Jacksonville University is on a 260-acre campus in a suburban setting in Jacksonville, Florida, not far from Jacksonville and Saint Augustine. Jacksonville University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Jacksonville University also has fraternities and sororities.
Jacksonville University has a thriving Outing Club. In fact, more students participate in Outing Club than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Jacksonville University include Black Student Union, Political Science Society, Student Government Association and Le Cecle Francophone (French Club).
Jacksonville University students' favorite campus traditions are Pancake Breakfast, Drive In Movie and Homecoming.
Jacksonville University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Jacksonville University students live on campus. In 2021, 52% of undergrads at Jacksonville University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 48% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Jacksonville University. There are 1,703 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,771 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,149 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Jacksonville University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Jacksonville University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Jacksonville University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Crew||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||NCAA Division 1||Intercollegiate Club Teams||√||√|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Rowing||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Jacksonville University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Jacksonville University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Jacksonville University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Jacksonville University has trained security patrols during evening hours.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Jacksonville University, take Interstate 95 to Jacksonville, FL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Jacksonville International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Jacksonville University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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