Jacksonville University is a private, non-profit institution in Jacksonville, Florida. The university offers a small student to faculty ratio of 12:1 and provides degree programs for both undergraduates and graduates. Despite the small student to faculty ratio, the university is in the most populous city in Florida. Jacksonville University is a member of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida. It was founded in 1934 as a two-year college. It now offers almost 100 different degree programs for undergraduates and graduates, including nursing programs offered through Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences (BRCHS).
There are several nursing programs available at Jacksonville University Keigwin School of Nursing. These options include BSN, RN to BSN, accelerated BSN, MSN, RN to MSN, and DNP programs. The school offers a convenient online RN to BSN path for registered nurses who would like to receive their Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Those who already have a degree from an accredited university may select the second-degree accelerated BSN program, which is designed to be completed in just 16 months. The traditional BSN program is accredited by the CCNE and offers real clinical training at local healthcare clinics. However, the school is currently seeking accreditation for their remaining nursing programs.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students4,222|
|Student to Faculty Ratio11:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||0||5|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1950 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels|
04/22/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/21/2004 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
04/21/2004 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||928 to 1153|
|ACT||21 to 27|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Considered but not required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$1,175/credit|
|In State Students||$1,175/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,175/credit|
|In District Students||$770/credit|
|In State Students||$770/credit|
|Out of State Students||$770/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Jacksonville University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||10%||$2,086|
|State Grant & Scholarships||53%||$3,748|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||94%||$20,721|
|Federal Student Loans||58%||$5,319|
$25,674Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$22,617|
|$30,001 to $48,000$23,306|
|$48,001 to $75,000$26,150|
|$75,001 to $110,000$30,211|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.