Jacksonville University

Jacksonville, FL 32211

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 LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate71%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN, RN to MSN
  3. DNP
  4. Accelerated BSN
  5. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Pre-Nursing Studies Bachelor's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 445
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 92
Nursing Administration Master's degree 1
Nursing Administration Master's degree 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 15
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Clinical Nurse Specialist Master's degree 88
Clinical Nurse Leader Master's degree 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Clinical Nurse Leader Post-master's certificate 0
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Post-master's certificate 0
Nursing Education Doctor's degree - professional practice 0
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 13

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Jacksonville University

Bethune-Cookman University
85.95 miles away
Remington College of Nursing Orlando
109.82 miles away
Remington College-Heathrow Campus
110.37 miles away
Adventist University of Health Sciences
123.34 miles away
Thomas University
144.67 miles away
Southeastern University
161.18 miles away
Florida Southern College
161.4 miles away
Everest University-Brandon
169.65 miles away
Everest University-Tampa
171.14 miles away
The University of Tampa
173.8 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
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



Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$27,695
30k to 48k$27,843
48k to 75k$30,295
75k to 110k$31,863
Over 110k$33,678
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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Florida Nurses Foundation Scholarship and Grant

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Charlotte Liddell Scholarship Fund

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District 3 Scholarship

There are two scholarships annually; Preference to Marion County Residents, BSN generic students only, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must: Be enrolled in a [...]

District 4 Florida Nurses Scholarship/Research Award

The scholarship is to students from Hillsborough County who are pursuing a Geriatric RN or graduate program.   Applicants must:   Be enrolled in a nationally accredited [...]

Eleanor Bindrum Scholarship Fund

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing
Jacksonville University
2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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