Jacksonville University

Private, Four-years School Located in Jacksonville, FL

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How much is the JU tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, JU's tuition & fees is $46,180.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $65,492 when a student lives on-campus.

JU Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$46,180
Books & Supplies Costs$700
On-campus Room & Board$15,986
On-campus Expenses$2,626
Off-campus Room & Board$17,730
Off-campus Expenses$3,646
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$44,500

How Much Does it Cost to Go to JU for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $214,724 at JU. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $299,885. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $149,992.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$49,003$68,629$34,422
Sophomore (2024-25)$51,998$72,694$36,396
Junior (2025-26)$55,176$77,000$38,483
Senior (2026-27)$58,548$81,562$40,691
4 Years Total$214,724$299,885$149,992
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$51,998$72,694$36,396
Sophomore (2025-26)$55,176$77,000$38,483
Junior (2026-27)$58,548$81,562$40,691
Senior (2027-28)$62,127$86,395$43,026
4 Years Total$227,849$317,651$158,596
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$55,176$77,000$38,483
Sophomore (2026-27)$58,548$81,562$40,691
Junior (2027-28)$62,127$86,395$43,026
Senior (2028-29)$65,924$91,515$45,495
4 Years Total$241,775$336,472$167,695
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$58,548$81,562$40,691
Sophomore (2027-28)$62,127$86,395$43,026
Junior (2028-29)$65,924$91,515$45,495
Senior (2029-30)$69,953$96,939$48,106
4 Years Total$256,553$356,411$177,318
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$62,127$86,395$43,026
Sophomore (2028-29)$65,924$91,515$45,495
Junior (2029-30)$69,953$96,939$48,106
Senior (2030-31)$74,229$102,685$50,868
4 Years Total$272,233$377,534$187,495

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, JU' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,875. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Florida, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $19,135.
In-StateOut-of-State
Jacksonville University$46,180
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,570
Public Schools$7,197$12,949
Private Schools$20,875
Florida Four-years Colleges$16,993
Public Schools$4,190$8,844
Private Schools$19,135

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between JU and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Jacksonville UniversityJacksonville, FL$46,180$18,957
Lynn UniversityBoca Raton, FL$42,950$13,700
Strayer University-FloridaTampa, FL$13,920$15,135
Southeastern UniversityLakeland, FL$31,732$12,350
Rollins CollegeWinter Park, FL$58,300$25,600
Keiser University-Ft LauderdaleFort Lauderdale, FL$24,136$34,590
Hodges UniversityFort Myers, FL$15,580$15,680

Financial Aid and COA

At Jacksonville University, 625 students (24%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $32,237.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at JU is $33,255 for students living on-campus and $36,019 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 625 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $31,988 and the average amount of student loans is $9,901.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$65,492
COA (off-campus)$68,256
Tuition & Fees$46,180
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$19,312
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$22,076
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$33,255
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$36,019
Average Financial Aid$32,237
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship62524%$32,237
Pell Grants25410%$5,084
Federal Student Loan38014%$5,344
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid62599%-
Grants or Scholarships61998%$31,988
Federal Grants25340%$5,891
Pell Grants25340%$5,079
Other Federal Grants8313%$2,472
State/Local Grants26842%$4,499
Institutional Grants61998%$27,632
Student Loan Aid38962%$9,901
Federal Student Loans37960%$5,344
Other Student Loans8614%$21,234

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

JU's acceptance rate is 77.62%. A total of 7,997 applicants applied to and 6,207 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 635 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 10.23%.
To apply to JU, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 3 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and Formal demonstration of competencies. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants7,9972,663$5,334
Admitted6,2071,987$4,220
Enrolled635235$400
Acceptance Rate77.62%74.62%79.12%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)10.23%11.83%9.48%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to JU. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,135 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 23.
Its SAT score is similar to the national average score of 1,174. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 25.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,1351,0201,250
National Average1,174
Florida Average1,153
SAT EBRW580520640
SAT Math555500610
ACT Composite231926
National Average25
Florida Average24
ACT Math221826
ACT English221826

Student Population

Jacksonville University has a total of 3,837 students including 2,563 undergraduate and 1,274 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,363 male students and 2,632 female students attending JU. The school offers online degree programs and 670 students enrolled online exclusively (17.46% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,995 1,3632,632
Undergraduate2,646 1,0361,610
Graduate1,349 3271,022

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address2800 University Blvd N, Jacksonville, FL
Phone904-256-8000
WEBhttps://www.ju.edu/index.php
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered122 Programs
Online Program Offered4 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered38 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate57.00%
Yield15.00%
Student Population3,837
Graduation Rate53%
Transfer-out Rate31%
Retention Rate63% (Full-time), 50% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate13 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties234 (Full-time), 145 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs533 (Full-time), 154 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$70,621
Average Staff Salary$62,096