Overview

Applicants
5,139
Acceptance Rate
92%
Average HS GPA
3.53

GPA Breakdown

16%
Over 3.75
21%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
470 - 590
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
440 - 570
ACT Composite Scores
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
18 - 25

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
11:1
Total Faculty
408
with Terminal Degree
250

224
Women
184
Men
78
Minority
7
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
40%
Graduate in 5 years
51%
Graduate in 6 years
53%

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
  • Business Statistics.
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
  • Finance, General.
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce.
  • Management Information Systems, General.
  • Management Science.
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Mass Communication/Media Studies.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General.
  • Computer Programming, Specific Applications.
  • Information Science/Studies.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Education, General.
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Secondary Education and Teaching.
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • French Language and Literature.
  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
  • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
  • Orthodontics/Orthodontology.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General.
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
  • Sustainability Studies.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Public Policy Analysis, General.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Economics, General.
  • Geography.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Social Sciences, General.

  • TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIALS MOVING.

  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew.
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Art/Art Studies, General.
  • Dance, General.
  • Design and Visual Communications, General.
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies.
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General.
  • Intermedia/Multimedia.
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies.
  • Keyboard Instruments.
  • Music Performance, General.
  • Music Theory and Composition.
  • Music, General.
  • Voice and Opera.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral Other
Doctoral/Professional
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Mr. David Walker
Comptroller General of the United States

Mr. Daniel Murphy
Major League Baseball Player

Ms. Leanza Cornett
former Miss America; Lifetime TV Show Hostess

Mr. Tommy Hazouri
former State of Florida Representative and Mayor

Mr. Jay Thomas
Emmy Award winning actor and Los Angeles DJ

Mr. Artis Gilmore
NBA Player; NBA Hall of Fame

Mr. Dee Brown
NBA Player; NBA All-Star

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
40%
Graduate in 5 years
51%
Graduate in 6 years
53%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Dec 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$25,024

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$21,262

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,095

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
60%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$44,279

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$32,273

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$39,900
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$700

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships
Need-Based United Negro College Fund

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Nursing Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,928
Foreign Countries Represented
45

Demographics

2.40%
Asian
20.19%
African-American
12.27%
Hispanic
50.26%
Caucasian
3.20%
Unknown
7.30%
International

59% female
41% male
33% are out of state
82% are full time
18% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
47%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
78%

Campus Environment
Large Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Frat Sorority
International Student
Theme Housing
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


Director
Olga Florez

College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
91
Number of Honor Societies
7

Number of Social Sororities
5
Number of Religious Organizations
9

10% join a fraternity
11% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

20% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Dolphins)
8 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Crew Rowing
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Women's Sports (Dolphins)
11 Sports

Basketball
Crew Rowing
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Sand Volleyball
Soccer
Softball
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Army ROTC Offered on-campus, at cooperating institutions: University of North Florida
Navy ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Donna Cowley
Assistant Director of Admissions

Address
Office of Admissions
2800 University Boulevard North
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Phone
904-256-7000

Email
dcowley@ju.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Davis Student Commons
Kinne University Center
Health Sciences Complex
River Walk

Most Popular Places Off Campus
TIAA Bank Field (Jacksonville Jaguars)
TPC Sawgrass (Golf)
Jacksonville Zoo
Five Points (Shopping/Dining)
Jacksonville Beach; Ponte Vedra Beach

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday - Saturday
M-F 8:30 am - 5 pm; Saturday 9 am - Noon
904-256-7000

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 11 am and 2 pm Mon-Fri (Sat. Events vary)
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Select Saturdays

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
typically available for admitted students

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Taxi, Bus Service; Amtrak Station and Jacksonville International Airport 30 minutes from campus

Driving Instructions to Campus
Directions to the JU Campus By air: The City of Jacksonville is served by Jacksonville International Airport, just 25 minutes from the JU campus. Traveling South on I-95 or from the Airport: Take 9A South across the St. Johns River to Merrill Road. Exit on Merrill Road access road and turn right (west) on Merrill Road. Turn right oat the light onto Hartsfield Rd. Turn left onto Fort Caroline Road. Travel one mile and turn left onto University Blvd. JU's main campus entrance will be on your right. Traveling East on I-10: Merge with I-95 North. Exit onto Union Street heading east. Cross St. Johns River on the Mathews Bridge. Road becomes Arlington Expressway. The first exit after crossing the bridge is for University Boulevard. Drive under the University Boulevard overpass and immediately bear right to exit onto University Boulevard North. At intersection of University Boulevard and Merrill Road, turn left into JU entrance road. Traveling North on I-95: Take Southside Boulevard (State Rd. 115 Exit 99) exit, heading north. Cross Beach Boulevard and Atlantic Boulevard. Southside Boulevard becomes Southside Connector. Turn left onto Merrill Road just before the 9A interchange. Turn right at the light onto Hartsfield Road. Turn left at the light onto Fort Caroline Road. Travel one mile and turn left onto University Blvd. JU's main campus entrance will be on the right.

Local Accommodations
Comfort Inn-Beach 1515 North 1st Street Jacksonville Beach, FL (904) 241-2311 Sea Turtle Inn One Ocean Blvd. Atlantic Beach (904)249-7402 Radisson Riverwalk 1515 Prudential Dr. (904)396-5100 Jacksonville Marriott 4670 Salisbury Rd (904)296-2222 Adams Mark Hotel(Downtown) 225 E. Coastline Dr. (904)633-9095 (A discounted rate has been granted to JU Visitors in the past) Omni Jacksonville 245 W. Water St. (904)355-6664 Ponte Vedra Inn and Club Ponte Vedra Blvd Pved (904)285-1111 Hampton Inn South 4690 Salisbury Rd. (904)281-0443 (mention that in the past, JU Visitors have received a discount at this Hampton Inn)


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