William Jessup University

2121 University Ave, Rocklin, United States
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Overview of William Jessup University

About this school

William Jessup University (formerly San Jose Christian College), founded in 1939, is a private, specialized, church-affiliated college. Its 125-acre main campus is located in Rocklin, 25 miles northeast of Sacramento.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,097
    • Men:459 (41.8%)
    • Women:638 (58.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to William Jessup 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 recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
1
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
1
3

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
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: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2121 University Avenue
City, State, Zip
Rocklin, CA  95765
Phone
(916) 577-2222
Fax
(916) 577-1813
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 15
Application Fee
$45
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot 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
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
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
76% of 522 applicants were admitted
Women
79% of 338 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 184 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
301 (76%) of 397 admitted students enrolled
Women
179 (67%) of 266 admitted students enrolled
Men
122 (93%) of 131 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 And Above
34%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
2.00 - 2.49
7%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |18-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
33%
• Score 18 - 23
50%
• Score 12 - 17
12%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $30,550 (65.4147573979701%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,075 (23.714187829215025%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,845 (3.9505802749346923%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,232 (6.920474497880177%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


William Jessup University accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 2
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 2
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001281
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
153 (89.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
133 (86.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
133 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
22 (16.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$25,313
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 132 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,968
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 99 (74.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,382
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 15 (11.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
28 (16.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,393

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
863 (87.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
798 (92.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
798 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
97 (12.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$23,400
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 792 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,184
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 588 (73.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,561
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 64 (8.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
137 (13.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,803

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
74%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,670
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
14.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Education, English, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Relatives of Clergy, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,000

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


38

Part-Time Faculty


162

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


15%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 30% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 63% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 19% 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
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
55
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


William Jessup University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


46.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


51.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


55.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (17)


  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • History, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Music, General
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religious Education
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Psychology, Theology and religious vocations, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study (3)


  • Education--General
  • English Education
  • Mathematics Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


59,030

Nearest Metropolitan Area


126 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Sacramento

Weather


Temperature
37.7 average low in January, 87.8 average high in September
Rain
58 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
25 miles from campus in Sacramento
Nearest Bus Station
6 miles from campus in Roseville
Nearest Train Station
25 miles from campus in Sacramento

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


46% 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


45%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Warrior
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, softball, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


William Jessup University offers choral groups, drama theatre

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


906

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,097
Women
638
Men
459

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 4.3% Asian
  • 4.8% Black/African-American
  • 18.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 65.9% White
  • 2.7% Unknown

International Students


0.3% from 3 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


64

Student Resources

Study resources