Jacksonville University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$43,520
3.01% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$26,943
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.02%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
57.7%
9,119 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,837
77.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
53.1%
289 Graduates

About

Jacksonville University is a higher education institution located in Duval County, FL. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Jacksonville University were Registered Nursing (272 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (38 degrees), and General Psychology (33 degrees).

In 2022, 1,413 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Jacksonville University. 72% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (791 degrees), 3.03 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (261 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Jacksonville University is $43,520, which is $19,524 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Jacksonville University is $43,520, which is $19,524 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,943.

In 2022, 24% of undergraduate students attending Jacksonville University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 14% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$43,520
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Jacksonville University was $43,520. The cost of tuition at Jacksonville University is $19,524 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$26,943
2022 Value
14.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Jacksonville University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,943. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Jacksonville University grew by 14.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,905
Room and Board
$700
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Jacksonville University was of $13,905 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.87% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $700. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

24%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
14%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

24% of undergraduate students at Jacksonville University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 72.7% with respect to 2021, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.02%
2019 Default Rate
22
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Jacksonville University was 2.02%, which represents 22 out of the 1089 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Jacksonville University received 9,119 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 14% annual growth. Out of those 9,119 applicants, 5,261 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.7% acceptance rate.

There were 3,837 students enrolled at Jacksonville University in 2022. 30% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Jacksonville University has an overall enrollment yield of 13.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

57.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
5,261
Accepted Out of 9,119

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Jacksonville University was 57.7% (5,261 admissions from 9,119 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 77.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 14%, while admissions declined by −15.2%..

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SAT Scores

30%
Submission Percentage (2022)
214
Scores Submitted (2022)

30% of enrolled first-time students at Jacksonville University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Jacksonville University had a total enrollment of 3,837 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Jacksonville University is 2,989 students and the part-time enrollment is 848. This means that 77.9% of students enrolled at Jacksonville University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jacksonville University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.6% White, 16.8% Black or African American, 13% Hispanic or Latino, 3.94% Two or More Races, 3.1% Asian, 0.313% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.287% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Jacksonville University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.7%), followed by White Male (20.5%) and Black or African American Female (12.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.6%), followed by White Male (14.4%) and Black or African American Female (8.42%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Jacksonville University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,837 students. The full-time enrollment at Jacksonville University is 2,989 and the part-time enrollment is 848. This means that 77.9% of students enrolled at Jacksonville University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Jacksonville University was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Jacksonville University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,019 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    645 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    498 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Jacksonville University is 52.6% White, 16.8% Black or African American, 13% Hispanic or Latino, 3.94% Two or More Races, 3.1% Asian, 0.313% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.287% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 141 students (3.67%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 621 more women than men received degrees from Jacksonville University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Jacksonville University is white (791 degrees awarded). There were 3.03 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (261 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Jacksonville University is Registered Nursing (272 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (38 degrees) and General Psychology (33 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Jacksonville University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (44 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (90 degrees), and Health (662 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Jacksonville University are Registered nurses (1,505,310 people), Accountants & auditors (1,051,826 people), Other managers (823,211 people), Financial managers (508,182 people), and Chief executives & legislators (407,873 people).

The most specialized majors at Jacksonville University in 2022 are Transportation (44 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (90 degrees), Health (662 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (64 degrees), and Business (284 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Jacksonville University are Physicians, Surgeons, Nurse anesthetists, Personal financial advisors, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Jacksonville University are Transportation (44 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (90 degrees), Health (662 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (64 degrees), and Business (284 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Jacksonville University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,877,013 people), Elementary & secondary schools (907,218 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (600,762 people), Computer Systems Design (594,522 people), and Banking & related activities (504,840 people).

The most specialized majors at Jacksonville University are Transportation (44 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (90 degrees), Health (662 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (64 degrees), and Business (284 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Jacksonville University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 272 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Jacksonville University was Registered Nursing with 272 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

396
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,017
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 396 degrees were awarded to men at Jacksonville University, which is 0.389 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,017).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Jacksonville University in Registered Nursing, which is 0.168 times less than the 280 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 280 degrees were awarded to men at Jacksonville University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.96 times more than the 47 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 41% of students graduating from Jacksonville University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Jacksonville University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 8.65% of graduates (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    791 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    261 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    176 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Jacksonville University is white (791 degrees awarded). There were 3.03 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (261 degrees).

1.49% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    585 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    206 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    193 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Jacksonville University is white female (585 degrees awarded). There were 2.84 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (206 degrees).

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Operations

Jacksonville University has an endowment valued at nearly $55.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−13.4%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Jacksonville University had a total salary expenditure of 112M. Jacksonville University employs 95 Assistant professors, 60 Professors and 50 Associate professors. Most academics at Jacksonville University are Female Assistant professor (71), Male Professor (34), and Female Professor (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jacksonville University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 89 employees, Management, with 68 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 57 employees.

Endowment

$55.7M
2022 Endowment
6.02%
decline from 2021

Jacksonville University has an endowment valued at about $55.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Jacksonville University declined 6.02% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.08M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.64M - Federal
  2. $2.02M - State
  3. $571k - Local

As of 2022, Jacksonville University received $4.64M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.02M from state grants and contracts, and $571k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$44.7M
2022 Salaries
0.191%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Jacksonville University paid a median of $44.7M in salaries, which represents 40% of their overall expenditure ($112M) and a 0.191% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.1M
Instructional Salaries
224
Number of Employees

In 2022, Jacksonville University paid a total of $18.1M to 224 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
95 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
89 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Jacksonville University were Assistant professor with 95 employees, Professor with 60 employees, and Associate professor with 50 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jacksonville University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 89 employees, Management with 68 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 57 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Jacksonville University was Female Assistant professor with 71 employees, Male Professor with 34 employees, and Female Professor with 26 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Jacksonville University.

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