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Jacksonville University

Jacksonville, FL
#73

Regional Universities South


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Founded in 1934, Jacksonville University (JU) is a private institution residing on 198 suburban acres in Jacksonville, Florida. The school offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, as well as graduate programs in business, education, orthodontics and nursing. JU has a 4-year graduation guarantee; if students adhere to a 4-year graduation agreement but do not finish their degree on time, the university will pay their tuition until they graduate.

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Quick Facts


2800 University Boulevard N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

2014-2015 Tuition

$31,370 Tuition and Fees

Students

3425 undergraduate students
38% male / 62% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
47.4% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1934

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Education, General, Educational/Instructional Technology, Special Education and Teaching, General, Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, Elementary Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Reading Teacher Education, Computer Teacher Education, Drama and Dance Teacher Education, Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Engineering Physics/Applied Physics, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Sustainability Studies, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Public Administration, Public Policy Analysis, General, Social Sciences, General, Social Sciences, General, Economics, General, Geography, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew, Aviation/Airway Management and Operations, Visual and Performing Arts, General, Dance, General, Design and Visual Communications, General, Commercial and Advertising Art, Fashion/Apparel Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Intermedia/Multimedia, Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other, Music, General, Music Performance, General, Music Theory and Composition, Music, Other, Music Management, Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Orthodontics/Orthodontology, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Pre-Dentistry Studies, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, Pre-Pharmacy Studies, Pre-Veterinary Studies, Pre-Nursing Studies, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Nursing Administration, Family Practice Nurse/Nursing, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Management Science, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Mass Communication/Media Studies

Minors Offered

Second Language Learning, Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry, Directing and Theatrical Production, Photography, Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramic Arts and Ceramics, Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other, Journalism, Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Advertising, Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 3,425
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,195
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 1,165
Percent of male undergraduates: 38%
Percent of female undergraduates: 62%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, personal, psychological
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: football
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 1 0
Aggravated assault 0 1 0
Burglary 4 5 2
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 4 5 2
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 N/A
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 N/A
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 N/A
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 N/A
Robbery 0 0 N/A
Aggravated assault 0 0 N/A
Burglary 0 0 N/A
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 N/A
Arson 0 0 N/A
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 2 0 2
Liquor law violations 0 2 2
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 1 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 N/A
Drug law violations 0 0 N/A
Liquor law violations 0 0 N/A

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.