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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
4.02% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
5,506 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
61.3% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
262 Graduates

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The median tuition at Jacksonville University is $33,930, which is $1,720 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,004.

In 2016, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Jacksonville University received 5,506 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 44.8% annual growth. Out of those 5,506 applicants, 2,708 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 49.2% acceptance rate.

There were 4,060 students enrolled at Jacksonville University in 2016, and N/A of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Jacksonville University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Jacksonville University has a total enrollment of 4,060 students. The full-time enrollment at Jacksonville University is 2,490 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,570. This means that 61.3% of students enrolled at Jacksonville University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jacksonville University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.1% White, 14.5% Black or African American, 8.37% Hispanic or Latino, 2.66% Asian, 2.19% Two or More Races, 0.54% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.34% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Jacksonville University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (13.7%), followed by White Male (10.8%) and Black or African American Female (3.84%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (3.1%), followed by White Male (1.53%) and Black or African American Female (0.89%).

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In 2016, 566 more women than men graduated from Jacksonville University. The majority of students graduating from Jacksonville University are White. These 645 graduates mean that there were 1.98 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 325 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Jacksonville University is Registered Nursing with 445 graduates, followed by General Social Sciences with 36 graduates and Management Science with 36 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Jacksonville University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Health, with 699 graduates, followed by Transportation with 20 graduates and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure with 36 graduates.


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Jacksonville University has an endowment valued at nearly $37M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-189,514 (-0.51%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Jacksonville University had a total expenditure of $80.1M. Of that $80.1M, they spent $34.9M on salaries and $11.4M on benefits.

Jacksonville University employs 57 Assistant professors, 54 Associate professors, and 47 Professors. Most academics at Jacksonville University are Female Assistant professors (37), Male Associate professors (31), and Male Professors (28).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jacksonville University are: Management, with 71 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 56 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 54 employees.



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