Jacksonville University

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School Overview

Founded in 1934 as Jacksonville Junior College (a two year college), today Jacksonville University (locally referred to as “JU”) is a privately owned and operated four-year coeducational university located in Jacksonville, Florida. JU is a member of the Independent Colleges and University of Florida (ICUF), a group of 29 private education institutions. Jacksonville University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). It is also accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

General Information

Admission Office

2800 University Boulevard North

Jacksonville, FL 32211-3394

(904) 256-7000

(800) 225-2027

Fax: (904) 256-7012



Contact: Yvonne Martel

Director of First Year Admissions and Enrollment
Main Address

2800 University Boulevard North

Jacksonville, FL 32211-3394

(904) 256-8000

www.ju.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,007

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 544

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,950

Graduate enrollment: 384

Setting

Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 64%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 60%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $22,500 $23,900 $25,300 $26,600 +5.14%
Books and Supplies $600 $800 $800 $800 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,992 $8,360 $9,060 $9,320 +2.87%
Other $1,400 $2,483 $2,533 $2,910 +14.88%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $2,500 $8,352 $8,519 $10,627 +24.74%
Other $1,400 $2,483 $2,533 $2,910 +14.88%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $32,492 $35,543 $37,693 $39,630 +5.14%
In-state Off Campus $27,000 $35,535 $37,152 $40,937 +10.19%
In-state with Family $23,100 $24,700 $26,100 $27,400 +4.98%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $10,620
In-state Student Fees $0
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $10,620
Out-of-state Student Fees $0

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 521 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 519 96% $7,068,462 $13,619
• Federal grants 147 27% $675,272 $4,594
• Pell grants 146 27% $503,471 $3,448
• Other Federal grants 109 20% $171,801 $1,576
Local and state government scholarships or grants 278 52% $1,238,805 $4,456
Institutional scholarships or grants 496 92% $5,154,385 $10,392
Student loans 309 57% $2,867,804 $9,281
• Federal student loans 298 55% $1,817,198 $6,098
• Other student loans 76 14% $1,050,606 $13,824

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOC/PHD AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 780 143 14
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 17
Biology/biological Sciences, General 14
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 127 104
Accounting 14
Business Administration and Management, General 13 104
Business/commerce, General 4
Finance, General 12
International Business/trade/commerce 5
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science 47
Marketing/marketing Management, General 32
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 20
Mass Communication/media Studies 20
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 10
Computer and Information Sciences, General 10
Education 2 19
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Education, General 2
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 16
Elementary Education and Teaching 3
English Language and Literature/letters 8
English Language and Literature, General 8
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 6
French Language and Literature 2
Spanish Language and Literature 4
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 360 17 14
Nursing Administration 7
Nursing Education 1
orthodontics/orthodontology 14
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 360 9
History 15
History, General 15
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Humanities/humanistic Studies 2
Mathematics and Statistics 3 2
Mathematics, General 3 2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 24
Health and Physical Education/fitness, General 13
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 11
Physical Sciences 18
Chemistry, General 7
Physics, General 11
Psychology 22
Psychology, General 22
Social Sciences 70
Economics, General 4
Geography 6
Political Science and Government, General 7
Social Sciences, General 36
Sociology 17
Transportation and Materials Moving 23
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot and Flight Crew 12
Aviation/airway Management and Operations 11
Visual and Performing Arts 52 1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/art Studies, General 9
Dance, General 7
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 5
Film/cinema/video Studies 3
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 4
Music Management 4
Music Performance, General 1
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General 11 1
Visual and Performing Arts, General 8
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Dance B
Design/Visual Communications B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Management/Merchandising B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B

Engineering

Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering Physics B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prenursing B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious/Sacred Music B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew B
Aviation Management B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Jacksonville University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(904) 256-8000
Website:www.jacksonville.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.ju.edu/admissions/Pages/Apply-To-JU.aspx
Address:2800 University Blvd N, Jacksonville, FL 32211-3394
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,060
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):38%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,003 (74% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$33,930
Out-of-state Tuition:$33,930
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$21,234

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Jacksonville University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Jacksonville University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4109
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3
Education712
Engineering4
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics32
Health Professions and Related Programs6411
History11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies3
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies32
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences61
Transportation and Materials Moving2
Visual and Performing Arts204
Grand total108145

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Jacksonville University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
Health Professions and Related Programs13
Grand total14

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Jacksonville University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$33,930
Out-of-state$33,930
Books and supplies$1,320

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,320
Out-of-state$13,320

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid47998%
Grant or scholarship aid47397%$21,234
Student loan aid29460%$8,643

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,11970%$19,204
Federal student loans1,44848%$7,550

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Jacksonville University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Jacksonville University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants5,5062,3043,202
Percent admitted100%50%48%
Percent admitted who enrolled9%10%9%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Jacksonville University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment4,060
Undergraduate enrollment2,889
Graduate enrollment1,171

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Jacksonville University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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