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Jacksonville University (JU)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Private, Not-For-Profit

  • Acceptance Rate:


  • Level

    4 Years

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

    Not applicable

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


  • Website

  • Student Population Number of Students attending College


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


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.


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






2800 University Blvd N


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’.


  • 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.


  • SAT Range

    920 - 1120



  • ACT Range

    21 - 27

  • High School GPA


  • Application Fee


  • Accept Common App


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.


  • Average Annual Cost


Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies


  • Other Fees


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


  • Budget For Other Expenses


Total One Year Cost


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.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.


Student:Faculty Ratio


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


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


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


Male Professors


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Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Most Popular 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

  • 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


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


Full-time / Part-time

78% / 22%

Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%












Two or more races


Non Resident alien




American Indian/Alaska native


Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander


Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


Out Of State


In State



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


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

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


Freshmen Live on Campus


Undergrads in College Housing


Averege Housing Cost


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


Average Meal Plan Available



Division Sports Nickname


School Colors

green and white

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Pioneer Football League

Total Male Athletes


Total Female Athletes


Intramural Sports


Sports Club


Campus Security

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.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


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

$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.


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Federal Grants


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Students Receiving State Aid


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Average Aid Per Year


Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants


Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


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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