Judson University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Judson University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,175 students enrolled. This college was established in 1963 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Elgin, Illinois.

Judson University is affiliated with Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
53
Fair
Associate's degree, 2-year 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 53 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Psychology, Architecture, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other schools.

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.

Student Retention
55%
Bad
The student retention rate at Judson University is low at 55% (way below Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Judson University is average: 64%.

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
$30,000
High
Average tuition price is very high, about $28,900 a year. The additional fees at Judson University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,100, which comes to $30,000 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
57%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 970 applications were submitted and 553 were accepted, so it is not very hard 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' SAT and ACT test scores at Judson University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,800
Medium
Judson University offers 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 find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Judson University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 600 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- nearly $5,800 a year.

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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Judson University seems to be a generally 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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