Overview

Applicants
8,096
Acceptance Rate
42%
Average HS GPA
3.47

GPA Breakdown

29%
Over 3.75
19%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
1.00 - 1.99

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
470 - 560
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
480 - 570
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
20 - 26

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
13:1
Total Faculty
318
with Terminal Degree
192

166
Men
152
Women
42
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

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

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

  • Accounting.
  • Business/Commerce, General.
  • Business/Managerial Economics.
  • Finance, General.
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce.
  • Management Science.
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.

  • COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects.
  • Graphic Communications, Other.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.


  • EDUCATION.

  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
  • Education, General.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Secondary Education and Teaching.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Engineering, General.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

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

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN).

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES.

  • Pre-Law Studies.

  • 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.

  • Accounting and Computer Science.
  • Behavioral Sciences.
  • Biological and Physical Sciences.
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
  • Natural Sciences.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Economics, General.
  • Geography.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Sociology.

  • TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIALS MOVING.

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

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Ballet.
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
  • Commercial and Advertising Art.
  • Commercial Photography.
  • Dance, General.
  • Dance, Other.
  • Design and Visual Communications, General.
  • Digital Arts.
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General.
  • Graphic Design.
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies.
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory.
  • Music Management and Merchandising.
  • Music Performance, General.
  • Music Theory and Composition.
  • Music, Other.
  • Painting.
  • Photography.
  • Printmaking.
  • Sculpture.
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Master's
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Mr. David Walker
Comptroller General of the United States

Mr. Michael Cascone
CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida

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 All-Star

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Feb 15

Required Forms

FAFSA
School
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$15,971

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$15,397

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,540

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$7,103

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

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
 

ACG/SMART
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Other
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

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

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

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

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
3,194
Foreign Countries Represented
50

Demographics

59% female
41% male
29% are out of state
69% are full time
31% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
34%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
72%

Campus Environment
Large Urban

Housing Options

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

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
60
Number of Honor Societies
16

Number of Social Sororities
6
Number of Religious Organizations

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

Men's Sports (Dolphins)
8 Sports

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

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

Student Services


Army ROTC Offered 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

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
HP

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Lei Gutierrez
Asst to Offices of Admission & Enrollmen

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

Phone
904-256-7000

Email
lgutier@ju.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Alexander Brest Fine Arts Museum
Davis College of Business/ Jazzman's Cafe (New)
JU Baseball Complex
Lazzara Health Sciences Center (New)
Residential Apartment Village (New)

Most Popular Places Off Campus
NFL Football (Jacksonville Jaguars/Alltel Stadium)
The Players Championship Tournament (Golf)
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra ; Cummer Gallery
Jacksonville Landing
Jacksonville Beach; Ponte Vedra Beach

Campus Tours

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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