Jacksonville University, founded in 1934, combines the distinct advantages of choosing a liberal arts college with the definitive strengths of attending an urban comprehensive university. Its outstanding academic programs and resources prepare JU students for success in their chosen careers and advanced study at the graduate level. Flourishing connections with area businesses and civic organizations provide its students fantastic, meaningful internships and educational opportunities outside of the classroom; the university offers seven bachelor's degree programs and more than 70 majors, programs and concentrations. The beautiful, landmark-rich 190 acre river front campus is located in suburban Jacksonville, just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. Student groups on Orlando hiatus considering their academic options may want to arrange a tour and explore the magnificent campus in person; what better way to meet and mingle with students and professors and experience first hand a cross section of the unique lifestyle and culture that makes Jacksonville University such a wonderful choice!