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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
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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JudsonU is a private, Christian university located in Elgin, Illinois in the Chicago Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 850 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the JudsonU acceptance rate is 62%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 67% of students, JudsonU alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,700.

About

1151 N STATE ST
ELGIN, IL 60123
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Mid-States Football Association

Judson University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

JU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
62%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
870-1130
ACT Range
17-27
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$18,266 / 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
$22,542 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 23 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 23 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 23 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
7
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
4
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    50%
  • On Campus
    33%
  • Online
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
850 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
82
Undergrads Over 25
25%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
49%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Friendly
    75%
  • Welcoming
    25%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
67%
Poll
95%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 22 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 34 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Community
    67%
  • Awesome teachers
    19%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Involved
    5%
  • Serious
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 22 responses

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