Colleges & Universities

Channahon residents interested in pursuing a college degree can choose from several nearby colleges and universities.  Joliet Junior College, located at 1215 Houbolt Road on Joliet’s southwest side, offers a wide variety of two-year programs. JJC is America’s oldest public community college, founded in 1901. The University of St. Francis, also located in Joliet, offers courses leading to a bachelors degree in a variety of majors, as well as graduate degrees in several areas and doctoral degrees in Education and Nursing.  Lewis University in Romeoville and Governors State University in University Park are both within easy driving distance of Channahon and offer a large selection of programs leading to undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Within the Chicago metropolitan area, over 50 public and private colleges and universities offer coursework in a wide variety of disciplines. Many schools now hold classes at satellite facilities throughout the region and online through the Internet. As a result, area residents have greater access to higher education programs from schools across the country.

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