William Jessup University

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world rank  4405

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Established in 1939, William Jessup University is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Rocklin (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. This institution also has a branch campus in San Jose. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, William Jessup University (WJU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Nondenominational religion. William Jessup University (WJU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 81 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. WJU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym WJU
Founded 1939
Motto Christ-centered higher education
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 2121 University Avenue
Rocklin
95765-3707 California
United States
Tel +1 (916) 577 2200
Fax +1 (916) 577 2203
Other locations San Jose

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are considered but not required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is considered but not required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 2121 University Ave
Rocklin 95675
(916) 577 2222
800 355 7522

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Nondenominational Christian-Nondenominational

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Theological seminaries and other specialized faith-related institutions
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to William Jessup University's Library
William Jessup University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 59,757 physical volumes, 2,159 physical media, 98,066 digital/electronic medium and 93 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
William Jessup University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 624 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
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

2002


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Commission on Accreditation


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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