Tuition & Fees

$29,860

$29,860

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
23%
500-599
28%
400-499
38%
300-399
9%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
36%
400-499
38%
300-399
7%
30-36
7%
24-29
32%
18-23
39%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
36%
18-23
37%
12-17
24%
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
48%
12-17
16%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 539
Declined + 212
Total Received 751
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Private (nonprofit)

1,081

undergraduate students

202

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Architecture
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 1351
ACT 1101

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Location

School Facts

Judson University, founded in 1913, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 90-acre main campus is located in Elgin, 40 miles west of Chicago.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,283
Established in 1913
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Elgin, IL

90-acre, suburban campus in Elgin (population: 112,456), 40 miles from Chicago; branch campus in Rockford. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Chicago.

Judson University
1151 North State Street
Elgin, IL 60123-1498

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
10%
Top 1/2
37%
Bottom 1/2
63%
Bottom 1/4
40%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
23%
500-599
28%
400-499
38%
300-399
9%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
36%
400-499
38%
300-399
7%
30-36
7%
24-29
32%
18-23
39%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
36%
18-23
37%
12-17
24%
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
48%
12-17
16%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline July 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 539
Declined + 212
Total Received 751

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Nancy Binger
Executive Director of Enrollment Services
P: 847 628-2510
F: 847 628-2526
admissions@judsonu.edu

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,674

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,834
Room & board $9,520
Additional fees $1,026
Books & supplies $1,270
Total $40,650
Average Financial Aid - $23,674
Total with Avg. Aid $16,976

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,808,591
State $1,058,719
Institutional $946,692
Other external
Total $3,814,002

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $7,948,149
Other external $76,265
Total $8,024,414
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 847 628-2530
F: 847 628-2533
financialaid@judsonu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Diana Winton
Interim Director of Financial Aid
diana.winton@judsonu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Football, Indoor Soccer, Spikeball, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Chad Gassman (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, NCCAA, Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Psychology
Architecture
Art
Art/Film/Video
Art/Photography
Associate of Arts
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Ministries
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication Studies
Early Childhood Education
Education in Literacy
Elementary Education
English
Exercise/Sport Science
Graphic Design
History
History/Pre-Law
Human Services
Human Services Administration
Intercultural Leadership
Interdisciplinary Communication
Interior Design
Leadership in Ministry
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Media Business Management
Media Writing
Music Business/Entrepreneurship
Music Performance
Natural Sciences
Organizational Leadership
Pastoral Leadership
Physical Education
Psychology
Secondary Education
Special Education/Early Childhood Education
Special Education/Learning Behavior Specialist I
Studio Art
Worship Arts
Youth Ministries/Adolescent Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Architecture
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,283

total students

76%

in-state

24%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

1,081
students

Female
55%
598

Male
45%
483

16%

202
students

Female
69%
139

Male
31%
63

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

70%

761
students

Female
52%
391

Male
48%
370

30%

320
students

Female
65%
207

Male
35%
113

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

82%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
Honduras
India
Rwanda
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Rafael Heck
International Programs Coordinator
847 628-1546
rafael.heck@judsonu.edu

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