Jacksonville University

the Gooding Building on the Jacksonville University campus

Address 2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211
Metropolitan Area Jacksonville
Yearly Tuition In/Out-of-State $29,900
School Type Private
Year Founded 1934
U.S. News Ranking Best Regional Universities, #62
School Website ju.edu

Jacksonville University is a medium-sized private university located about five miles from downtown Jacksonville. For an institution of its size, Jacksonville University offers a surprisingly wide range of programs.

2013 Admissions Data

Submitting your application by early January will give you the best chance of being admitted to Jacksonville University.

Application Deadline Rolling
Acceptance Rate 45%
Average High School GPA 3.47
Average SAT Scores Reading: 470-560
Math: 480-570
Average ACT Scores 20-26
Application Fee $30
Financial Aid Deadline Rolling Basis


Number of Majors Offered Over 70
Most Popular Majors Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Student to Faculty Ratio 13:1
Four Year Graduation Rate 23%

Jacksonville University has a very solid reputation due to the quality of its academic programs. It is ranked at #42 among all universities in the South and is nursing program is ranked #295 overall by U.S. News & World Report.

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Student Body

Undergraduates 3,173
Postgraduates 402
Male to Female Ratio 41:59
Percent Out-of-State 36%
Student Heritage

Student Life

A large proportion, about 83%, of first year freshman choose to live on campus.

Greek life at Jacksonville University is very active as well, with what seems like half of all students participating.

The Dolphins, Jacksonville University’s athletic teams, participate in NCAA Division I in the Atlantic Sun Conference intercollegiate competition.

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