Jacksonville University, founded in 1934 is a private not-for-profit institution. The university offers 4 year-courses to doctoral courses. For more than 10 consecutive years, US News & World Report has named the institute as one of America's best colleges in the south.
Jacksonville University offers programs in the field of Arts & Science, Business, Fine Arts, Healthcare Science, and Public Policy. In fall 2019, they enrolled around 4,164 students. Among them, 2,928 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,236 for graduate programs. There were around 259 international students from 52 countries.
Ranked 28th among the best regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report 2020 Ranking.
Ranked 16th among the best regional universities in the south for veterans by U.S. News & World Report 2020 Ranking.
Ranked 38th for best value regional universities in the south by U.S. News & World Report 2020 Ranking.
Ranked 66th for the best online graduate nursing program in the country by U.S. News & World Report 2020 Ranking.
Ranked 35th for best college in the U.S. for adult learners by Washington Monthly.
Ranked 50th for the best military-friendly colleges by Military Times 2017 ranking.
|Year of Establishment||1934|
|Type of University||Private|
|Campus Setting||Urban Waterfront|
|Degrees Offered||Bachelors and Masters|
The campus of Jacksonville University is spread across 200 acres and is located in the riverfront land. The student services provide several amenities to students within the campus like nonremedial tutoring, placement services, health service, and health insurance.
The university offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways, and controlled residence hall access through key, and security cards.
There is a co-ed, four-story new residence hall with double to triple occupancy rooms for first-year students for students to live on-campus. The first-year buildings are North Campus Hall (274 student occupancy), Williams Hall, and Botts Hall (230-300 student occupancy)
After the first year, the students can choose to live in Oak Hall, which is a suite-style residence hall or in the Village apartments, which offers apartment-style living. They both offer an occupancy of 350 - 500.
These residential buildings offer room amenities like bunk beds, desks & chairs, closet space, air conditioning, cable television, wireless internet, and local telephone service. The residential buildings offer features like dining facility, community kitchen, lounges, meeting rooms, laundry machines, drink & snack vending machines, and parking garage. These residence halls are open during the winter holiday break.
The institute offers more than 100 majors, minors, and programs that include degrees in Biology, Business, Engineering, Marine Science, English, Mathematics and in more specialized fields like Aviation, Speech Pathology, Film & Animation, and Sports Management.
There are 6 colleges under the university: College of Arts & Sciences, Davis College of Business, Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts, Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, Interdisciplinary, and Public Policy Institute that offers undergraduate and graduate courses.
The university also offers adult degree programs for BBA and BS in Social Sciences. The online program is available for Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Business Analytics, and Master of Science in Organizational Leadership.
International students who want to seek admissions at Jacksonville University can follow the below-mentioned application details:
How to Apply:International students can apply via the Online Application.
Application fees: Students can submit a non-refundable fee of 30 USD along with the application.
The typical expenses of a resident student for the academic year 2020-21 would reach up to 15,310 USD. This amount will include the cost of both fall and spring semesters. Some of the expenses are mentioned below:
|Full tuition fees||39,900 USD per year|
|Board||1,790 USD - 5,310 USD|
|Books and supplies||700 USD|
Financial aid is not available for international students. International students are offered merit-based scholarships to afford the study in the USA. The scholarships are offered based on GPA. This will be applied automatically while the student applies for a full-time program.
International students can work on campus for up to 20 hours each week if they require additional financial assistance.
There are more than 30,000 alumni and the JU alumni team tries their best to keep the connection between the alumni and the university. The alumni are provided with certain benefits like Discounted Jacksonville University specialty license plate for graduates living in Florida, discount on over 5,000 leading merchants through the PERKS program, Career resource center, the alumni can connect and socialize through the JU-Connect Network Platform and can also post jobs, events and can take the best out of it.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$36,670 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Jacksonville University Enrollment||5324|
|Average Graduation Rate||41.9%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$36,670 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$24,544 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,323 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$13,950 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$2,617 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$16,560 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$3,521 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$4,902 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$4,611 / Year|
|Southern Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Dentistry Programs||American Dental Association|
|Music Programs||National Association of Schools of Music|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Programs||American Speech-Language-Hearing Association|
|Programs||National Association of Schools of Dance|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary