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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Distance to nearest train Jacksonville, Florida (15)
  • Distance to nearest bus Jacksonville, Florida (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Jacksonville, Florida (15)
Student Housing
  • 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
  • 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%
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities Collection of rare books, The Delius Collection, The Fine Arts and Audiovisual Library, Library of the Jacksonville Historical Society, and JU Archives.
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 328,566
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number of e-books 52,528
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 325,781
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 32,959
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 324
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • 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
  • 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
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis