Judson University

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world rank  3223

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Founded in 1963, Judson University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Elgin (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Illinois. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Rockford. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Judson University (JU) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Judson University (JU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 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 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

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 (population range: 50,000-249,999)
60123-1498 Illinois
United States
T +1 (847) 628 2500
F +1 (847) 628 1027
Other locations Rockford

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)
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
+1 (847) 628 2510
800 879 5376

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist American Baptist Churches in the USA - www.abc-usa.org

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Architectural Accrediting Board
  • Illinois State Board of Education

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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