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 4,600 students are enrolled at Jacksonville University.

Many of the students accepted into JU got an SAT score in the range of 910 to 1160, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 18 to 25. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the JU average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.33. Jacksonville University admits approximately 90 percent of those that apply per year. Of those that are admitted, about 14 percent registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .ju.edu.

Overall JU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Jacksonville University was reported as 91.7% in Fall 2020 with over 5,140 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: 18 - 25
  • JU Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.33

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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Jacksonville University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 49.2%
  • 2017-2018: 86.7%
  • 2018-2019: 89.9%
  • 2019-2020: 91.7%
  • Projected JU Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 78.8%

How Does JU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Jacksonville University is sixty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Edward Waters College61.1%
Flagler College-St Augustine64.8%
College of Coastal Georgia87.2%
Bethune-Cookman University84.1%

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
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to JU (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 590
Math440 - 570
Total Score910 - 1160
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math17 - 24
Composite Score18 - 25
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