Office of Admissions, 2800 University Boulevard North Jacksonville, FL 32211 904-256-7000
About Jacksonville University
  • Year of Foundation 1934
  • Size of Campus 198 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,610
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 36%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 3,084
JU combines the advantages of a liberal arts college with the strengths of an urban compreh?ensive university. Its academic programs and resources prepare students for success in their chosen careers and for advanced study at the graduate level. Connections with area businesses and civic organizations provide meaningful internships and educational opportunities outside of the classroom.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 3
  • Percent students who are frat members 18%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Green Key Honorary Leadership Society, Who's Who Among Students in America's Universities and Colleges.
  • Number of frats 7
  • Other general policies honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of sororities 6
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus College of Fine Arts Theatre, JU Dance Theatre, Homecoming Weekend (Football), JU Baseball, various Career Services events, and featured Lecture Series.
  • Setting Suburban
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Interfaith Council, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Campus Crusade for Christ, Newman Club, Hillel, and Victory Campus Ministries.
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Association, United Multicultural Association
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 15%
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Jacksonville, Florida (15)
  • Distance to nearest train Jacksonville, Florida (15)
  • Distance to nearest bus Jacksonville, Florida (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 59%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (10%), women's dorms (12%), men's dorms (28%), sorority housing (9%), fraternity housing (11%), apartment for single students (30%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 65%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 62%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 35%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 13
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 32,959
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Campus Safety 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)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Museums The Alexander Brest Museum and Gallery, Terry Concert Hall, Swisher Auditorium, The Alexander Brest Dance Studio
  • Number Of Subscriptions 324
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Collection of rare books, The Delius Collection, The Fine Arts and Audiovisual Library, Library of the Jacksonville Historical Society, and JU Archives.
  • Number Of Microforms 328,566
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number of e-books 52,528
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 325,781
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 68%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis