Jacksonville University is located in a beautiful riverfront setting in suburban Jacksonville, across the St. Johns River from downtown and just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. The campus includes a half-mile of riverfront, oak-lined paths and a mix of historic and new campus buildings.
With more than 70,000 college students in the area, Jacksonville really is a college town that offers many entertainment options, including professional sports, live music and theatre. Jacksonville ranked in the top 20 in 2009 of mid-sized cities that are considered the best college towns (according to the American Institute of Economic Research).
Our campus is also close to miles of uncrowded white, sandy beaches that feature beautiful oceanfront hotels, great dining, shopping, golf courses, family entertainment, festivals, concerts and much more.