How to Apply

Undergraduate Admissions Process

1. Apply online through the JU Application or the Common Application

    • Freshman: You have never attended univeristy before and this will be your first time
    • Transfer: You are or have attended univeristy, but have not graduated
    • Second-Degree Student: You already have a Bachelor's Degree.

2. Upload all required materials

    • High School/Secondary School Transcripts
      • Can be unofficial for the review process., however, if you choose to attend JU, you must submit official transcripts. These must be sent by your school counselor to If you email the transcripts, they will be considered unofficial.
    • Proof of English Proficiency
    • Foreign Credit Evaluation (required for transfer and second-degree students)
    • Essay
    • SAT and ACT Scores (optional)
      • If submitting scores, score reports must be sent directly from the testing organizations.
    • Letters of Recommendation (optional)

3. Once the Office of Admissions has all your materials, please allow 3-4 weeks for your application to be reviewed and a decision rendered.

    • You can check what materials are missing by logging back into your Application Portal, so please ensure you write down your login information after submitting!
    • The review process cannot begin until all required documents are submitted.

Important Notes

  • Documents received by Jacksonville University cannot be returned to you.
  • You must enroll full-time each semester (full-time is considered 12 credits or more).
  • All undergraduate persons are in-person on campus; we do not offer online undergraduate programs.
  • Students holding F-2 visas cannot attend Jacksonville University on a full-time basis.
  • All international students on F-1 or J-1 visas must provide a Financial Guarantee to show evidence of sufficient funds available for their students before their Form I-20 can be issued.
  • If you are mailing physical documents to JU, please address it as follows: 

Jacksonville University

ATTN: Office of Admissions

2800 Univeristy Blvd. N.

Jacksonville, FL, USA 32211-3321

If you have questions or require assistance on the application process, please contact the Office of Admissions at or +1 (904) 256-7000.


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Office location

2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Office hours

Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Telephone number

+1 800-225-2027