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Jacksonville University

Jacksonville, FL 4-Year Private

About Jacksonville University

Jacksonville University is a private, nonprofit school located in the suburban setting of Jacksonville, FL, less than an hour from Jacksonville, Saint Augustine.

Founded in 1934, the institution currently enrolls around 4,053 students a year, including 2,771 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Jacksonville University's endowment was valued at $48,372,814 in 2021. For each full-time student, Jacksonville University spends about $26,602.

2021 Admissions Facts About Jacksonville University

Acceptance rate: 78%

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Jacksonville University Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Jacksonville University. Jacksonville University accepts around 78 percent of applicants each year.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Jacksonville University a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 393 students who started at Jacksonville University as first-time freshman, 161 graduate within four years.

Jacksonville University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 51 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 44 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $54,946 a year. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $45,929 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Jacksonville University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Jacksonville University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

2800 University Boulevard North Jacksonville, FL 32211

Campus Setting: Suburban

Jacksonville University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Jacksonville University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Jacksonville University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Jacksonville University ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above


18 to 25


18 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Jacksonville University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Jacksonville University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Jacksonville University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

920 - 1120


Math SAT Range

440 - 570


Reading SAT Range

470 - 590

Jacksonville University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Jacksonville University is like? There are approximately 4,164 students enrolled at Jacksonville University, including 2,928 undergraduate students and 1,236 graduate students. 82% percent of students attend school full-time, 67% percent are from FL and 33% percent of students are from other states.


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