• Address: 2800 University Blvd N Jacksonville, FL 32211

  • Phone Number: (904) 256-8000

  • Website: https://www.ju.edu/

About Jacksonville University (JU)

Jacksonville University (JU) is a premier private not-for-profit institution located in northeast Florida and was founded in 1934. The 240-acre campus includes oak-lined paths, a mix of historic and new campus buildings. The university focuses on creating a complete learning environment where students can develop and experience academic, social, and personal success.

The university aims to prepare each student for success in learning, achieving, leading and serving.

It serves as a diverse university, offering the adult learners undergraduate, masters, doctorate, and professional certificate programs. 

The vision of the institution is to be a nationally and internationally recognized university known for programs, inviting and supportive campus.

  • The student population is 4,060 in which 2,490 are full-time and 1,570 are part-time students.

  • The student to faculty ratio is 12:1

  • Jacksonville University (JU) acceptance rate is 49% and the graduation rate is 42%.

  • Jacksonville University (JU) address is 2800 University Blvd N Jacksonville, Florida.

Jacksonville University (JU) Online

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.

  • Jacksonville University 'MyJU' is an online web portal where students, teachers, alumni, and parents can log in and access Webadvisor and many other resources. 

  • Jacksonville University Blackboard is the online learning management system used by the university to deliver online programs.

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


Jacksonville University(JU) Reviews

Review of the students says that the university is very welcoming and comfortable. The varsity sports are a big part of the 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 in the campus to lighten up the academic surroundings and students actively participate in the activities.

Jacksonville University (JU) Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit
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Headquartered at

Jacksonville, Florida

FAFSA/Federal School Code

001495
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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC
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Programmatic Accreditation

CCNE

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Financial Aid, Student Portal , Veterans Friendly , Military Friendly, Military Spouse Friendly, Yellow Ribbon Program

Companies

JetBlue Airways Corporation

Data Source: https://www.ju.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Jacksonville University (JU) Accreditation

The university is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

The nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Jacksonville University (JU) Campus Life

The campus life is very engaging. There are various clubs and organizations which provides exposure to the students to develop their skills and showcase their talent to a large platform. Clubs help the students to understand a particular field and to research on it and preserve the value of the club.

Housing - There is campus housing provided by the university. Health Services, as well as various student activities, are being conducted on the campus to encourage and make an inviting environment. 

Athletics - There are various games available for both Men and Women, where students develop various skills in various games and evolve. Students learn the team engaging and team managing skills. There are Jacksonville University Basketball and Football teams who have ranked themselves on the top through team spirit.

Jacksonville University(JU) Bookstore - There are various apparels, stationery items, clothes and gift items available for the students. Services include technological items with Textbook rentals, shipping, price match guarantee services.

Jacksonville University (JU) Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 12: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 71 % Part Time: 60 %
Total Population 4,060
Student Population Full Time: 2,490 Part Time: 1,570
Gender Division Male: 35 % Female: 65 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 5,506 2,304 3,202
Total Applicants Admitted - 2,708 1,157 1,551
Applicants Enrolled - 516 232 284
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 513 229 284

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 39 %

The College Monk

Female: 45 %

Total Graduation Rate: 42 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Jacksonville University (JU) Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in Jacksonville University (JU)

Davis College of Business

Majors available

Business Management

College of Arts and Sciences

Majors available

Accounting Environmental Science

Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences

Majors available

Nursing

College of Fine Arts

Majors available

Paralegal Studies Science

Jacksonville University (JU) Admissions and Application Requirements

Jacksonville University (JU) Acceptance Rate is 49%

Jacksonville University (JU) Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $30
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Jacksonville University (JU) Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Jacksonville University (JU) Financial Aid and Scholarships

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

Students have to fill the FAFSA Form. The Jacksonville University (JU) 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.


