Jacksonville, founded in 1934, is a private liberal arts university. Its 260-acre campus is located near downtown Jacksonville.

Website: www.ju.edu

Private
Co-ed
2,877
Undergraduate
Students
(60.7%) 1,746 Women
(39.3%) 1,131 Men
1,345
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
87% of 2,978 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.25
SAT Math
526 average
470-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
515 average
458-563 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$54,868
Tuition and Fees
$36,670
Room and Board
$14,080
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Freshman Award
$31,030
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
227
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 35% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Jacksonville Population
842,583
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Jacksonville, Saint Augustine
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
41% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Dolphins
Sororities
34% of women participate
Fraternities
24% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.4% Asian
20.0% Black/African-American
12.0% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
58.9% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students
7.0% from 47 countries
First-Year Students Returning
71.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
32.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted June 1
SAT Only Considered if submitted June 1
ACT Only Considered if submitted June 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted June 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for admission
ACT: Used for admission

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2800 University Boulevard North
City, State, Zip
Jacksonville, FL 32211
Phone
(904) 256-7000
Fax
(904) 256-7086
E-mail
admissions@ju.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
Audition for music, dance, and theater majors; portfolio for art, computer art, and design majors; interview for the Honors Program recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
87% of 2,978 applicants were admitted
Women
88% of 1,642 applicants were admitted
Men
85% of 1,336 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
609 (24%) of 2,582 admitted students enrolled
Women
330 (23%) of 1,448 admitted students enrolled
Men
279 (25%) of 1,134 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.25
3.75 and Above
25%
3.50 - 3.74
23%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
526 average
470-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
18%
Score of 500 - 600
36%
Score of 400 - 500
36%
Score of 300 - 400
11%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
515 average
458-563 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
16%
Score of 500 - 600
51%
Score of 400 - 500
29%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
7%
Score of 24 - 29
45%
Score of 18 - 23
40%
Score of 12 - 17
8%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$54,868
Tuition and Fees
$36,670
Room and Board
$14,080
Books and Supplies
$1,323
Other Expenses
$2,795
Payment Plans
Deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 31
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 20
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001495
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
574 (94.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
511 (89.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
511 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
124 (24.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Award
$31,030
Need-Based Gift
Received by 511 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,992
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 511 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,789
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 63 (12.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
49 (8.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,757

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,098 (96.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,578 (75.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,578 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
444 (28.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$26,452
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,578 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,345
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,578 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,649
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 527 (33.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
306 (14.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,448

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$894
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • Army JROTC/ROTC
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Dance, General
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Navy/Marine Corps JROTC/ROTC
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Voice and Opera
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, nursing, mathematics
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
227
Part-Time Faculty
185
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
36%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 35% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 60% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
470,963
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
400
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Allied Health--General
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Dance
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Informatics
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Marine Sciences
  • Marketing
  • Music
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Public Policy

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Business Administration

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Nursing--General

Location and Setting


Jacksonville Population
842,583
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Jacksonville, Saint Augustine
Campus Size
260 acres

Weather

Temperature
40.5 average low in January, 89.3 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Jacksonville
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Jacksonville

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
41% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
59%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
trained security patrols during evening hours

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Dolphins
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Crew x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x  
Football     x  
Golf x x x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Track And Field x x    
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Track And Field    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student veterans of america - special interest, pi kappa alpha - fraternity, honor student association - academic, dolphin divers - special interest, alpha delta pi - sorority
Sororities
34% of women participate
Fraternities
24% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,877
Women
1,746 (60.7%)
Men
1,131 (39.3%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,180
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.4% Asian
20.0% Black/African-American
12.0% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
58.9% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students.
7.0% from 47 countries
Average Age
27
All Graduate Students
1,345

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
71.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
32.1%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
42.1%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
43.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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