John F. Kennedy University

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world rank  3513

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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 large town of Pleasant Hill (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. This institution also has a branch campus in San Jose. Officially accredited 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 US higher education institution. John F. Kennedy University (JFKU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 56 years old US 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. JFKU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym JFKU
Founded 1964
Motto Transforming Lives. Changing the World.
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 100 Ellinwood Way
Pleasant Hill
94523-4817 California
United States
Tel +1 (800) 696 5358
Fax +1 (925) 969 3136
Other locations San Jose

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Asian American, Native American or Pacific Islander-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 100 Ellinwood Way
Pleasant Hill 94523-4817
(925) 969-3535
(844) 890 6912

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to John F. Kennedy University's Library
John F. Kennedy University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 40,122 physical volumes, 1,272 physical media, 2,141 digital/electronic medium and 83 licensed digital/electronic databases. John F. Kennedy University's library has 3 branches.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1977


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Psychological Association
  • California Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National University System (NUS)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021