Federal Aid

Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct PLUS Loans $21,531 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Dependent students. March 1st, 2019
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,319 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. March 1st, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized loan $5,319 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. March 1st, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Satisfactory academic progress. March 1st, 2019
Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,422 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. March 1st, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $2,086 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. March 1st, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program Varies Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non citizen. March 15th, 2019
Florida Academic Scholarship Varies Minimum of 3.50 weighted GPA. Test scores of at least 1290 SAT. March 15th, 2019
Florida Medallion Scholars Varies Minimum of 3.0 weighted GPA. Test scores of at least a 1170 SAT or 26 ACT. March 15th, 2019
Florida Minority Teacher Scholarship Varies Students belongs to Minority Group. Resident of the State of Florida. Earned 60 credit hours or an Associate of Arts degree. March 15th, 2019
State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Effective Access to Student Education (EASE) $3,500 Permanent state resident for one year. Enroll full time with 12 or more credits per semester. Maintain minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA. March 15th, 2019
Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG) $2,612 Need based grant for Florida residents. March 15th, 2019

Data Source: https://www.ju.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Legacy Scholarship $1,000 Incoming Students. Student having relationship with an alumni of Jacksonville University. January 15th, 2019
Jacksonville University Honors Scholarship $20,721 3.8 cumulative high school GPA. Combined SAT Score of 1290. January 15th, 2019
Jacksonville University Academic Scholarship $20,721 3.8 cumulative high school GPA. Combined SAT Score of 1290. January 15th, 2019
Jacksonville University President's Scholarship $20,721 3.8 cumulative high school GPA. Combined SAT Score of 1290. January 15th, 2019
Presidential Honors Scholarship $20,721 3.8 cumulative high school GPA. Combined SAT Score of 1290. January 15th, 2019

Data Source: https://www.ju.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $20,888 Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honorably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Varies
Yellow Ribbon Program Varies Eligible for the maximum benefit rate (100%) under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Must not be on active duty or a spouse transferee of an active duty member. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $4,495 Eligible Members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies

Data Source: https://www.ju.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $27,695
$30,001 - $48,000 $27,843
$48,001 - $75,000 $30,295
$75,001 - $110,000 $31,863
Over $110,000 $33,678

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 28% $4,106
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 97% $21,234
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 39% $4,505
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 97% $17,248
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 60% $8,643
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 59% $5,721
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 29,004
Military Aid
Number of students receiving (DOD) tuition assistance: 4
Total tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $25,500
Average tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $6,375
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 242 $27,779
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 228 $28,214
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 14 $20,701

Data Source: https://www.ju.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Jacksonville University (JU) Library

The mission of the library is to provide quality information resources and service through which students can enhance their academic experience.

It is a three-story, 52,000 square foot facility overlooking the St. Johns River and Centrally located on the academic part of the campus.

It is known as Carl S. Swisher Library.

Jacksonville University (JU) Rankings

According to US News, the university ranks are 

  • The university ranks 56th in 'Regional Universities South'

  • The university ranks 38th in 'Best Colleges for Veterans'

  • The university ranks 48th in 'Best Value Schools'

  • The university ranks 318th in 'Business programs' 

Jacksonville University (JU) FAQ's

  What is the Federal code to apply for federal aid?


The FAFSA/Federal code of the university is 001495.

  What is the cost of attending tution?


The cost of attending tution is $35,260 for in-state and out-state undergraduates.

  What is the acceptance rate at the university?


The acceptance rate of the university is 49%.

  What are the certificates required for admission?


The certificates required for admission are Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college preparatory program, SAT/ACT test scores.

  Does the college have a library?


The university is home to Carl S. Swisher Library giving access to widespread categories of books to students.

  What is the college address?


The college address is 2800 University Blvd N Jacksonville, FL. Zip-code: 32211

  What are the majors offered for online courses?


The majors offered are Business Management, Nursing, Health Science.

  Is the college public or private?


The college is a private not-for-profit type of an institution.

  Which institution accredited the college?


The college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

  What is the total student population?


The total student population is 4,060.

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