William Jessup University

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world rank  5025

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University Overview

Established in 1939, William Jessup University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Rocklin (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): San Jose. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, William Jessup University (WJU) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Nondenominational religion. William Jessup University (WJU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 80 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym WJU
Founded 1939
Motto Christ-centered higher education
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 2121 University Avenue
Rocklin (population range: 50,000-249,999)
95765-3707 California
United States
T +1 (916) 577 2200
F +1 (916) 577 2203
Other locations San Jose

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 60-70%
Admission Office 2121 University Ave
Rocklin 95675
+1 (916) 577 2222
800 355 7522

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 Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Nondenominational Christian-Nondenominational

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to William Jessup University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association for Biblical Higher Education ABHE-Commission on Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA)

Academic Structure


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