University of Jamestown

Jamestown, ND 58405
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University of Jamestown is one of the five private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in North Dakota. The campus is located in Jamestown town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,135 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 235 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 169 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 72%). Every year 53% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

JC's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $20,578, and fees were $580. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $20,578 and $580 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students1,135
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1920 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1971 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT940 to 1050
ACT19 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) 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.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$435/credit
In State Students$435/credit
Out of State Students$435/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$438/credit
In State Students$438/credit
Out of State Students$438/credit

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $19,575 $19,575 $19,575
ADN 70 $30,450 $30,450 $30,450
BSN 125 $54,375 $54,375 $54,375
FNP 50 $21,900 $21,900 $21,900
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of University of Jamestown's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 25% $4,153
Other Federal Grant 38% $711
State Grant & Scholarships 31% $1,889
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $11,437
Federal Student Loans 65% $5,451
Private Loans 18% $8,185


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$16,258
$30,001 to $48,000$14,761
$48,001 to $75,000$18,314
$75,001 to $110,000$19,662
Over $110,000$19,051

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Dakota state board of nursing.
University of Jamestown
608 6th St NE
Jamestown, ND 58405

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