You DO have Options
放松. At least half of all students begin college undecided on their path. John Wood faculty and staff are experts in helping students find their way.
Five Easy Ways to Find Your Path.
社区学院 vs. Four-Year University Comparison
|Offers two-year associate degrees designed to transfer to four-year universities as well as career and technical degrees and certificates that help students enter the workforce.||Offers four-year bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees and some offer doctoral programs.|
|学费 ranges from $4000 to $6000 a year.||学费 ranges from $10,000 to $25,000 a year.|
|Flexible schedules allow students to attend full or part-time and take classroom, 在线, and self-paced learning.||Mostly designed for full-time students with less flexible schedules. Classroom and 在线 options available.|
|开放式入学. High school diploma or GED necessary.||Admission requirements may include a specified grade point average, ACT/SAT score.|
|Students often live at home or in apartments and commute to campus.||Provide on-campus housing for students.|
|Class size ranges from 5-30 students.||Class size vary, but can have as many a 300 students.|
Four-Year Path or Career and Technical Training Comparison
|Four Year Path (Take 2 years at a community college)||Career/Technical Training|
|Bachelor’s degrees are four years in length and include a broad array of courses in the first two years to help students identify a major to pursue in years 3 and 4.||Hands-on courses that relate directly to a specified career. Career and Technical training is shorter-term (6 months to 2 years).|
|Academic majors provide broad knowledge for a wide range of career paths. 实习s normally occur in junior and senior year.||Quick entry into the job market, which increases earning potential.|
|Offers many social opportunities through clubs, organizations, 澳门银河网站 and on-campus housing.||证书 often ladder into the next level of certification. Allows students to work for a time, and then return to earn additional certificates that build into an associate degree.|
|学费 and fees for four years.||学费 and fees for 6 months to two years.|
|Provides general foundation for multiple careers.||Provides specific skills for current in-demand positions.|
Save time and money by starting at John Wood.
Take general education classes, 样本类, then transfer anywhere or train for an in-demand career field.
John Wood is your best opportunity to start DEBT FREE!
Here to Meet Your Expectations
Expect faculty and staff who completely understand students being undecided.
John Wood has built-in support services and even an 8-week class focused on helping you find your way.
- First-Year Experience class
职业服务 staff will help you consider what’s best for you.
- Support and connections
Believe in yourself and your abilities. 参加每节课. 做笔记. 问问题. Spend at least 2-4 hours each day doing homework, 阅读, working ahead or meeting with a professor or tutor.
旅行, 旅游, 免费的食物, 澳门银河网站, 音乐会, 校内的, service and volunteer opportunities, 领导, academic groups and more!
Our Students Transfer
Your assigned advisor can help you choose a transfer school and connect with them to ensure your classes transfer the way they should.
A few top JWCC transfer schools
in Healthcare • Ag • Manufacturing
Intern as a freshman with 100+ companies or try a one-day “Externship” to job shadow professionals in dozens of career fields.