University of Jamestown
Jamestown, ND 58405

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,137
Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 758 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

57%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Jamestown is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,560 applications and 894 students were granted admission. University of Jamestown is at the #55 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 75% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 19% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT890 to 1140
ACT20 to 25
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, University of Jamestown's tuition was $19,930 for all students regardless of residency (25.6% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$16,944
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$19,930
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$19,930
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of University of Jamestown's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 27% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,295 (which is 2.4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Jamestown in 2016-2017, was 163, which is 71% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,612 (which is 4.8% below the national average.)

$4,295
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,612
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Jamestown has enrolled a total of 1,137 students (1,095 students full-time and 42 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,137 students, 57 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 48% men and 52% women and 955 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 182 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 29 students for distance studies.

1,137
Total Enrollment
57
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 76%

Non-resident alien: 9%

Hispanic: 6%

Black/African American: 4%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Jamestown.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 30% 16
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 11% 6
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 7% 4
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 4% 2
Psychology 4% 2
Education 4% 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 4% 2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 4% 2
Health Professions And Related Programs 0% 0
Visual And Performing Arts 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

50%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Jamestown full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
12%
Dropout rate
38%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$35,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of University of Jamestown graduates 6 years after enrollment is $35,800. Last year, out of the total 373 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 373 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 590 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 543 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $35,800 $42,400
Employment Rate 100% 92%
Total Graduates 373 590

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of University of Jamestown.

University of Mary
97.9 mile away
Presentation College
99.3 mile away