Students from more than 30 countries study at John A. Logan College, a public, coeducational, comprehensive institution. Start your American collegiate career at your own pace at John A. Logan College, then transfer to a 4-year university to complete your baccalaureate studies.

Location - John A. Logan College is an accredited, comprehensive, two-year college located in Carterville, Illinois. The campus is a safe and friendly community set in a peaceful environment of scenic southern Illinois.

Academic Programs - Founded in 1967, John A. Logan College offers degrees in the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Engineering Science, Associate in General Studies, and Associate in Applied Science, along with Certificate Of Achievement. The College offers over 150 different programs of study.

Outstanding Transfer Record - Study two years of general university requirements at John A. Logan College, and complete your last two years at Southern Illinois University, the University of Illinois, Southeast Missouri State, Murray State, or other four-year universities in the United States.

Facilities - The facilities at John A. Logan College are exceptional in purpose and application. Central in both function and location is the library, which houses more than 43,000 books, reference works, and periodicals. A computerized catalogue system gives John A. Logan College students immediate on-line access to the entire holdings of the library, as well as libraries throughout the country. Facilities include numerous computer labs, and outstanding theater and athletic facilities.

Caring Faculty and Staff - John A. Logan College's faculty and staff care about students. Classes average 21 students per class. All instruction is offered by instructors who are experts in their field and have proven teaching abilities. A knowledgeable and friendly staff in admissions and student services provides advice and assistance in orientation, academic planning and transfer, immigration matters, tutoring, housing, and student activities.

Safety - The College has campus security provided by the Security Office, ensuring a safe and secure learning environment.

Diverse Campus - John A. Logan College has an undergraduate population of over 6,000 students, international students from 30 foreign countries. The median age of a John A. Logan College student is 27; 44 percent are male and 56 percent are female.

Low Tuition Costs - For the Fall of 2012, International students payed out-of-state tuition of $277.91 per credit hour, which is $3,334.92 for 12 credit hours per semester. International students must enroll in 12 credit hours minimum. A full academic year’s tuition costs approximately $7,000. Books, fees, and supplies cost $1000, and living expenses for two semesters are approximately $6,000. John A. Logan College tuition is very affordable, saving you thousands of dollars.

Admission Requirements - A completed application form is required, as well as a high school diploma, official school records or transcripts in English, and a financial capability statement. John A. Logan College requires international students to have a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 520 or higher (on the written TOEFL), or a score of 190 or higher (on the computer TOEFL), or a score of 68 or higher (on the Internet based TOEFL) on file before they can be admitted, and students must meet all certificate or degree program admissions requirements. For complete information concerning the TOEFL exam, applicants may write to the following:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language, Educational Testing Service
  • Box 899
  • Princeton, NJ 08540

To apply online for admission at John A. Logan College click here

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Upon enrollment, proof of adequate health insurance coverage is required.

Completed forms should be returned to the College through international mail:

  • OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS
  • John A. Logan College
  • 700 Logan College Road
  • Carterville, IL 62918 USA

The Admissions Office is open from 8 am until 8 pm Monday through Thursday, and 8 am until 4:30 pm on Fridays. This schedule is in effect for most of the year, except over holidays, where it may vary. Our phone numbers and email are:

  • (618) 985-3741 -- Admissions Office
  • (618) 985-2752 -- TTY (Deaf and Hard of Hearing Access)
  • (618) 985-4433 -- Fax Number
  • Email Terry Crain at terrycrain@jalc.edu