Judson University is a nonprofit private institution located in Elgin, IL and provides a large number of program options for students. The Baptist affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and vision that defines the school. Approximately a thousand students are enrolled annually at Judson University.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs Judson University offers:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Public Administration And Social Services
The admissions process will include the submission of an application, transcripts, records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions officials. Either the SAT or ACT exam can be taken to apply to this school. Scores in a range of 21 to 26 on the ACT or 940 to 1180 on the SAT are recommended to greatly increase the chance of admission. 64% of applicants are accepted to this school, of which 36% choose to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at judsonu.edu.
Undergraduate tuition is approximately $29,000 for the year, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students should visit the school's tuition calculator to determine cost. The cost of on-campus housing is around $6,400 annually. Students at this school may be eligible for aid which is generally grants and loans.
Athletic programs are available at Judson University through the NAIA, allowing students to participate in intercollegiate athletics. Athletic programs available may include:
- Baseball (NAIA Division II)
- Basketball (NAIA Division II)
- Track & Field (NAIA Division II)
- Golf (NAIA Division II)
Students who wish to see more about this school may check out their website at http://www.judsonu.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give an overview of the students Judson University accepts. The details may include 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
Judson University has a total student population of about 1,300. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 12% enrolling as graduate students and 87% 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
- Tuition is estimated to be around $30,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,100 to $1,300 per unit
- The estimated cost for room and board is around $11,000, which includes nineteen meals provided each week
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||87%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||87%||$19,207|
|Receiving Student Loans||64%||$8,176|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Judson University may provide services to students like:
- Online classes
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
The overall graduation rate of Judson University is around 50%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||32%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||14%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||4%|
Judson University 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 (Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conf)
- Basketball (Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conf)
- Track and Field (Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conf)
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 Judson University 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
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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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 Judson University for official up-to-date information.