Jacksonville University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate & More

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Jacksonville University Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 49%, Jacksonville University is neither highly selective nor open to all applicants. Successful applicants tend to have strong applications and good grades/test scores. For application requirements and deadlines, be sure to visit the school's website, or get in touch with an admissions counselor.

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Admissions Data (2016):

Jacksonville University Description:

Founded in 1934, Jacksonville University sits on a 198-acre campus along the St. Johns River with clear views of downtown Jacksonville, Florida. The diverse student body comes from 45 states and 50 countries. Students can choose from over 60 academic programs, and nursing is the most popular with undergraduates. Jacksonville University has a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 18. No classes are taught by teaching assistants, and the school emphasizes experiential learning through research, study abroad, and service learning.

The university sponsors over 70 student organizations, and 15% of students are participate in Greek organizations. In athletics, the Jacksonville University Dolphins compete in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Sun Conference. JU fields 17 Division I teams.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 4,060 (2,889 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 38% Male / 62% Female
  • 73% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $33,930
  • Books: $1,320 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,550
  • Other Expenses: $2,713
  • Total Cost: $51,513

Jacksonville University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 97%
    • Loans: 60%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $21,234
    • Loans: $8,643

Academic Programs:

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 71%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 32%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 42%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, Baseball, Cross Country, Football, Rowing Golf
  • Women's Sports: Soccer, Cross Country, Volleyball, Rowing, Lacrosse, Track and Field, Basketball, Golf

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Jacksonville University Mission Statement:

read the complete mission statement at http://www.ju.edu/aboutju/Pages/Mission,-Values-and-Vision.aspx

"The Mission of Jacksonville University is to prepare each student for life-long success in learning, achieving, leading and serving.

This mission will be accomplished as a small, comprehensive, independent university community located within a vibrant urban setting.

The University serves an ethnically and geographically diverse, predominantly undergraduate student body, as well as adult learners in selected undergraduate and graduate programs."

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