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International Profile

About JU
For more than 10 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Jacksonville University one of “America’s Best Colleges” in the South. A premier private institution founded in 1934, JU offers more than 70 majors and programs, including degrees in Business, Engineering, Marine Science, and Mathematics, as well as in more specialized fields like Aviation, Speech Pathology, Film and Animation, and Sports Management.

We encourage you to join our vibrant international community of current JU students attending from countries such as Canada, China, Columbia, Brazil, Jamaica, Japan, South Korea, Zambia, Germany, and many more from all over the world.

Prime location 
Not only is JU a premier private institution located in sunny northeast Florida and minutes from downtown Jacksonville, but we are also a short drive from the ocean. Forbes named Jacksonville among the top 10 best cities for finding employment. A metropolitan hub, our river city consists of unique residential communities, restaurants, arts and culture venues, and countless entertainment options. 

JU’s curriculum combines a strong liberal arts foundation with professional programs, undergraduate research, an emphasis on engaged learning, and leadership opportunities that lead to success. From accounting to aviation, choreography to chemistry, students can align their interests and aptitudes with virtually any long-term career aspiration.

In addition, highly motivated JU students interested in any undergraduate major may also be eligible to complete a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or a Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) degree in only one additional year of graduate study. 



Jacksonville University is located in Jacksonville, Florida, in a metropolitan center home to unique neighborhoods,
restaurants, exceptional arts and culture, and a wide variety of entertainment options. Our community is also home to many recreational activities, including football, tennis, basketball, golf, baseball, rugby, horseback riding, fishing, surfing, and many more.


Type of School: Private

Size of Campus: 250 acres

Number of Students: 4,000+ 

Number of Faculty: 183 full-time faculty members

Colleges, programs, and degrees: Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, Davis College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Fine Arts; Jacksonville offers more than 70 majors and programs, and 23 master’s and doctoral programs.

Majors include:


• Accounting 

• Aviation 

• Business Administration 

• Business Analytics

• Business Information Systems

• Economics 

• Finance 

• International Business 

• Management 

• Marketing 

• Sport Business

• Sustainability 

Math and Science

• Actuarial Science 

• Biology

• Chemistry 

• Communication Sciences & Disorders

• Computing Science 

• Cybersecurity

• Electrical Engineering

• Information Systems

• Kinesiology 

• Marine Science

• Mathematics 

• Mechanical Engineering

• Nursing 

• Physics

• Pre-dental Medicine 

• Pre-medicine 

• Pre-osteopathic Medicine 

• Pre-pharmacy 

• Pre-veterinary Medicine


• Communication

• Elementary Education 

• English

• French

• Geography  

• History

• Humanities

• Philosophy

• Political Science 

• Psychology 

• Religion 

• Social Sciences 

• Sociology 

• Spanish 

• University Major

Performing Arts

• Animation

• Art 

• Dance

• Film

• Music

• Music Business

• Music Education

• Music Performance

• Musical Theatre

• Theatre Arts

International undergraduate freshmen and transfer students who wish to apply to Jacksonville University should complete the online application by going to ju.edu/apply. 

Geographic Diversity: Students from 41 states and 45 foreign countries

International Student Services: International Student Services Office, International Student Association, holiday housing 

International Student Budget: Estimates are based on attendance during fall and spring semesters; students who choose to take courses during the optional summer sessions will incur additional fees. Tuition is expected to increase about 5% each year, so it is important to plan accordingly. The University offers several different housing and meal plans of varying costs; thus, individual expenses will vary somewhat. Estimates for transportation and personal expenses are conservative and will vary depending on your lifestyle and other factors.

Tuition and Fees $33,930

Room and Board (North Campus Hall) $22,540

Medical Insurance (required) $1,863

Financial Aid: Financial aid is not available for international students, but we do offer merit scholarships based on your recalculated GPA. You don’t have to apply for a merit scholarship; we will automatically determine whether you qualify for one or not. International students who need additional financial assistance may also work on campus for up to 20 hours each week (for those with an F-1 student visa).

Test Score Requirements: TOEFL (76 iBT, 540 paper) or 6.0 IELTS; other EP tests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Application Deadlines and Fees: Rolling admission; $30 application fee