William Jessup University

Rocklin, CA

William Jessup University

Rocklin, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$33,550

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
5%
24-29
33%
18-23
50%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 397
Declined 125
Total Received 522
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Private

1,097

undergraduate students

64

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

William Jessup University, founded in 1939, is a private, Christian, liberal arts university. Its 126-acre campus is located in Rocklin, CA, 20 miles northeast of Sacramento.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,161
Established in 1939
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation nondenominational

126-acre campus in Rocklin (population: 64,838), 20 miles northeast of Sacramento. Served by air, bus, and train.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Sacramento
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Sacramento International

William Jessup University
2121 University Avenue
Rocklin, CA
95765

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Events

  • Humans vs. Zombies
  • Fall Week of Welcome
  • Air Band Competition

Fun Facts

  • The William Jessup University campus was once the Herman Miller Furniture Factory. The campus renovations received the Best Rebuild/Renovation Award from the Sacramento Business Journal in March 2005.
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • day and evening patrols by trained security personnel

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
76%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
5%
24-29
33%
18-23
50%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $45
Application deadline August 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.3

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 397
Declined 125
Total Received 522

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
academic GPA
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
interview

Considered

application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
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 3
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Softball, Table tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Softball, Table tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
History, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Music, General
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religious Education
Theology/Theological Studies
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

1,161

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

1,097
students

Female
58%
638

Male
42%
459

6%

64
students

Female
69%
44

Male
31%
20

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

906
students

Female
59%
527

Male
41%
379

18%

191
students

Female
59%
111

Male
41%
80

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 79%
Student 4 year graduation rate 46%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

137

Transfer students enrolled

12%

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

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • 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 insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

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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