Jacksonville University

country rank  689
world rank  1910

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University Overview

Established in 1934, Jacksonville University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Jacksonville (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Florida. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Jacksonville University (JU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Jacksonville University (JU) 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 86 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 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. JU 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 JU
Founded 1934
Motto Fiat Lux
Let There Be Light
Colours Forest green and white

University Location

Address 2800 University Boulevard N
Jacksonville
32211-3394 Florida
United States
Tel +1 (904) 256 8000
Fax +1 (904) 256 7012

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)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 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 neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is 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 90-100%
Admission Office 2800 University Boulevard N.
Jacksonville 32211-3394
(904) 256 7000
800 225 2027

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Jacksonville University's Library
Jacksonville University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 187,294 physical volumes, 6,835 physical media, 2,366 digital/electronic medium and 133 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Jacksonville University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,345 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

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1950


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD), Commission on Accreditation
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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