Formerly known as Jamestown College, The University of Jamestown provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to guide them in their growth and development. The school is located in Jamestown, North Dakota and operated as a private institution. The school maintains a Presbyterian Church affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculum and daily life at the school. The school's small size in terms of enrollment, approximately 1000 students, allows students to have a more hands on education due to the size of the class and ease of access to professors.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Security And Protective Services
The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions committee. Most students accepted to the University of Jamestown have an SAT score within the range of 890 to 1070, or an ACT composite score within the range of 20 to 25. Roughly 60 percent of all students that applied were accepted at UJ, with 48 percent of those accepted choosing to enroll.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $19,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's tuition calculator to understand their personalized cost estimate of attendance. On-campus housing is available for students, which costs around $2,800 annually. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The mascot for Jamestown College is the "Jimmies", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through the oversight and organization of the NAIA. Athletic programs available may include:
- Baseball (NAIA Division II)
- Basketball (NAIA Division II)
- Track & Field (NAIA Division II)
- Football (NAIA Division II)
- Golf (NAIA Division II)
Students can visit the school's https://www.uj.edu to view additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates UJ accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at University of Jamestown is around 1,000 students. The student body is made up of 88% undergraduate students and 23% graduate 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 estimates are between $19,000-$23,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- Per unit charges are around $480 for part time students
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$13,035|
|Receiving Student Loans||68%||$8,615|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, University of Jamestown may offer services like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
The overall graduation rate of University of Jamestown is approximately 52%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||33%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||16%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1971)
University of Jamestown is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (373)
- Basketball (373)
- Track and Field (373)
- Football (373)
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by University of Jamestown by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to University of Jamestown.
- Valley City State University in Valley City, ND (33 miles away)
- Mayville State University in Mayville, ND (77 miles away)
- Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD (101 miles away)
- Minot State University in Minot, ND (153 miles away)
- University of Minnesota - Morris in Morris, MN (159 miles away)
Also, you can compare schools by looking through our list of colleges & universities:
- Visit the main North Dakota colleges & universities profile page
- Review a list of North Dakota private colleges
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact University of Jamestown for official up-to-date information.