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JUDSON COLLEGE, MARION, ALABAMA

Marion, AlabamaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1838Established Year
  374Enrollment

Judson College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Located in Marion, Alabama, Judson College was established in 1838 for educating women in liberal arts and science programs and professional studies. It is a private Christian college of the US Education System that provides 4-year programs to its applicants from across the globe.

It is the only women’s college in Alabama providing most affordable education to women across the nation. The college has been an active participant in annual service opportunities and is devoted to preparing women for a life of service since 181 years and counting. The institute has a close knit community where over 90% of the classes have not more than 17 students each.

Admissions at Judson College are offered on a rolling basis throughout the year. The institute does not charge any application fee from its applicants and is completely free of cost. With an acceptance rate of around 51%, the college is a moderately competitive institute for aspirants seeking to study in the USA.

Rankings

U.S. News and World Report 2020

  • #164-#215 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
  • #72 in Top Performers on Social Mobility

Highlights

College TypePrivate
Campus SettingRural
UG Application PortalOfficial Website
Annual EndowmentUSD 2 million
Student Retention Rate65%
Work-Study ProgramYes
Mode of ProgramsFull time; Part-time; Online
Campus Housing Capacity248
Annual Cost of AttendanceUSD 31,540
Admission Helpdesk(800) 447-9472;
admissions@judson.edu

Programs, Campus and Accommodation

Campus

  • The college has a small campus where students and faculty are closely knit.
  • Students can engage in any of the 30 clubs and organizations.
  • Alumnae Auditorium and Judson Wellness Center are campus facilities accessible by all students, faculty and staff members.
  • The college organizes field hockey in the first weekend of November where classes compete against each other.
  • There are 6 intercollegiate athletic teams that compete in various competitions across Southeast.

Housing facilities/Residence

  • Housing options at Judson College comprise of 3 residence halls namely, Anne Kirtley Residence Hall, Julia Barron Residence Hall and WMU Residence Hall.
  • Each residence hall has access to wireless internet, heating and air conditioning facility and elevators, free cable in lobbies, washing and drying facility in each dorm.
  • Dorms are suite styled to accommodate 2 students connecting the neighboring room through shared bathrooms.
  • To ensure safety and security, access to residence halls is regulated by a computerized card system, each hall has an assigned Residence Hall Director and each floor has a Resident Assistant.

Courses

  • The institute offers a plethora of courses for international students including 20 majors, 22 minors, 10 pre-professional and Associate Degree in Nursing.
  • There are 5 divisions across which programs are provided namely, Humanities and Fine Arts, Professional Studies, Sciences, Social Sciences and Pre-Professional Programs which are available for the students.
  • Being a Christian College, students attend weekly chapel services as a part of spiritual activity.
  • Popular courses available at the institute include Business Administration, Web designing, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Mathematics, among others.

Judson College Application Process

How to apply?

Application Portal: Online application or printable application

Application Fee: Not required

Application Deadline: Rolling admission policy

Basic Admission Requirements

  • Minimum high school GPA – 2.0 on 4.0
  • Standardized test scores of SAT/ ACT are required for applying to Judson College. Minimum ACT composite score – 18; Minimum SAT score - 960
  • English proficiency test scores – International students must demonstrate English proficiency by submitting TOEFL scores. Minimum scores required are given in the table below:
ExamMinimum Requirements
TOEFL – Paper based500
TOEFL – Internet based61

Supporting Documents to be submitted with the admission application for evaluation include: official high school transcripts, ACT/ SAT scores, TOEFL scores for international applicants, Declaration of Finances, completed FAFSA and medical physical form, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, among others.

Judson College Cost of Attendance

For all the prospective candidates of the institute, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US has been tabulated below.

Budget ItemCost
Tuition8620 USD
Room3070 USD
Board2385 USD
Technology Fee245 USD
Academic Support Fee160 USD
Campus Life Fee245 USD

Scholarships/Financial Aid

  • Judson College has kept the cost of attendance lower than the national average with support from Alabama Baptist State Convention, alumni and businesses.
  • The institute provides awards and scholarships for international students to study in the USA
  • 95% of the students at the institute receive financial aid based on merit and need.
  • The financial aid awarded to students covers almost 85% of the total costs.
  • Students do not have to fill separate applications for financial aid. Their admission application will be considered for awarding financial aid.
  • Most of the students eligible for admission to the College receive the Judson Academic Scholarship that awards up to 18000 USD per year.
  • The amount awarded through Judson Academic Scholarship is determined by various factors that have been described in the table below:
GPAACT: 17 SAT: 880-950;
CLT: 55-60
ACT: 18-21 SAT: 960-1090;
CLT: 61-71
ACT: 22-26 SAT: 1100-1250
CLT – 72-83
ACT: 27+ SAT: 1260+
CLT: 84+
2.0-2.49-12000 USD13000 USD14000 USD
2.50-3.49-14000 USD15000 USD16000 USD
3.50 and above8000 USD16000 USD17000 USD18000 USD

Alumni Network

Graduates from Judson College with successful career outcomes include female justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Kaplan Higher Education senior internal auditor, head of the Wright Laboratory (weapons research and testing facility of the U.S. Air Force), founder of violence shelter for women in Alabama and many others.

Placements

Previous batches had 97% of Judson graduates either placed or enrolled for graduate education. The Office of Career and Calling Initiatives of the Judson College is dedicated to help students search jobs, providing career development resources and organizing seminars.

Students are given opportunities to participate in service learning, mission trips, internships and part time employment.

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Judson College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population467
FAFSA Code001023
Application Cost$44
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$17,550 / 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

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
ACTCheck Detailed Score221825 98%
English221826-
Mathematics201623-

Judson College Acceptance Rate

50.7%

Acceptance Rate

497

Total Applicants

467

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

1.7%

Male

98.3%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program50.7%
Total Applicants922
Total Enrolled467

Judson College Enrollment

Enrollment
Judson College Enrollment467
Undergraduate Enrollment467
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate30.9%

Attendance Cost

$17,550

Attendance Cost

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Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$17,550 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,250 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$10,276 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,936 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$8,890 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$4,172 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$4,250 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$4,172 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music

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Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
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