Judson University

Elgin, IL

Judson University

Elgin, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$29,870

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
12%
500-599
33%
400-499
50%
300-399
5%
600-699
12%
500-599
42%
400-499
38%
300-399
8%
30-36
4%
24-29
22%
18-23
51%
12-17
23%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 602
Declined 1,013
Total Received 1,615
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Private

1,046

undergraduate students

187

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,233
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Metropolitan area: Chicago
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: O'Hare International

Judson University
1151 North State Street
Elgin
60123-1498

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Judson Student Organization
  • University Ministries
  • Judson Choir
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Judson Business Society

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spiritual Enrichment Week
  • Spring Dance
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
52%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
12%
500-599
33%
400-499
50%
300-399
5%
600-699
12%
500-599
42%
400-499
38%
300-399
8%
30-36
4%
24-29
22%
18-23
51%
12-17
23%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.89

Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 602
Declined 1,013
Total Received 1,615

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

class rank

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $28,840
Room & board $10,790
Additional fees $1,030
Books & supplies $1,270
Other fees $1,700
Total $43,630
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NAIA
NCCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Psychology
Architecture
Art/Art Studies, General
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Chemistry, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Divinity/Ministry
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
Human Services, General
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
Interior Design
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music Management
Music Performance, General
Natural Sciences
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
Photography
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Playwriting and Screenwriting
Pre-Law Studies
Psychology, General
Religious/Sacred Music
Secondary Education and Teaching
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

1,233

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

1,046
students

Female
57%
599

Male
43%
447

15%

187
students

Female
74%
138

Male
26%
49

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

944
students

Female
57%
531

Male
43%
413

10%

102
students

Female
67%
68

Male
33%
34

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 51%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

133

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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