Judson University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Judson University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,275 students enrolled. This college was established in 1963 and is one of the 5 colleges and schools located in Elgin, Illinois.

Judson University is affiliated with Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
56
Fair
Several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and doctoral degree are offered at Judson University.

Judson University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 56 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Architecture, Education, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
73%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Judson University is fair at 73% (close to Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Judson University is below average: 51%.

Student to faculty ratio at Judson University is good, 10:1. Find out more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,200
High
Average tuition price is very high, about $27,300 a year. The additional fees at Judson University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $900, which comes to $28,200 a year.

Read the details about Judson University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
71%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 653 applications were submitted and 461 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Judson University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,800
Medium
Judson University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Judson University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Judson University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 500 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: around $5,800 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Judson University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Judson University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Judson University Location and Maps



Post Address: Judson University, 1151 N State St, Elgin, Illinois 60123-1498, USA
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