John F Kennedy University

100 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, CA

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John F Kennedy University is a nonprofit private institution located in Pleasant Hill, California and provides a large number of program options for students. Over a thousand students enroll at John F Kennedy University annually.

Students can select from several areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Marriage Counseling And Family Therapy
  • Law
  • Business Administration
  • Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology

Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, transcripts, standardized test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee.

The cost of tuition is close to $16,000, but may change each year. Students are encouraged to visit the school's tuition calculator to better understand their cost of attendance. Some students at this school may qualify for financial aid, which is typically offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the students John F Kennedy University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Life Experience Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at John F Kennedy University is about 1,400. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 81% enrolling as graduate students and 19% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $15,000-$17,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $420-$500 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Receiving Grants & Scholarships73%$3,452
Student Loans (Federal)78%$11,561

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 7%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, John F Kennedy University may offer services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) Program
    • * Accredited by the American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation (since 2003)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences


Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

  • Phone: (925) 969-3528

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (925) 969-3385

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