Judson University Overview
Judson University is a Christian college nestled along the Fox River in the city of Elgin, just 36 miles northwest of Chicago. Our 88,000 square foot Harm A. Weber Academic Center, which is home to our library and School of Art, Design and Architecture, is a LEED Gold certified building and one of the most energy-efficient buildings of its kind in North America.
Judson University is home to over 1,250 students from 36 states and 30 countries. Judson offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, minors and pre-professional programs and are currently the only evangelical Christian college or university to offer a fully-accredited graduate program in architecture.
Life at Judson
Our campus is located in Elgin, Illinois, a far northwest suburb of Chicago. With a population of more than 110,000 people, Elgin is a city within the suburbs that offers a variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment options for Judson students.
Residence Life at Judson is an important part of our campus. Living on campus is a big part of our one-of-a-kind community. You will make close friends, participate in campus traditions and be surrounded by an incredibly supportive network. There are four main residence halls at Judson, each offering dorm suite-style housing options. Each of our residence halls has a resident director (RD), a full-time Judson staff person who lives in the building. Resident directors work alongside student resident assistants (RAs) to provide a fun and safe environment.
Things to do in Elgin
Why Choose Judson University
The Judson Edge
Hybrid Programs with Integrated CPT
Proximity to Chicago
$2,000 Scholarship for Doctor of Education in Computer Science
Tuition Rate Is 20% Lower Than Average Private College Tuition
Accredited By Higher Learning Commission
Diverse Student Body from 30+ Countries
Popular Programs at Judson University
Master Of Business Administration (MBA)
36 Credit hours | $750/Credit hour | 18 Months
MA In Human Services Administration
37 Credit hours | $750/Credit hour | 19 Months
Doctor Of Education In Computer Science
72 Credit hours | $11,250/Year | 4 Years
TOEFL – 550 (Paper based), 213 (Computer based), or 79 (Internet based), IELTS – 6.5, Duolingo – 105
3.0 overall undergraduate grade point average (GPA)
GMAT/GRE is not required
Letter of Recommendation (LOR)
Two letters of recommendation
Transcripts detailing undergraduate coursework of an acquired BA, BS or any undergraduate bachelor’s degree
Resume/CV, Credential Evaluation required for International Students