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Jacksonville University Academics

Jacksonville University requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Jacksonville University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Jacksonville University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 51% of students who start college at Jacksonville University graduate within six years.

Jacksonville University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Jacksonville University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Jacksonville University?

Jacksonville University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Jacksonville University.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Jacksonville University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Jacksonville University

When choosing a major, Jacksonville University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Jacksonville University.

Student Designed Majors

Jacksonville University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Jacksonville University does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Jacksonville University

Jacksonville University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About Jacksonville University


Does Jacksonville University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Jacksonville University does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Jacksonville University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Jacksonville University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Jacksonville University Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Jacksonville University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Jacksonville University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Jacksonville University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does Jacksonville University Require Internships?

✅ Jacksonville University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About Jacksonville University


Jacksonville University Library

The main library on campus is the Carl S. Swisher Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Jacksonville University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Jacksonville University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Jacksonville University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Jacksonville University has an Army ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Jacksonville University include:

  • an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
  • a Navy ROTC branch unit on campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,053

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

78%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$42,250

Out-of-State

$42,250

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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