90%

Acceptance Rate

$30,211

Avg.Financial Aid

001495

FAFSA Code

About Jacksonville University (JU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

4,213

Website

https://www.ju.edu/index.php

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Jacksonville University(JU) was founded by Willam J. Porter in the year 1934. It was started as a Willam J. Porter university offering a two-year program. In 1958 the name was changed to Jacksonville University after merging with Jacksonville College of Music and the first four-year program was offered in 1959.

It offers more than 100 majors, minors, and programs to meet the unique needs, interests of the student. At JU we keep students inspired, motivated to achieve their desired goals in life. The vision of the university is to be an internationally recognized university known for delivering quality education through various programs, supportive faculty, and by creating an educational environment. 

  • The student population of the university is 4,213, Out of which 2,920 are undergraduates.

  • University has a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. 

  • The acceptance rate of the university is 90% and the graduation rate is 52%.

  • Accreditation to the university is given by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).


Online Education at JU

The university is proud to offer a growing variety of online programs. These programs are provided through the specialized colleges and schools and are administered by the Nathan M. Bisk Center for Professional Studies.

  • The university is offering 9 online programs with 3 majors.

  • Students can add, drop classes, select the course for their appropriate term, pay fees online, and access more resources.


Reviews

A review of the students says that the university is very welcoming and comfortable. The varsity sports are a big part of campus life. Some of the reviews are

  • The way of teaching and the educational level is maintained and the professors are always welcoming and ready to interact with.

  • There are various activities and events which are being held on the campus to lighten up the academic surroundings and students actively participate in the activities.

Location & Contact

Address

2800 University Blvd N

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9042568000
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

Rankings also provide the students with a bigger and more clear picture of the university offerings in terms of education, faculty, and other related things. US News rankings given to the university are:

  • It has been awarded 28th position in ‘Regional Universities South’.

  • University secured a 16th position in ‘Best Colleges for Veterans’.

  • University holds 38th position in ‘Best Value Schools’.

  • It has ranked 9th in ‘Top Performers on Social Mobility’.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st July

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

90%

SAT Range

920 - 1120

ACT Range

21 - 27

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

What does a student look at a university before deciding on which college the applicant wants to study? Jacksonville University offers more than 100 majors, minors, and professional programs to select from. The main difficulty arises that will the applicant be eligible or fit for applying to a particular university. 

JU admission eligibility criteria are fit for an average student as the requirements of SAT/ACT or GPA is not above average with an application fee of $30. Explore our admission section to know the exact score required to get enrolled.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$24,020

Average Annual Cost

$38,140

Books And Supplies

$1,600

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,330

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,330

Total One Year Cost

$56,400

The next thing to worry about is the expense to attend the university. However, Jacksonville University is a not-for-profit university still there are a lot many people who are willing to study but can't afford the expense of the university. So the university has kept the cost as low as possible. The total one year expense of the university is $56,400.

  • If the student is granted any aid or scholarship by including all these the net price of the university stands at $24,020.

  • Books and Supplies expenses and the living expenses are $1,600 and $14,330 respectively.

  • Other Additional expenses are around $2,330.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

77%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$921

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

474 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

44 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

35 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

35 Graduates

Sociology

34 Graduates

Marketing

30 Graduates

Air Transportation

28 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

26 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

22 Graduates

Psychology, General

19 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

18 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

18 Graduates

Music

15 Graduates

Dance

14 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

14 Graduates

Biology, General

13 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

11 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

11 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

9 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

8 Graduates

International Business

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

7 Graduates

Mathematics

6 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Economics

5 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

5 Graduates

Engineering Physics

4 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

4 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

3 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

3 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

3 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

2 Graduates

Education, General

2 Graduates

History

2 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Political Science and Government

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

1 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,920

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

28%

Full-time

78%

Part-time

22%

Students Gender

Male

39%

US National: 44%

Female

61%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

54% White

0% Unknown

20% Black

12% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

8% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

45%

Out Of State

49%

In State

6%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$63,672 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 72% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

72%

Undergrads in College Housing

33%

Averege Housing Cost

$9,150/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,930/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,930/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Dolphin

School Colors

green and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Pioneer Football League

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

13

Sports Club

19

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by JU. At JU, $14,330 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Jacksonville University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,930 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. There are around 41% male and 59% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$42,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$50,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$20,975

$29,985

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$218 - 311

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$30,211

Students Receiving Federal Grants

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,528

Students Receiving State Aid

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,916

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,910

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$34,587

$30K - $48K

$33,721

$48K - $75K

$32,114

$75K - $110K

$26,962

> $110K

$21,785

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,464,472

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,137,287

There are categories like grants, scholarships, and loans in which students can be benefited.

Students have to fill the FAFSA Form. The federal school code is 001495.

  • Federal Aid includes Direct PLUS Loans, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized loan, Pell grant, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG). About 39% of the students have been awarded a federal grant for the First time, Full-time undergraduates.

  • State Aid includes Florida Academic Scholarship, Florida Medallion scholars. State Grants include Effective Access to Student Education(EASE), Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG), and many more.

  • Institutional Aid includes Legacy Scholarships, Presidential Honors Scholarships in which students are awarded $20,721 Jacksonville University Academic Scholarship, and many more.

  • There are other Aids like Military Aids in which Post 9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program, Tuition assistance programs.

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