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Jacksonville University
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, founded in 1934, is a private liberal arts university. Its 260-acre campus is located near downtown Jacksonville.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,889
   Women 1,785 (61.8%)
   Men 1,104 (38.2%)
Graduate Students 1,171
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 49% of 5,506 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.18
SAT Math 487 average
450-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 490 average
450-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 21 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $51,398
  Tuition and Fees $33,930
  Room and Board $13,550
Average Percent of Need Met 88%
Average Freshman Award $25,336
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 203
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 35% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Jacksonville Population 842,583
Nearest Metropolitan Area Jacksonville, Saint Augustine
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 67% of freshmen, 30% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Dolphins
Sororities 5% of women participate
Fraternities 4% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 1.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.3% Asian
16.4% Black/African-American
10.0% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
49.9% White
18.5% Unknown
International Students 6.0% from 51 countries
First-Year Students Returning 65.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 27.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 68%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 5.0%