JU

Jacksonville University

2800 University Boulevard N, Jacksonville, United States
All photos (10)
  • Total Documents
    16
  • Class Notes
    11
  • Textbook Notes
    2
  • Study Guides
    3
  • Currently Enrolled
    32
  • Previously Enrolled
    46

Overview of Jacksonville University (JU)

About this school

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


    www.ju.edu
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    1,345

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,877
    • Men:1,131 (39.3%)
    • Women:1,746 (60.7%)

Location

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Admission Information (JU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Jacksonville University is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
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
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2800 University Boulevard North
City, State, Zip
Jacksonville, FL  32211
Phone
(904) 256-7000
Fax
(904) 256-7086
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


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


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

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.25
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

Tuition & Financial Aid (JU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $35,260 (66.34054562558796%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,950 (26.246472248353715%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,323 (2.489181561618062%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,617 (4.923800564440263%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Jacksonville University accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 31
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 20
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001495
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


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 with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips 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
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$894

Academics & Instruction (JU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & 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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
470,963

Computing


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Jacksonville University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


71.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


32.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


42.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


43.0%

Programs & Majors (JU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (72)


  • 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


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

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


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Social sciences

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering, nursing, mathematics

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Public Policy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (16)


  • 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

Campus Life (JU)

Location & Geography

Population


842,583

Nearest Metropolitan Area


260 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Jacksonville, Saint Augustine

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Jacksonville
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 of College Housing


41% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


59%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


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

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Jacksonville University offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,180

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,877
Women
1,746
Men
1,131

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

Number of Graduate Students


1,345

Student Resources (JU)

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