Jacksonville University (JU)

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Jacksonville University can be found in Jacksonville, FL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 4,100 students are enrolled at Jacksonville University.

Many of the students accepted into JU got an SAT score in the range of 910 to 1110, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 19 to 24. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the JU average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.25. Jacksonville University admits approximately 50 percent of those that apply per year. Of those that are admitted, about 32 percent registered for enrollment.

Overall JU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Jacksonville University was reported as 47.4% in Fall 2013 with over 3,500 applications submitted to JU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • JU ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • JU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Jacksonville University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Jacksonville University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Jacksonville University has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 53.5%
  • 2010-2011: 41.2%
  • 2011-2012: 41.6%
  • 2012-2013: 46.1%
  • 2013-2014: 47.4%
  • Projected JU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 45.7%

How Does JU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Jacksonville University is seventeen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Edward Waters College27.3%
Flagler College-St Augustine49.9%
College of Coastal Georgia82.2%
Bethune-Cookman University66.6%
Stetson University59.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to JU (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score19 - 24
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