College Profile: John Wood Community College
John Wood Community College will provide the highest quality educational opportunities and services fully accessible at affordable levels in an attractive, caring, and safe environment to meet the needs of a diverse community.
Here you will discover an entrepreneurial spirit passed down from the first settlers of Quincy and the surrounding communities. The people you find within John Wood Community College aspire to do more, be more. Our namesake John Wood created a legacy that began with a pioneer spirit, flourished as a craftsman and farmer, then founded our main campus’ host community of Quincy before becoming a statesman as mayor of Quincy, then governor of Illinois. The qualities that distinguished John Wood can be found in every one of us. John Wood dared to dream, and then he worked to make his dreams real.
John Wood, as our community’s college, offers to help you achieve your dreams. We invest in people by conveying knowledge, skills, and competencies to advance services, business, agriculture, and industry throughout our region. Unlike many other institutions of higher education, John Wood Community College tailors education and training programs to meet the needs of the communities, businesses, and industries we serve. Day, evening, weekend, and distance learning classes allow you to attend college on your terms—and more affordably than any other college in the area.
The 150-acre campus in Quincy is a beautiful, modern, fully developed campus located at the east edge of the city. The first building opened in 1998; additional buildings opened in 2002 and 2004; and the newest building on campus, the Student Activity Center, opened in 2006.
The campus offers the latest in technology, including a wireless environment; continuously updated computer technology and software; “smart” classrooms with Internet connectivity and access to video from VHS and DVD; a new Macintosh computer lab; and more computers for student use than any other educational facility in the area, with 32 different labs.
1301 S 48th Street
217-641-4312 (financial aid)
||1,000 - 4,999|
|Title IV Eligibility
||Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs|
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||Academic/career counseling service|
||Employment services for students||No
||Placement services for completers|
||On-campus day care for students' children||
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||Distance learning opportunities|
||ROTC: Air Force||
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John Wood Community College Website
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|Open admission policy
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||Student Body Size||No
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College Levels Offered
||Less than one year certificate||Yes
||One but less than two years certificate|
||Two but less than 4 years certificate|
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