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Jacksonville University (JU)

Women's D1 Coach: Mindy McCord
Profile
Size
5 / 10
2,920 Undergrads / 4,213 Students
Cost
8 / 10
$24,020 Net Price
Selectivity
1 / 10
92% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Atlantic Sun Conf. (ASUN)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
77%
Overall Graduation Rate
52%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
40% / 52%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Coach's Description

Our goal is simple: to be The Best Place to Play Lacrosse! We have 100% graduation rate for our team! Our grads earn as much or more then Ivy League, or "high academic" schools with our average graduate earning $74,500 after they graduate. 45% of our graduates have earned a graduate-level degree (seven graduating classes so far). We have access to internship programs that rural schools do not. We have unforgettable beaches just minutes from our scenic riverfront campus. Top Majors of our JU Lax Graduates: Business (finance, accounting, marketing, administration, sports business) Health Science (nursing, pre-med, kinesiology, administration) Liberal Arts (communication, psychology, sociology paired with a business minor, education) JU Offers 70 majors and NONE are off limits to our JU WLax players! We opened a brand-new, lacrosse-only facility with the best locker room and meeting spaces in the world. The JLC is a unique home for our men's and women's teams and features a cafe, recovery room, staff offices, study hall Mac lab, and some amazing common spaces. It's truly an impressive facility and one of a kind! We follow awesome, unique core values and our staff, who has been together for ten years, adheres to these same values! Our head coach, Mindy McCord, is a 7x coach of the year and recently signed a contract extension good through the 2024 season (a 5-year contract). The school believes in our program and wants women's lacrosse to be successful! Here are a few of our on-field accomplishments: Earned Conference Championship Rings: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 NCAA Playoff Berths: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 NCAA Scoring Championships: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2018, 2019 NCAA #1 Rankings: Scoring, Scoring Margin, Caused Turnovers, Ground Balls and Draw Controls (from 2010-2015) IWLCA Academic Merit Squad: 2013 (3rd in D1) IWLCA Academic Honor Roll: 2011-2019 Team GPA Award: Highest Team GPA at JU, 3.56 Our games are often on ESPN3 or ESPN+ and most of our games can be watched live! Don't just read about our profile: come to our campus and get to know us personally! We offer camps and clinics throughout the year and we love teaching the game. Fly direct from most parts of the country. Discount carriers also fly to JAX. JU is just 20 minutes from JAX...it's EASY to get to JU!

Team Road Trips

Most games are scheduled at schools around Florida and South Carolina. The team also travels to New York and North Carolina. The team typically plays in a neutral site during preseason in areas around Florida. Other trips in the past include Detroit, Michigan and Nashville, Tennessee.

Recruit Commits
2022
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Abby Moran St. Michaels Catholic Academy Austin, TX Att, Mid
Kylie Redman Gerstell Academy Hampstead, MD Def
Brookelynn Hodgin San Clemente High School San Clemente , CA Goal
Brigid Manning Sayville West Sayville, NY Mid, Draw
Maddison Santini Rocky Mountain High School Fort Collins, CO Mid, Draw
Olivia Johnson Nashua High School South Nashua, NH Att
Ainsley Scruggs Bishop Ireton HS Alexandria, VA Att
 
2021
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Bailey Broadbent Middletown High School Jefferson, MD Att, Mid
Jenelle Bennardo Harborfields High School Greenlawn, NY Att, Mid
Maddy Orefice Cherry Hill High School West Cherry Hill, NJ Mid
Alexandra Kulinski Cherokee HS Marlton, NJ Mid
Alex Kulinski Cherokee HS Marlton, NJ Mid
Madison Plitt Century HS Sykesville, MD Mid
 
2020
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Brianna Samuels Allentown Cream Ridge , NJ Att, Mid
Audrey Moran Manasquan Manasquan, NJ Att
Riley Dash Harborfields Greenlawn, NY Att, Mid
Laurelle Weisbrod South Delta Senior Secondary Delta, BC Att
Mattie Davis Terry Sanford HS Fayetteville, NC Mid
Paige Pagano The Bishop Strachan School Toronto, ON Goal
 
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Kaitlin Bush Mount De Sales Academy Catonsville, MD Att
Addy Tysdal Valor Christian HS Highlands Ranch, CO Goal
Mackenzie Boyle Red Bank Catholic Little Silver, NJ Att
Kaitlyn Bush Mount de Sales , MD Att
Hudson Gentile Notre Dame Prep Forest Hill, MD Mid
Adele Spencer Roland Park Abingdon, MD Mid, Def
Brooke Beverly Mill Creek Dacula, GA Att
Delaney Ott Severna Park Severna Park, MD Goal
Gabriella Sabater Kell GA Mid
Emma Mcloughlin Northport NY Mid
Grace Hobson Huntingtown MD Att
 
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Commitment has been verified or submitted from a trusted source
Events By Jacksonville University (JU) Coaches
Dec 21-22 '19
Jacksonville, FL
 
Women's 12-18
Feb 8 '20
Jacksonville, FL
 
Women's 13-18
Mar 1 '20
Jacksonville, FL
 
Women's 13-18
Jul 21-23 '20
Jacksonville, FL
 
Women's 13-18
Jul 6-8 '21
Jacksonville, FL
 
Women's 13-18
Aug 28-29 '21
Jacksonville, FL
 
Women's 13-18
Location
2800 University Blvd N, Jacksonville, FL, 32211 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Jacksonville Florida Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Orlando Florida Area
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • West Palm Beach Florida Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
Where Grads Work
  • US Navy
  • Florida Blue
  • Bank of America
  • CSX
  • Duval County Public Schools
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Baptist Health
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Wells Fargo
  • EverBank
  • US Army
  • Citi
  • Baptist Medical Center
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Consulting
  • Support
  • Arts and Design
  • Media and Communication
  • Marketing
  • Program and Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Administrative
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
450 - 570
Math
440 - 570
Total
990 - 1210
ACT
English
18 - 24
Math
17 - 24
Composite
18 - 25

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 440 - 550 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 5,139 1,989 3,150
% Admitted 92% 90% 92%
% Admits That Enroll 14% 17% 12%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.18
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
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    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (47%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (46%)
    Business (13%)
    Social Sciences (10%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (7%)
    Social Sciences, General (4%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (3%)
    Management Science (3%)
    Education (2%)
    Sociology (2%)
    Engineering (2%)
    Music Performance, General (2%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (2%)
    Psychology, General (2%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (2%)
    Psychology (2%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $24,020

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$38,140
    Books & Supplies$1,600
    Cost of Living$14,330
    Personal Expenses$2,330
     
    Sticker Price$56,400

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    98% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship97%$29,823
    Federal Grants39%$5,528
    Pell Grants39%$4,928
    Other Federal11%$2,110
    State & Local Grants44%$5,916
    Institutional Grants97%$24,910
     
    Student Loans62%$8,417
    Federal Loans60%$5,386
    Other Loans12%$16,914

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $44.7 Million $10,619

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $21,585.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $13,000 $229

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 4.5%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,887 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $50,500

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.39 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 40% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 1 1
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 1 -
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Other-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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