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William Jessup University

William Jessup University is Protestant college with 1047 students located in Rocklin, CA.

Religiously affiliated, Seminary / Bible College

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Many good things have happened since the beginning of William Jessup University in 1939, but the best days of William Jessup University are taking place right now. God has raised up William Jessup University for the purpose of training Christians for leadership and service in church and society, through Christian higher education, spiritual formation, and directed experiences.

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 1,047
Gender 40% Male / 60% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 80% Full Time / 20% Part Time
Geography 95% In State / 5% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 47% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 68%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 15%
Ethnicity Unknown 5%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Housing

Campus housing is available for undergraduates. Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.. Freshman allowed to have car. No pets.

53% of students live on-campus.

71% of freshman live on-campus.

  • Apartments for Single Students
  • Coed Dorms
  • Housing Offered
  • Men's Dorms
  • Women's Dorms

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Choral Groups
  • Musical Theater
  • Music Ensembles
  • Drama/Theater
  • Student-Run Film Society
  • Campus Ministries

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: reduced course load study skills assistance tutoring writing center learning center
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries dorms wired for access to campus-wide network dorms wired for high speed internet connections computer repair service available on campus wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: personal counseling chaplain/spiritual director financial aid counseling alcohol/substance abuse counseling career counseling employment services for undergraduates health services placement services for graduates
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for visually impaired
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): double major independent study internships teacher certification dual enrollment of high school students accelerated program liberal arts/career combination
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Counseling Psychology (19%), Psychology (17%), Business Administration and Management (17%), Elementary Education and Teaching (8%), English Language and Literature (7%), Theology/Theological Studies (6%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the Christian and/or Jewish Bible and related literature, with an emphasis on understanding and interpreting the theological, doctrinal, and ethical messages contained therein. May include preparation for applying these studies in various religious vocations.

Job Opportunities:

Directors, Religious Activities and Education
Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

Job Opportunities:

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

A program that focuses on the general study and interpretation of the past, including the gathering, recording, synthesizing and criticizing of evidence and theories about past events. Includes instruction in historiography; historical research methods; studies of specific periods, issues and cultures; and applications to areas such as historic preservation, public policy, and records administration.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Historians
Research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.
History Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in human history and historiography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

A program that focuses on the theory and practice of religious outreach, social service and proselytization, and that prepares individuals for mission vocations. Includes instruction in theology, evangelism, preaching, medical and social mission work, missionary education, missionary aviation, emergency services, legal and political aspects of working in other countries, and preparation for ordination as missionaries.

Job Opportunities:

Directors, Religious Activities and Education
Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of music and the performing arts. Includes instruction in music, dance, and other performing arts media.

Job Opportunities:

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.
Musicians and Singers
Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.

Any instructional program in pastoral counseling and specialized ministries not listed above.

A program that focuses on the theory and practice of providing educational services to members of faith communities, within the context of a particular religion, and that prepares individuals to serve as religious educators. Includes instruction in planning and teaching lessons, organizing and supervising instructional activities, designing and developing instructional materials, and administering religious education programs and facilities.

Job Opportunities:

Directors, Religious Activities and Education
Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that focuses on the beliefs and doctrine of a particular religious faith from the intramural point of view of that faith. Includes instruction in systematic theology, historical theology, moral theology, doctrinal studies, dogmatics, apologetics, and applications to specific questions of ecclesiastical polity and religious life.

Job Opportunities:

Clergy
Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that prepares the ordained clergy and other religious professionals to provide spiritual, counseling, and leadership services to children, adolescents, and young adults. Includes instruction in child and adolescent psychology, human growth and development, family studies, communication skills, religious education, youth counseling, small group leadership, planning and organizing youth activities, volunteer supervision, and youth evangelism and worship.

Job Opportunities:

Clergy
Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.
Directors, Religious Activities and Education
Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.

Associates

A program that focuses on the Christian and/or Jewish Bible and related literature, with an emphasis on understanding and interpreting the theological, doctrinal, and ethical messages contained therein. May include preparation for applying these studies in various religious vocations.

Job Opportunities:

Directors, Religious Activities and Education
Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Any instructional program in theological studies and religious vocations not listed above.

Bachelor's

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to teach students in the elementary grades, which may include kindergarten through grade eight, depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all elementary education subject matter.

Job Opportunities:

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
Teach students basic academic, social, and other formative skills in public or private schools at the elementary level.

Bachelor's

Any instructional program in multi/interdisciplinary studies not listed above.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of psychological counseling, involving the rendering of therapeutic services to individuals and groups experiencing psychological problems and exhibiting distress symptoms. Includes instruction in counseling theory, therapeutic intervention strategies, patient/counselor relationships, testing and assessment methods and procedures, group therapy, marital and family therapy, child and adolescent therapy, supervised counseling practice, ethical standards, and applicable regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Political Scientists
Study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as public opinion, political decision-making, and ideology. May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities. May conduct public opinion surveys, analyze election results, or analyze public documents.
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in political science, international affairs, and international relations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.
Psychologists, All Other
All psychologists not listed separately.
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

President John Jackson
Accredited by Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation
Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Full-time Faculty 30
Student : Faculty Ratio 13 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 76 : 23
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 16
Tenure Track Faculty 80
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 3

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 69.3% accepted of 482 applications

75% of students graduated in the top half of their class.
46% of students graduated in the top quarter of their class.
16% of students graduated in the top tenth of their class.

25th - 75th Percentile
ACTComposite20 - 25
English19 - 26
Math18 - 25
 
SATMath450 - 580
Reading460 - 580
Writing440 - 570

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Academic GPA, Standardized Test Scores, Rigor Of Secondary School Record, Religious Affiliation Commitment, Character Personal Qualities, Application Essay

Important: Racial Ethnic Status, Extracurricular Activities, Interview, Level Of Applicants Interest, Recommendations

Also Considered: Talent Ability, First Generation College Student, State Residency, Alumni Relation, Class Rank, Geographical Residence, Work Experience, Volunteer Work

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
Visual Performing Arts 0 1
Computer Science 0 1
History 2 3
English 4 0
Math 3 4
Science 3 0
Science Lab 2 0
Social Studies 1 0
Foreign Language 2 3
Academic Electives 2 3

Other Application Information: Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates SAT or ACT

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $19,019 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $13,609
$30K-$48K $11,854
$48K-$75K $15,227
$75K-$110K $21,544
$110K+ $25,868

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $22,520, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $22,520 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,520 Same as On-Campus
Housing $9,520 $11,268
Books $1,710 $1,710
Total (before financial aid) $35,270 $37,018

Students Receiving Aid

100% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 96% $5,817
Federal Scholarships/Grants 47% $4,181
Institutional Grants 99% $10,299
Other Federal Grants 41% $97
Other Loans 5% $14,793
Pell Grants 47% $4,096
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 44% $8,073
Student Loans 96% $6,569

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.jessup.edu/financial-aid.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.jessup.edu/financial-aid/net-price-calculator.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

43% of students graduated on time.

56% of students graduated in six years.

82% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Athletics

Athletics

William Jessup University participates in the NAIA Division II for college athletics.

Sport Contact
Soccer Robbie Handy (Get recruited )
Basketball Aaron Muhic (Get recruited )
Track and Field and Cross Country Parker Daniells (Get recruited )
Lacrosse Garth Leone (Get recruited )
Sport Coach
Softball Kevin Amick (Get recruited )
Basketball Guin Boggs (Get recruited )
Volleyball Terry Stafford (Get recruited )
Soccer Jamie Howard (Get recruited )
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