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Jacksonville University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

3,688 Students

87% Admitted

  • 4,222 full time
  • 1,257 part time
  • 1,179 men full time
  • 1,252 women full time
  • 8,096 applied
  • 3,369 admitted
  • 529 enrolled

2,877 Undergraduates

$39,990 Tuition/Year

  • 467 Graduates
  • 63 Non-Degree
  • $39,990 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $14,800 room & board
  • $700 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Lauren from Columbia, SC
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  • The campus is outstanding with our president constantly trying to improve things. There aren't many food options on campus, however, with the complaints coming from students, student government is…

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  • Nicole from Fleming Island, FL
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  • Jacksonville University has a beautiful campus, filled with lush landscaping and beautiful trees. Despite the ideas of many people, it is a very difficult school in which some students fail…

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  • Angelica from Lakeland, FL
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  • JU is my home away from home. The faculty go above and beyond their duties in order to help their students. I couldn't imagine going to school anywhere else.…

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  • Chunia from Indianapolis, IN
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  • Jacksonville University is the home to a diverse student body, but the schools variety does not stop there. Jacksonville has various social, cultural, greek, religious, performance arts, and other service…

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  • Fin094
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  • Jacksonville University is a close knit university that can be difficult academically. However, JU is in the process of becoming a better school in layout and structure after recently acquiring…

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Mission Statement

Our mission at Jacksonville University is to prepare each student for life-long success in learning, achieving, leading, and serving.

We accomplish this mission in a small, comprehensive, independent university community located within a vibrant metropolitan setting. The University serves an ethnically and geographically diverse, predominantly undergraduate student body, as well as adult learners in selected undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Jacksonville University learning community provides personalized service, close student-faculty interaction and an extensive array of educational and co-curricular programs. Our learning experience emphasizes engaged learning, the integration of thinking with doing, and the combination of professional preparation with a strong liberal arts foundation.

Jacksonville University
  • Located in Jacksonville, FL
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 3,688 students enrolled
  • 87% admitted
  • $39,990 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Samara from Citrus Springs, FL
  • I am a current student here

    Everyone here seems to be pretty nice. Campus activities and the different clubs, sororities, and fraternities here always have some event planned. The campus is pretty nice and I just overall really like it here.

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  • 5
  • Sabrina from Jacksonville , FL
  • I am a current student here

    I love my professors they're entertaining and they care about students. Being in honors and nursing gave me an in with a lot of different people so I have made a whole bunch of new friends. The campus is gorgeous it does not even look like Jacksonville here and it's small enough to walk across in ten minutes but big enough that you have plenty of places to go and hang out without even having to leave campus.

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  • 4
  • Shanese from Orange Park, FL
  • I am a current student here

    JU is a smaller campus and with it being a smaller campus it is easy to get to know peers as well as staff. There are many international students, clubs, and organizations I believe that JU is a well rounded university. And I have made life long friends

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  • 5
  • Meaghan from Jacksonville, FL
  • I am a current student here

    JU is a great campus for an atmosphere of studying. There are plenty of benches in the gardens and even a spot down at the river that students can peacefully study at. The campus also has plenty of things to do if you are a student with free time. There is a campus theatre, gym for working out, gymnasium for playing sports, basketball courts, swimming pool, baseball/softball field, volleyball nets, an art museum, music lounge, and a football field. There are clubs and groups that students can join for extra fun as well. For example, the Rowing Team and the Inner Varsity Bible Study group. Not only this, but JU also of course has concerts, game days, musicals and plays that JU students can attend for free. It's a wonderful active campus that students will never get bored at.

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  • Erica
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I can't say that I like the atmosphere of the campus as compared to some of the other colleges I've been to. JU feels dead compared to other schools I've visted.

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