John F. Kennedy University

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School Overview

John F. Kennedy University is a private university with campuses throughout California. The school’s main campus is located in Pleasant Hill, California, with other campuses located in the cities of Berkeley and San Jose. The university’s primary mission is to make education more accessible to working professionals and non-traditional students. Since John F. Kennedy University caters to non-traditional students, no student dormitories are located on campus. More than 700 adjunct and 60 full-time professors work for the university at its various campuses.

General Information

Admission Office

100 Ellinwood Way

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4817

(925) 969-3535

(800) 696-5358

Fax: (925) 969-3331



Contact: Jen Miller-Hogg

Director of Admissions
Main Address

100 Ellinwood Way

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4817

(925) 969-3300

www.jfku.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 288

Degree-seeking undergrads: 225

Graduate enrollment: 1,116

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $55

Online application fee: $55

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Open admission, but with selective admission to some programs

Tuition & Fees

Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $20,340
In-state Student Fees $265
Out-of-state Tuition $20,340
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $265

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 44 174 43 22
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 10 24 1
Business Administration and Management, General 10 24
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 1
Human Resources Development
Education 2
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 2
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 56
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 4
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling 52
Legal Studies, General 5 41 9
Law 41
Legal Assistant/paralegal 5 9
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 4
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 14 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Museology/museum Studies 14 1
Systems Science and Theory
Psychology 21 76 2 11
Clinical Psychology 4 2 1
Counseling Psychology 41
Industrial and organizational Psychology
Psychology, General 21
Psychology, Other 31 10
Visual and Performing Arts 4 2
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 2
Fine/studio Arts, General 4
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B
Paralegal/Legal Assistance B,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy and religion B

Psychology

Psychology – General 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.

John F. Kennedy University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(925) 969-3300
Website:www.jfku.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.jfku.edu/Admissions/Apply-to-JFK-University.html
Address:100 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4817
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:954
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:5 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:643 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$0
Out-of-state Tuition:$0
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$0

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

John F. Kennedy University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at John F. Kennedy University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services111
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies22
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Psychology11
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total567

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at John F. Kennedy University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Grand total222

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at John F. Kennedy 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$0
Out-of-state$0
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$23,928
Out-of-state$23,928

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid0%
Grant or scholarship aid0%$0
Student loan aid0%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid19890%$4,050
Federal student loans16374%$9,661

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for John F. Kennedy 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 John F. Kennedy University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

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

John F. Kennedy University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment954
Undergraduate enrollment136
Graduate enrollment818

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

John F. Kennedy University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs (John F. Kennedy University Graduate School of Professional Psychology)

*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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