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Judson University
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  • 4 Year
  • ELGIN, IL

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

1151 N STATE ST
ELGIN, IL 60123
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference
From Judson University

Judson University is a thriving Christian liberal arts institution located conveniently at I-90 and State Road 31 in Elgin, Ill., on a pastoral campus. This fully accredited institution offers more than 60 programs for undergraduate students and graduate programs. Our small class sizes and personal relationships with faculty ensure that students find their passion and career path right for them. Judson is a Top Tier Regional College in the Midwest (U.S. News and World Report) and a Christian College of Distinction. Judson's scholar-athletes compete in the NAIA, NCCAA, CCAC, and MSFA. Shape your life to shape the world at Judson University.

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Judson University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
57%
SAT Range
870-1130
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$16,039 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$24,990 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 21 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 21 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 21 responses

Majors

Architecture and Interior Design

academic spotlight

The Judson architecture program is widely acknowledged for its innovative approach to architectural education including a one-year internship and its context of an evangelical Christian institution. With approximately 200 students, our program offers a low faculty-to-student ratio (±16:1), and a strong student community. Plus, it is located in one of the greenest academic buildings in the U.S.

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
3
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    75%
  • On Campus
    20%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
856 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
98
Undergrads Over 25
28%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
51%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Friendly
    83%
  • Welcoming
    17%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
69%
Poll
95%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 20 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 32 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Community
    74%
  • Awesome teachers
    16%
  • Involved
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

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