University of Jamestown Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#5861 of 14,131 In the World
#1611 of 2,597 In North America
#1527 of 2,496 In the United States
#7 of 14 In North Dakota

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
72%
Average SAT
1025
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$19,744 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
912
Graduates
235
Male:Female Ratio
52:48
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
uj.edu

University of Jamestown Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 72% 70% 76%
Applicants 1,356 923 433
Admissions 975 647 328
Freshmen enrolled full time 266 161 105
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

147 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

150 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
54 or 22%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 940
or below

75% of them
had 1110
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of Jamestown are 940-1110 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
194 or 78%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of Jamestown are 19-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 882 (77%)
Hispanic 94 (8%)
Nonresident Alien 64 (6%)
Black or African American 52 (5%)
Two or more races 24 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 13 (1%)
Asian 7 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 5 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,744/year
Average aid awarded
$14,824
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $16,045
$30-48K $16,466
$48-75K $18,341
$75-110K $20,780
$110K+ $21,625

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $22,718$10,948
Tuition in-state $22,718$10,948
Tuition out-of-state $22,718$10,948
Fee in-district $780$90
Fee in-state $780$90
Fee out-of-state $780$90

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 724
Combined charge for room and board $8,316
Room charge $4,000
Meal charge $4,316

University of Jamestown Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Physical Therapy & Therapist 36
Curriculum and Instruction 30
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 26
Business Administration and Management, General 24
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 20
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 14
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 13
Psychology, General 13
Organizational Leadership 11
Elementary Education and Teaching 10
Accounting 9
Computer and Information Sciences, General 7
Mechanical Engineering 6
Information Technology 5
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 5
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Political Science and Government, General 4
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 4
Financial Planning and Services 3
History, General 3
History Teacher Education 2
Management Information Systems, General 2
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist 2
Art & Art Studies, General 1
Biochemistry 1
English Language and Literature, General 1
Music Performance, General 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Grand Total 187 41 36
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 55% 49% 61%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%

Publications & Citations

Publications
63
Citations
1,100

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
13 / 66
Medicine
13 / 813
Engineering
12 / 46
Physics
12 / 46
Chemistry
10 / 46
Materials Science
10 / 46
Psychology
9 / 869
Biology
6 / 30
Health Science
5 / 621
Business
4 / 28
Social Psychology
4 / 211
Mathematics
4 / 6
History
4 / 11
Physical Therapy
3 / 593
Sociology
3 / 6
Environmental Science
3 / 25
Economics
3 / 23
Acoustical Engineering
2 / 3
Development Studies
2 / 21
Anatomy and Physiology
2 / 3
Literature
2 / 4
Occupational Therapy
2 / 606
Art & Design
2 / 4
Computer Science
2 / 5
Statistics
2 / 2
Accounting
2 / 5
Psychiatry
2 / 153
Gerontology
1 / 16
Toxicology
1 / 1
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
1 / 5
Ecology
1 / 19
Finance
1 / 2
Astrophysics and Astronomy
1 / 0
Urology
1 / 18
Demography
1 / 1
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
1 / 3
Criminology and Criminal Justice
1 / 18
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
1 / 0
Earth science and Geophysics
1 / 0
Oncology and Cancer research
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 2
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 1 3
1995 1 2
1996 0 2
1997 0 1
1998 2 4
1999 2 3
2000 1 10
2001 0 41
2002 0 33
2003 1 38
2004 1 46
2005 0 44
2006 0 67
2007 1 65
2008 2 52
2009 0 57
2010 1 61
2011 3 70
2012 3 72
2013 2 68
2014 6 42
2015 0 51
2016 1 33
2017 3 44
2018 6 29
2019 8 41
2020 8 47
2021 13 101

Notable alumni

  1. Alvin Plantinga

    Alvin Plantinga
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    philosophertheologianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Alvin Carl Plantinga is an American analytic philosopher who works primarily in the fields of philosophy of religion, epistemology (particularly on issues involving epistemic justification), and logic.

  2. Dick Armey

    Dick Armey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Enrolled in the University of Jamestown
    In 1963 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianuniversity teacherprofessoreconomistassistant professor
    Biography

    Richard Keith Armey is an American economist and politician. He was a U.S. Representative from Texas's 26th congressional district (1985–2003) and House Majority Leader (1995–2003). He was one of the engineers of the "Republican Revolution" of the 1990s, in which Republicans were elected to majorities of both houses of Congress for the first time in four decades. Armey was one of the chief authors of the Contract with America. Armey is also an author and former economics professor. After his retirement from Congress, he has worked as a consultant, advisor, and lobbyist.

  3. Ralph R. Erickson

    Ralph R. Erickson
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    judgelawyer
    Biography

    Ralph Robert Erickson is an American lawyer and jurist who serves as a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

  4. Barbara McClintock

    Barbara McClintock
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    children's writerwriter
    Biography

    Barbara McClintock is an American illustrator and author of children's books.

General info

Alternative names Jimmies
UJ
JC
Founded 1883
Motto Your Success. Our Tradition.
Colors orange, black
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 213
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 608 6th St NE
Jamestown, North Dakota, 58405
United States
City population 16,000
Phone 7012523467
Fax +1 (701) 253 4318

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