Judson University

Judson University Ranking

country rank: 1254
world rank: 3729

University Overview

Judson University ranking, founded in 1963, is a non-profit private higher education college headquartered in the small city of Elgin, Illinois (population range of 50,000-249,999). This university also has a Rockford branch campus. Judson University (JU) ranking is a rather limited (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education college formally associated with the Christian-Baptist faith. It is officially approved by the Higher Learning Commission. In a variety of fields of research, Judson University (JU) provides courses and programs leading to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 57-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education entity is rather selective, with enrollment rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. JU also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Judson University Ranking

University Identity

Name Judson University
Acronym JU
Founded 1963 Origins date back to 1913
Motto Christus Lux Mundi Christ, the Light of the World
Colours Navy blue and white

University Location

Address 1151 N State Street Elgin 60123-1498 Illinois United States
Tel +1 (847) 628 2500
Fax +1 (847) 628 1027
Other locations Rockford

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1151 North State Street Elgin 60123-1404 (847) 628 2510 800 879 5376

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation American Baptist Churches in the USA - www.abc-usa.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Judson University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 121,391 physical volumes, 46,807 physical media, 8 digital/electronic medium and 53 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Judson University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 500 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

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