University of Jamestown Overview
Located in Jamestown, North Dakota, University of Jamestown is a private not-for-profit institution. Jamestown is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is University of Jamestown Known For?
- The 4% student loan default rate at JC is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- The doctor's degree is the highest degree offered at JC.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, JC bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $43,800 a year. That's about 7% more than their peers at other schools.
University of Jamestown Rankings
JC is ranked #1,033 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. It is also ranked #4 out of 8 schools in North Dakota.
The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that JC has received.
Notable Undergraduate Rankings for JC
|Best Colleges for the Money||276|
|Best Colleges for Diversity||354|
|Best Colleges for International Students||825|
|Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||1,494|
|Best Colleges for Veterans||1,501|
Where Is University of Jamestown?
Contact details for JC are given below.
|Address:||608 6Th St Ne, Jamestown, ND 58405|
Admission Requirements for JC
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into JC?
Approximately 61% of accepted students are men and 39% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 62%, and the acceptance rate for women is 72%.
Average Test Scores
About 10% of students accepted to JC submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 520. Math scores were between 480 and 530.
Can I Afford University of Jamestown?
Net Price by Income Group for JC
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At JC, approximately 70% of students took out student loans averaging $7,542 a year. That adds up to $30,168 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at JC is 3.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Jamestown Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 221 graduate students at the school.
Of the 871 full-time undergraduates at JC, 50% are male and 50% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Jamestown students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||32|
|Hispanic or Latino||62|
North Dakota students aren't the only ones who study at University of Jamestown. At this time, 18 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 24 countries are represented at JC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, United Kingdom, and Mexico.
Online Learning at University of Jamestown
The following chart shows how the online learning population at JC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 11th most popular in North Dakota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of JC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Jamestown was 123.9%. This is the #308 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at JC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of JC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Communication & Journalism||78%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at JC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at JC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Jamestown Majors
In 2017-2018, University of Jamestown awarded 382 undergraduate degrees and 194 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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