Tuition & Fees

$29,870

$29,870

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
39%
400-499
34%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
45%
400-499
27%
300-399
6%
30-36
11%
24-29
25%
18-23
45%
12-17
19%
30-36
3%
24-29
39%
18-23
34%
12-17
24%
30-36
6%
24-29
31%
18-23
48%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 385
Declined + 127
Total Received 512
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Private (nonprofit)

1,034

undergraduate students

222

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 1,256
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
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
62%
Bottom 1/2
38%
Bottom 1/4
14%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
39%
400-499
34%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
45%
400-499
27%
300-399
6%
30-36
11%
24-29
25%
18-23
45%
12-17
19%
30-36
3%
24-29
39%
18-23
34%
12-17
24%
30-36
6%
24-29
31%
18-23
48%
12-17
15%

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

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 385
Declined + 127
Total Received 512

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

Molly Smith
Director of Admissions
P: 847 628-2510
F: 847 628-2526
admissions@judsonu.edu

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$20,982

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,840
Room & board $9,810
Additional fees $1,030
Books & supplies $1,270
Total $40,950
Average Financial Aid - $20,982
Total with Avg. Aid $19,968

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,104,232
State $1,298,559
Institutional $934,027
Other external
Total $4,336,818

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $6,906,068
Other external $109,891
Total $7,015,959
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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
football
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/Photography
Associate of Arts
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Ministries
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education
Education in Literacy
Elementary Education
English
Exercise/Sport Science
Graphic Design
Health/Wellness
History
History/Pre-Law
Human Services
Human Services Administration
Intercultural Leadership
Interdisciplinary Communication
Interior Design
Leadership in Ministry
Literature
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
Sport Management
Studio Art
Worship Arts
Writing
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

1,256

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

1,034
students

Female
59%
613

Male
41%
421

18%

222
students

Female
71%
157

Male
29%
65

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

65%

679
students

Female
51%
344

Male
49%
335

35%

355
students

Female
76%
269

Male
24%
86

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
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

98%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

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 insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
France
India
Serbia And Montenegro
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Joy Krispin
International Programs Coordinator
847 628-1546
joy.krispin@judsonu.edu

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