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UNIVERSITY OF JAMESTOWN, JAMESTOWN, NORTH DAKOTA

Jamestown, North DakotaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1883Established Year
  1135Enrollment

University of Jamestown: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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The University of Jamestown is a relatively small liberal arts institution with a student population of around 1,100 students. This well-renowned institute of the US Education System was first established as Jamestown College in 1883 and achieved the distinction of a university in 2013.

The institute has more than 97% full-time students enrolled and provides diverse undergraduate and graduate courses in more than 40 areas of study to its applicants. It also offers various online and study-abroad programs to choose from.

Admissions at University of Jamestown are offered on a rolling basis round the year. Applicants are, however, encouraged to send in their entries at least 2 months prior to the start of the term. The institute ensures no compromise on quality education for all and thus charges no application fee from any of its aspirants. It is one of the moderately selective institutes for studying in the USA with an acceptance rate of around 65%.

Rankings

The university ranks at following positions by rankings of different surveys:

  • #140 in Best Colleges for Kinesiology and Physical Therapy in America-2020 by niche.com
  • #257 in Best College Dorms in America-2020 by niche.com
  • #280 Best Colleges for Nursing in America-2020 by niche.com

Highlights

University TypePrivate
Campus SettingRural
UG Application PortalOfficial website
Annual Endowment35.8 million USD
Student Retention Rate74%
Work-Study ProgramYes
Mode of ProgramsFull time; Part time; Online
Campus Housing Capacity700-800
English language proficiency scoreTOEFL or equivalent
Financial AidAvailable as grants, awards and scholarships
Admission Helpdesk800-336-2554;
admission@uj.edu

Programs, Campus and Accommodation

Campus

  • Located in a rural setting, the University of Jamestown campus offers a number of facilities to its students including on-campus dining options at the Knight Hall, Java Hut etc.
  • Mental, physical and spiritual health nurturing at the Foss Wellness Centre, Pastoral Care, Spiritual Guidance and Life Coaching etc. are also provided at the institute.
  • The university also offers on-campus accommodation and a technology help desk.
  • The university encourages students to participate in the various student organizations catering to academic, athletic and service-based interests. There is also a student senate to represent the interests of the students and allow them to largely self-govern.
  • Some of the events regularly hosted at the university include chapel services, bible studies, sports and athletic events, theatre etc.
  • Around 73% of the students attending the organization are White, while the other 27% are Asians, African-Americans, Hispanics or students with unknown ethnicities.
  • Jamestown, North Dakota is a small town with a population of a little over 15,000. Outside the campus, students can indulge in recreational water-sports and fishing.

Housing Facilities/Residence

  • The University of Jamestown offers on-campus accommodation to its students in 9 residence halls and apartment complexes. Single, as well as shared rooms, are available.
  • The campus provides housing to nearly 80% of the students across its different residence halls.
  • The rooms are furnished with twin beds, dressers, desks, and optional lofts. Carpets, mini blinds, air conditioning and internet services are also provided in each room.
  • Each residence hall has a number of fully furnished student lounges with fireplaces, grand pianos, TVs etc. Shared kitchen and free laundry services are also available.
  • The Disability Services Office located in Raugust Library, Room 120, provides assistance to students with disabilities in seeking accommodation and other reasonable services.

Courses

  • The university offers a plethora of courses for international students like BA, BS, MA, MS and M.Ed degrees in over 40 areas of study including engineering and technology-related fields, liberal arts, foreign languages etc.
  • Some of the popular majors studied at the institute include Nursing, Business Administration and Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
  • The university also offers study abroad opportunities via which students may visit countries like India, Europe, Costa Rica, etc. It provides study abroad opportunities in 50 countries around the world.
  • It offers an MS degree in Clinical Counselling which is offered in person as well as on an online platform.

University of Jamestown Application Process

How to apply?

Application Portal: Apply online at the University Website

Application Fee: None

Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions (applications must be submitted 2 months prior to the start of a term)

Basic Admission Requirements

  • Official academic transcripts
  • SAT/ACT Scores with average SAT Scores: 1020-1130 or average ACT Scores: 19-24.
  • Average GPA: 2.5 and above
  • English language proficiency scores like TOEFL-iBT Score: 70; IELTS: 6.0 or equivalent
  • Valid passport
  • Statement of purpose
  • Essay
  • Health insurance plan
  • Bank statement

University of Jamestown Cost of Attendance

Aspirants of the institute are always encouraged to plan their finances way ahead of time when applying to a university in a foreign land. To help you with the same, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US is as follows:

Type of ExpenseCost (USD)
Tuition Fees22,718
Additional Fees780
Room & Board8,000
Miscellaneous1,500
Books and Supplies1,300
Meals5,000
Transportation2,000

Scholarships/Financial Aid

  • The University of Jamestown provides scholarships for international students to study in the USA through academics, athletics, performance arts, geographic region etc.
  • Nearly all students at the institute receive financial aid in some form.
  • The university spent 7.7 million USD on institutional scholarships in the academic year 2017-2018. The total amount received by all students at the organization in any of the various forms of financial assistance amounts to a whopping 10.5 million USD.
  • The university offers 8,000 USD as institutional aid to all full-time undergraduate students living on campus.
  • Academic Scholarships range from 6,000-10,000 USD while Performance Arts Scholarships range from 1,000- 3,000 USD per year.

Alumni Network

  • The Alumni Association at the institute provides leadership in the fields of Alumni Relations, Development, Enrolment etc.
  • The Alumni Association also maintains a hall of fame to recognize achievements of alumni members. These include Dick Armey (US Representative), Ron Erhardt (American football coach), Kurt Schork (reporter).

Placements

The Career Centre at the University offers various resources such as internship and job preparation, job shadowing, online career resources such as Glassdoor, Vault.com, LinkedIn Salary etc. Every year the institute hosts a career fair in October.

About 95% of students graduating from the institute have some form of employment, two years after graduating. The salary earned by Jamestown graduates is 43,800 USD per year, 6 years after graduating from college.

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University of Jamestown Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population1300
FAFSA Code002990
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$21,648 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-70- -
IELTS-5.5- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score9959401050 10%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490460520-
Mathematics505480530-
ACTCheck Detailed Score221924 82%
English221924-
Mathematics221925-

University of Jamestown Acceptance Rate

65.3%

Acceptance Rate

1154

Total Applicants

1300

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

47.8%

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52.2%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program65.2%
Total Applicants1646
Total Enrolled1074
Graduate
Graduate Programs65.1%
Total Applicants347
Total Enrolled226

University of Jamestown Enrollment

Enrollment
University of Jamestown Enrollment1300
Undergraduate Enrollment1074
Graduate Enrollment226
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate39.1%

Attendance Cost

$21,648

Attendance Cost

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

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$21,648 / Year
Post Graduate Program$19,650 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,300 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$7,350 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$3,200 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$7,350 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,200 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,200 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,200 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Nursing ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
Physiotherapy ProgramsAmerican Physical Therapy Association

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
1562153428-
+1-800-336-2554
TELEPHONE
6000 College Lane, ND 5840
ADDRESS

NEARBY THIS CAMPUS


Shopping Mall

Maple Mall1.16 Km
Buffalo Mall3.9 Km

Super Market

Hugo's Family Marketplace1.31 Km
Cash Wise Foods2.04 Km

Book Store

AAUW Used Bookstore1.54 Km

Airport

Jamestown VOR-DME JMS 114.52.56 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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