John A. Logan College: Narrative Description

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700 Logan College Rd.
Carterville, IL 62918-9900
Tel: (618)985-3741; Admissions: (618)985-3741; Fax: (618)985-2248; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Illinois Community College Board. Awards certificates and transfer associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 160-acre rural campus. Endowment: $19,000. Educational spending 2002-03: $4580 per student. Total enrollment: 5,314. 5% from top 10% of their high school class, 65% from top half. Students come from 2 states and territories, 54% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at Belleville Area College, Rend Lake College, Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Shawnee Community College, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Southeastern Illinois College. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for nursing program. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application, early admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET required; SAT I or ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/25. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $1500 full-time, $54 per semester hour part-time. State resident tuition: $4500 full-time, $165.35 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $7000 full-time, $240.02 per semester hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 33,306 books, 298 serials, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $16,687. 150 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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