 10 11
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 2 9 11
Electrician 5 5
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other 1 1
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 14 14
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician 1 1
Engineering, General 5 5
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology 1 1
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary 4 4
Fire Science/Fire-fighting 2 2
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services 4 4
General Studies 18 1 3 1 188 1 212
Graphic Design
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 4 4
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 6 31 37
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 1 4 5
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology 1 1
Industrial Technology/Technician 1 1
Information Science/Studies 1 1
Information Technology 1 4 5
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary 1 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 18 1 3 2 160 184
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 1 65 66
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 1 10 11
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 1 23 24
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
Medical/Clinical Assistant 10 10
Music Teacher Education 2 2
Music, General 2 2
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 17 3 1 153 6 182
Occupational Therapist Assistant 4 5
Office Management and Supervision 2 2
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 3 70 73
Retailing and Retail Operations 4 4
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 4 4
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 8 8
Surgical Technology/Technologist 1 1 1 3
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Tourism and Travel Services Management
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant 5 5
Welding Technology/Welder 2 17 19

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 1537th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $67,567 ($67,339 male / $65,602 female)
Number of FT Faculty 96 (38 male / 58 female)
Number of PT Faculty 290
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits $759,662

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