Jacksonville University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$38,140
4.01% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$24,020
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.19%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
91.7%
5,139 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
4,164
68% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
52.7%
263 Graduates

About

Jacksonville University is a higher education institution located in Duval County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Jacksonville University were Registered Nursing (335 degrees awarded), General Social Sciences (33 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees).

In 2019, 1,314 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Jacksonville University. 69.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (804 degrees), 3.44 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (234 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Jacksonville University is $38,140, which is $16,114 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Jacksonville University is $38,140, which is $16,114 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,020.

In 2019, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$38,140
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Jacksonville University was $38,140. The cost of tuition at Jacksonville University is $16,114 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$24,020
2019 Value
10.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Jacksonville University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,020. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Jacksonville University grew by 10.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,458
Room and Board
$1,323
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Jacksonville University was of $15,458 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,323. The cost of room and board increased by 1.33% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
48%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Jacksonville University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.67% with respect to 2018, when 75% 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.
6.19%
2017 Default Rate
72
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Jacksonville University was 6.19%, which represents 72 out of the 1164 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Jacksonville University received 5,139 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 19.6% annual growth. Out of those 5,139 applicants, 4,712 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 91.7% acceptance rate.

There were 4,164 students enrolled at Jacksonville University in 2019, and 2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Jacksonville University has an overall enrollment yield of 13.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

91.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
4,712
Accepted Out of 5,139

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Jacksonville University was 91.7% (4,712 admissions from 5,139 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 89.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 19.6%, while admissions grew by 21.9%.

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SAT Scores

2%
Submission Percentage
16
Scores Submitted

2% of enrolled first-time students at Jacksonville University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Jacksonville University has a total enrollment of 4,164 students. The full-time enrollment at Jacksonville University is 2,833 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,331. This means that 68% of students enrolled at Jacksonville University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jacksonville University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.8% White, 19% Black or African American, 10.9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.15% Two or More Races, 2.71% Asian, 0.456% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.384% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Jacksonville University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.3%), followed by White Male (20.5%) and Black or African American Female (11.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.2%), followed by White Male (19%) and Black or African American Female (8.37%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Jacksonville University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,164 students. The full-time enrollment at Jacksonville University is 2,833 and the part-time enrollment is 1,331. This means that 68% of students enrolled at Jacksonville University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2019 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 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Jacksonville University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,239
  2. Black or African American
    792
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    452

The enrolled student population at Jacksonville University is 53.8% White, 19% Black or African American, 10.9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.15% Two or More Races, 2.71% Asian, 0.456% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.384% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 124 students (2.98%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 522 more women than men received degrees from Jacksonville University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Jacksonville University is white (804 degrees awarded). There were 3.44 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (234 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Jacksonville University is Registered Nursing (335 degrees awarded), followed by General Social Sciences (33 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees).

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 Health (658 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees), and Transportation (15 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,431,253 people), Other managers (363,153 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (314,789 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (227,512 people), and Postsecondary teachers (209,124 people).

The most specialized majors at Jacksonville University are Health (658 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees), Transportation (15 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (74 degrees), and Social Sciences (81 degrees).

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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 Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Jacksonville University are Health (658 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees), Transportation (15 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (74 degrees), and Social Sciences (81 degrees).

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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 (1,627,771 people), Elementary & secondary schools (670,379 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (467,964 people), Outpatient care centers (311,969 people), and Offices of physicians (263,349 people).

The most specialized majors at Jacksonville University are Health (658 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees), Transportation (15 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (74 degrees), and Social Sciences (81 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 335 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 33 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 25 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Jacksonville University was Registered Nursing with 335 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

396
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
918
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 396 degrees were awarded to men at Jacksonville University, which is 0.431 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (918).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 51 degrees were awarded to men at Jacksonville University in Registered Nursing, which is 0.138 times less than the 369 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 369 degrees were awarded to women at Jacksonville University in Registered Nursing, which is 7.24 times more than the 51 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 32% of students graduating from Jacksonville University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Jacksonville University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    804 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    234 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    122 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Jacksonville University is white (804 degrees awarded). There were 3.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (234 degrees).

0.533% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    563 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    241 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    179 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Jacksonville University is white female (563 degrees awarded). There were 2.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (241 degrees).

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Operations

Jacksonville University has an endowment valued at nearly $46.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.28M (9.15%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Jacksonville University had a total salary expenditure of $107M. Jacksonville University employs 96 Assistant professors, 62 Professors, and 54 Associate professors. Most academics at Jacksonville University are Female Assistant professors (64), Male Professors(34), and Male Assistant professors (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jacksonville University are: Management, with 96 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 67 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 64 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$46.7M
2019 Endowment
4.48%
growth from 2018

Jacksonville University has an endowment valued at about $46.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Jacksonville University grew 4.48% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.26M 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. $731k - Federal
  2. $2.04M - State
  3. $594k - Local

As of 2019, Jacksonville University received $731k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.04M from state grants and contracts, and $594k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$59.4M
2019 Salaries
36.8%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Jacksonville University paid a median of $59.4M in salaries, which represents 55.6% of their overall expenditure ($107M) and a 36.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.16% growth from 2017 and a 8.55% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.1M
Instructional Salaries
246
Number of Employees

In 2019, Jacksonville University paid a total of $19.1M to 246 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
96 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
96 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Jacksonville University were Assistant professor with 96 employees; Professor with 62 employees; and Professor with 54 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jacksonville University were Management with 96 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 67 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 64 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Jacksonville University was Female Assistant professor with 64 employees, Male Professor with 34 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 32 employees.

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

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