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Duval County is home to the following 6 Colleges: Edward Waters College, Florida Community College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville University, Jones College -Jacksonville, Trinity Baptist College, and University of North Florida.

Jacksonville University 198 acre suburban campus is nestled among majestic, moss-shrouded oaks on the banks of the St. Johns River, JU’s, 10 minutes from downtown Jacksonville, and 20 minutes from Atlantic Ocean beaches. Jacksonville University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The college officially opens it doors in 1934 as a two-year community college under the name Jacksonville,’’ William J. Porter University and officially became Jacksonville University in 1956.

Jacksonville University operates year-round on a semester system. Day and evening classes, scheduled during fall and spring semesters, are about 15 weeks in duration. JU classes also are in session during the summer semester, which includes two 6-week terms, two 8-week terms, and one 12-week term. This College awards certificates, bachelor's, and master's degrees in the following areas of concentration: Accounting, Aeronautics, Business Administration, Computer Art & Design, Marine Science, Naval Science / NROTC, Nursing, Orthodontics, Psychology, Physical Education Tracks, Sociology, and Teaching.

Jones College – Jacksonville has been offering its education to students since 1918 in a traditional environment and has been offering Distance Learning for more than five years. The Senior College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Jones College awards degrees of Science in Allied Health Management, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Studies, Legal Assistant, and Medical Assistant. Bachelor of Science and Associate in Science degrees are offered on-line for Business Administration and Computer Information Systems.

Contact information:

Jacksonville University
2800 University Boulevard North.,
Jacksonville, FL. 32211
Phone 1: 1 (800) 955-8771
Phone 2: (904) 256-7000
Fax: (904) 256-7012

Jones College
5353 Arlington Expressway (Arlington Campus)
Jacksonville, FL. 32211
Phone: (904) 743-1122

Jones College
1195 Edgewood Ave., South (West Campus)
Jacksonville, FL. 32205
Phone: (904) 743-1122


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