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IPEDS ID: 444723
OPE ID: 03534300
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Jones International University
All programs offered completely via Distance education
9697 East Mineral Avenue, Centennial, Colorado 80112
General information:  (800) 811-5663
Website:  www.jiu.edu
Type:  4-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  2,782 (1,634 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  41 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Credit Accepted
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty1694
Instructional1694
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees$11,880$12,480$12,720$12,7200.0%
Books and supplies$1,360$1,360$1,360$1,3600.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$5,880$5,880$6,016$6,1442.1%
Other$480$480$480$4800.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$6,360$6,360$6,496$6,6242.0%
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Off Campus$19,600$20,200$20,576$20,7040.6%
Off Campus with Family$19,600$20,200$20,576$20,7040.6%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
Tuition$8,280
Fees$0
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid117684%————
Grant or scholarship aid16478%$839,875$5,121
Federal grants16478%$839,875$5,121
Pell grants16478%$834,825$5,090
Other federal grants63%$5,050$842
State/local government grant or scholarships00%$0
Institutional grants or scholarships00%$0
Student loan aid17483%$1,581,060$9,087
Federal student loans17483%$1,581,060$9,087
Other student loans00%$0
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,17770%$4,866,106$4,134
Pell grants1,17370%$4,778,056$4,073
Federal student loans1,37282%$12,299,326$8,965
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2010-20112011-20122012-2013
Average net price$14,676$15,534$15,455
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$14,787$15,794$15,510
$30,001 – $48,000$16,352$16,578$17,008
$48,001 – $75,000$18,725$16,990$17,677
$75,001 – $110,000$20,200$20,576
$110,001 and more$19,600$20,576
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment2,782
Undergraduate enrollment1,634
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment96
Graduate enrollment1,148
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 48%
Part-time: 52%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 32%
Female: 68%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 35%
Hispanic/Latino: 4%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 28%
Two or more races: 13%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 19%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 11%
25 and over: 85%
Age unknown: 4%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 3%
Out-of-state: 97%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 71%
Part-time: 29%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 100%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 0%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 100%
Enrolled in some distance education: -1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: -1%
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 20%
Part-time students: 25%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
  • The vast majority of JIU’s students switch in and out of full-time and part-time status; students may drop to part-time status once a cohort is established. These students may not be in courses in the fall (Aug, Sept, and Oct) of the following year, but may be considered in good academic standing with the university, based upon the individual student’s term structure, and as such, those students are counted here, as retained.
  • The vast majority of JIU’s students switch in and out of full-time and part-time status; students may drop to part-time status once a cohort is established. These students may not be in courses in the fall (Aug, Sept, and Oct) of the following year, but may be considered in good academic standing with the university, based upon the individual student’s term structure, and as such, those students are counted here, as retained.
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in 2007-08
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 20%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 33%
Female: 11%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in 2007-08 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
Black or African American: 0%
Hispanic/Latino: 17%
White: 24%
Two or more races: 100%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 14%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in 2007-08 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and seeking a bachelor's degree, who earn a bachelor’s degree within a specified amount of time. At this institution, 24 percent of the overall cohort were pursuing bachelor's degrees in 2007.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
4-year: 67%
6-year: 67%
8-year: 67%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterDoctorPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General57d116d186d5d12d
Business/Corporate Communications-28d42d--
Category total57d144d228d5d12d
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia0d----
Category total0d----
Education
Education, General--425d42d19d
Category total--425d42d19d
Grand total571446534731
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1999 -  Accredited
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession0
Drug law violations0
Liquor law violations0
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter0
Negligent manslaughter0
Sex offenses - Forcible0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)0
Robbery0
Aggravated assault0
Burglary0
Motor vehicle theft0
Arson0
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate15.1%8.2%
Number in default19866
Number in repayment1,311801
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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