Judson College

Marion, AL 36756
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Judson College is one of the twenty-one private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Alabama. The campus is located in a rural area, in Marion.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 315 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 66 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 38 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 58%). Every year 32% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Judson College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $16,736, and fees were $1,160. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,736 and $1,160 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Rural
Number of Students315
Student to Faculty Ratio6:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate58%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 21
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 72.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1925 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
ACT18 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations 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).
Application fee
Undergrads $44
Graduates --

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$567/credit
In State Students$567/credit
Out of State Students$567/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

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 $25,515 $25,515 $25,515
ADN 70 $39,690 $39,690 $39,690
BSN 125 $70,875 $70,875 $70,875
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, 99% of Judson College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 53% $4,432
Other Federal Grant 20% $930
State Grant & Scholarships 86% $958
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $10,148
Federal Student Loans 84% $7,103
Private Loans 15% $8,926


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$14,129
$30,001 to $48,000$15,119
$48,001 to $75,000$17,003
$75,001 to $110,000$22,215
Over $110,000$20,549

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Student Population













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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing.
Judson College
302 Bibb St
Marion, AL 36756

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