Judson University

country rank  1406
world rank  4930

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University Overview

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 (uniRank 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 56 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

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student 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 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 Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist American Baptist Churches in the USA - www.abc-usa.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Judson University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

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)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019