Jacksonville University School of Nursing


Located on a beautiful 190-acre campus overlooking the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, FL, Jacksonville University is a traditional, accredited, long-standing university with an outstanding faculty and unparalleled academics. JU offers some of the largest online nursing degree programs in the country and is recognized as one of the nation’s foremost teaching institutions. In fact, Jacksonville University is consistently named one of America’s best colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Experience our campus web tour and look for the Lazzara Health Sciences Building, the home of the College of Nursing.

University Distinctions

Jacksonville University’s nationally recognized faculty have won prestigious awards from the Carnegie Foundation, as well as honors such as U.S. Professor of the Year, Florida Professor of the Year and more.

U.S. News & World Reports has ranked the Jacksonville University School of Nursing as one of the best schools in the nation, and U.S. News & World Reports has ranked Jacksonville University as one of America’s best colleges.

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With 19 NCAA varsity sports programs that compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference and the Pioneer Football League, Jacksonville University gives its students and supporters plenty to cheer about. The Dolphins have achieved impressive results, most notably a Pioneer Football League championship and Atlantic Sun Conference championship in men’s soccer. Jacksonville University sets the standard for excellence on and off the field. Click here for the latest news about the Dolphins.

Degrees and Majors

Founded more than 75 years ago, Jacksonville University has more than 20,000 alumni. With students from 44 states and 55 foreign countries, the university offers seven bachelor’s degrees in more than 70 areas. In addition to the online RN to BSN and online MSN degree programs, JU offers on-campus graduate programs including the Master of Arts in Teaching, the Master of Business Administration and the Executive Master of Business Administration. Jacksonville University also offers a Family Nurse Practitioner degree with an Emergency Nurse Practitioner specialization as well as a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree.

Student Links

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Jacksonville University Carl S. Swisher Library