William Jessup University

Rocklin, CA, USA
4.36 Average Rating

William Jessup University is a Christian, liberal arts university located in Rocklin, California. The university’s newly rebuilt campus received the Best Rebuild/Renovation Award from the Sacramento Business Journal, and features modern architecture and bright colors to foster a creative community. While studying at WJU, students participate in both local and foreign Christ-centered outreach programs and are encouraged to go on Global Outreach trips throughout their college career. Full-time students are required to attend chapel regularly.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Other Protestant
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town
0
100
66%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 15, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
85%
Out-Of-State Students
5%
46%
Submitting ACT
77%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1129
0
1600

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,504
Total Number of Undergrads
1,204
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
46%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
55%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,817
Calculate your net cost
Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$33,550
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$33,550
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$11,040
Books and Supplies
$1917

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
41%
Average Aid Per Year
$19,528
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
41%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,203
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$15,572

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
66%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,701
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$15,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$218

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
16
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
49%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Warriors
School Colors
blue and white
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Sacramento
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Portland
Stockton
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
60%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$45,100

What Students Are Saying

4.36 Average Rating
William Jessup does a great job of making all students feel welcomed and apart of the small school community. This is a great school if you are looking for a Christian education with students and professors that actually care about you and your education.
Chris from Orangevale, CA
william jessup is a wonderful christian university that combines amazing teachers with small class sizes that allows for one on one attention with the teachers. they have a relatively reasonable tuition rate, and you really get what you pay for. the classes are wonderful and not just boring lectures that are terrible.
kalie from south lake tahoe, ca
Do you want interactive, hands on learning from professional, compassionate and knowledgeable professors? William Jessup University is hands down the best option for the learner who is interested in integrating their faith, furthering their personal journey with God and learning crucial information in a major of their choice. Overall WJU will present the student with the necessarily tools and experiences to become prosperous and make an impact in society.
Michael Livermore from San Jose, CA
A tight fit community of both young and old believers, collectively striving together to transform tomorrow, today. Whether it be in the classroom, dinning hall, or dorm, this community knows how to have fun and glorify God.
Zachary from Rocklin, CA
the sense of community is so awesome at this school. everyone is so friendly and welcoming. i love living on campus and being involved.
Steven from Shingle Springs, CA