Judson University

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School Overview

Judson University is a four-year liberal arts institution with a Christian evangelical affiliation. It was established in 1963 as a division within the Northern Baptist Theological Seminary and later broke off to become an independent institution, Judson College, when the seminary relocated to Lombard, Illlinois. In 2007, Judson College was renamed Judson University. Today, Judson has campuses in the cities of Elgin and Rockford and a total annual enrollment of roughly 1,300 students.

Judson offers undergraduate majors and minors in various fields of study including architecture, art and design, business, theology, history, psychology, science, math, music, communication and education. Master’s degrees are offered in education in ESL, education in literacy, organizational leadership and architecture. Judson is the only evangelical Chrisitian higher eduucation institution to graduate level architecture program that is fully accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The university is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Judson University student athletes and athletic teams are known as the Eagles. The school competes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Sports offered at Judson include baseball, softball, basketball, golf, tennis, soccer, cross country, cheerleading, track & field, volleyball and lacrosse.

General Information

Admission Office

1151 North State Street

Elgin, IL 60123-1404

(847) 628-2510

(800) 879-5376

Fax: (847) 628-2526



Contact: William Dean

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1151 North State Street

Elgin, IL 60123-1404

(847) 628-2500

www.judsonu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,244

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 69%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 60%


College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Human Resources Management B
Management Information Systems B
Management and leadership B
Management technology systems B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Application software C
Computer Graphics B
Information Technology B
Web/Multimedia Design B
Web/Multimedia Management B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Science/Mathematics general B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B,C

Social Sciences

Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Youth Ministry 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.

Judson University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(847) 628-2500
Website:www.judsonu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.judsonu.edu/apply/
Address:1151 N State St, Elgin, IL 60123-1498
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,298
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):50%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,026 (79% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$28,730
Out-of-state Tuition:$28,730
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$15,513

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Judson University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Judson University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services362
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs14
Education611
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Physical Sciences1
Psychology22
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences1
Theology and Religious Vocations271
Visual and Performing Arts110
Grand total135151

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total22

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Judson 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$28,730
Out-of-state$28,730
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$30,284
Out-of-state$30,284

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid14499%
Grant or scholarship aid14499%$15,513
Student loan aid10170%$7,352

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,07297%$12,533
Federal student loans57652%$10,935

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Judson 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 Judson University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants676310366
Percent admitted100%77%73%
Percent admitted who enrolled28%29%28%

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

Judson University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,298
Undergraduate enrollment1,135
Graduate enrollment163

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

Judson University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *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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