John F. Kennedy University

country rank  1078
world rank  3329

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University Overview

Established in 1964, John F. Kennedy University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Pleasant Hill (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Campbell, Berkeley. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, John F. Kennedy University (JFKU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. John F. Kennedy University (JFKU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 54 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym JFKU
Founded 1964
Motto Transforming Lives. Changing the World.

University Location

Address 100 Ellinwood Way
Pleasant Hill (population range: 10,000-49,999)
94523-4817 California
United States
T +1 (844) 890 6912
F +1 (925) 969 3331
Other locations Campbell, Berkeley

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 100 Ellinwood Way
Pleasant Hill 94523-4817
+1 (925) 9693339

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to John F. Kennedy University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

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