[year] Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$27,823

Net Price

78%

Admitted

36%

Enrolled

60%

Graduation Rate

13/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

William Jessup University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 1,685. In 2021, there were 117 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #32 in California and ranks #540 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

117

Total Enrollment

1,685

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation, WASC Senior College and University Commission

Ranking for William Jessup University

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#32

California Rank

Combining ranking factors for 82 schools that offer psychology degrees in California, William Jessup University ranks #32.

#540

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., William Jessup University ranks #540.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, William Jessup University offers General Psychology at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Counseling and Applied Psychology and Counseling Psychology.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
Counseling and Applied Psychology31
Counseling Psychology31
General Psychology55
Total Graduates5562
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 666 students applied to the William Jessup University. The university admitted 78% and 36% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for California universities is 21,883. On average, all California institutions admit 64% and 22% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of William Jessup University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 62%. Compared to all California four or more years colleges, the percentage is 72%.

The overall graduation rate for William Jessup University is 60%, compared to 66% for all California universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare WJU to California Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of William Jessup University to the average of all California four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

WJU

666

Applicants

78%

Percent Admitted

36%

Percent Enrolled

62%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

60%

Graduation Rate

CA Colleges

21,883

Applicants

64%

Percent Admitted

22%

Percent Enrolled

72%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

66%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 49 or 21% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 189 or 79% part-time faculty members employed at William Jessup University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 49 or 21%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

WJU

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

21%

Percent Full-Time

79%

Percent Part-Time

21%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

CA Colleges

19 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

40%

Percent Full-Time

60%

Percent Part-Time

39%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at William Jessup University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $36,000, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,125.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $13,924 and the average cost for graduate fees is $603.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend William Jessup University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for William Jessup University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$12,368
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,979
Total Living Expenses$15,347
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$36,000
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,125
Total Undergraduate Expenses$52,472
In-State, Graduate Tuition$13,924
In-State, Graduate Fees$603
Total Graduate Expenses$14,527
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend William Jessup University is $27,823. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare William Jessup University to all California universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

WJU

$52,472

Cost to Attend

$19,323

Average Financial Aid

93%

Percent Receiving Aid

$27,823

Net Price

CA Colleges

$33,186

Cost to Attend

$9,615

Average Financial Aid

80%

Percent Receiving Aid

$14,526

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 152 or 93%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 1,111 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $19,323.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid1,111$19,323
Pell Grants439$4,504
Federal Student Loans775$6,823
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the William Jessup University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

WJU

1,111

Grant or Scholarship Aid

48%

Grants or Scholarships

439

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

775

Federal Student Loans

33%

Federal Student Loans

CA Colleges

6,293

Grant or Scholarship Aid

60%

Grants or Scholarships

3,062

Number of Pell Grants

29%

Pell Grants

1,114

Federal Student Loans

11%

Federal Student Loans

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