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Colleges / University of Jamestown

University of Jamestown

Jamestown, ND 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%
Acceptance Rate76%

JC Academics

University of Jamestown requires at least 124 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at JC, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. JC accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, JC has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 55% of students who start college at JC graduate within six years.

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

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

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

What Classes Are Required At JC?

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

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement

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

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

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

Majors at JC

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

Student Designed Majors

JC 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

JC does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at JC

JC 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 mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About University of Jamestown

Does JC Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ JC 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 JC Have An Online Program?

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

Does JC Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ JC 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 JC Have An Honors Program?

✅ JC offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at JC.

Does JC Require Internships?

🟨 JC does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About University of Jamestown

University of Jamestown Library

The main library on campus is the Raugust Library.

Dual Degree Programs at JC

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.

JC offers these dual degree programs:

•Radiologic Technology - University of North Dakota


Does JC have any ROTC programs?

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

JC does not have any ROTC programs.

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