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University of Jamestown Overview

Located in Jamestown, North Dakota, University of Jamestown is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding location of Jamestown is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

What Is University of Jamestown Known For?

191 Undergraduate Awards
$22,102 Avg Cost After Aid
65% Acceptance Rate
  • The 4% student loan default rate at UJ 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 award offered at UJ.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from UJ with a bachelor's degree make about $43,800 a year. That's 7% more than those who graduate from other schools.

Where Is University of Jamestown?

Location of University of Jamestown

Contact details for UJ are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 608 6Th St Ne, Jamestown, ND 58405
Phone: 701-252-3467
Website: www.uj.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/University-of-Jamestown/124742453792
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JimmieKnight

Admission Requirements for UJ

Submission Required?
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
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UJ?

65% Acceptance Rate
39% Of Accepted Are Women
10% Submit SAT Scores
UJ has an acceptance rate of 65%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

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 UJ 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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Jamestown  ( 460 to 520 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Jamestown  ( 480 to 530 )
200
800
UJ received ACT scores from 82% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 24. Math scores were between 19 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for University of Jamestown  ( 19 to 24 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for University of Jamestown  ( 19 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Jamestown  ( 19 to 24 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Jamestown?

$22,102 Net Price
70% Take Out Loans
3.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UJ is $22,102. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 UJ, 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 UJ 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

868 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 893 undergraduate students at UJ, with 868 being full-time and 25 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UJ

There are also 196 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 868 full-time undergraduates at UJ, 51% are male and 49% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UJ

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Jamestown students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UJ Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 43
Hispanic or Latino 90
White 630
International Students 65
Other Races/Ethnicities 33

Geographic Diversity

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 UJ. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, United Kingdom, and Mexico.

Online Learning at University of Jamestown

56 Took All Classes Online
56 Took At Least One Class Online
123.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 4 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at UJ. In 2017-2018, 56 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UJ has changed over the last few years.

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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 UJ

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 UJ regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UJ majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Communication & Journalism 78%
Education 14%
Educational Administration 40%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UJ 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 UJ.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Educational Administration #21
Education #53

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 Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 26 19 0 45
Educational Administration 1 39 0 40
Health & Physical Education 38 0 0 38
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 36 36
Nursing 23 0 0 23
Teacher Education Subject Specific 16 0 0 16
General Biology 12 0 0 12
Communication & Media Studies 9 0 0 9
General Psychology 9 0 0 9
Accounting 8 0 0 8
Computer Science 6 0 0 6
Political Science & Government 6 0 0 6
General English Literature 4 0 0 4
History 4 0 0 4
Criminal Justice & Corrections 4 0 0 4
Design & Applied Arts 4 0 0 4
Finance & Financial Management 3 0 0 3
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3 0 0 3
Romance Languages 3 0 0 3
Mental & Social Health Services 0 3 0 3
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 2 0 0 2
Management Information Systems 2 0 0 2
Fine & Studio Arts 2 0 0 2
Area Studies 1 0 0 1
Allied Health Professions 1 0 0 1
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 1 0 0 1
Mathematics 1 0 0 1
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies 1 0 0 1
Drama & Theater Arts 1 0 0 1
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Fields 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 0
Applied Mathematics 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 191 61 36 288

References

*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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