John F Kennedy University (JFKU)

Pleasant Hill, CA

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John F Kennedy University

John F Kennedy University

John F Kennedy University Student Essentials

John F Kennedy University Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.jfku.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
In-State Tuition: $18,900
Out-of-State Tuition: $18,900
Enrollment: 1,795
Year Established: 1964

About JFKU

John F. Kennedy University offers accelerated and flexible degree programs for adults, as well as graduate degrees. JFK University’s programs are both traditional and innovative and integrate hands-on learning and activities.

Located in Pleasantville, California, JFK University has additional campuses throughout the state.

Undergraduate and graduate majors available at JFK include:

  • Education
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Liberal Psychology
  • Museum Studies

JFK even has a full-fledged law school for aspiring attorneys.

In addition to its traditional programs of study, JFK University offers unique and progressive majors like:

  • Arts and Consciousness
  • Consciousness and Transformative Studies
  • Holistic Health Education

The continuing education division awards advanced certifications in specific psychological treatments. These also include traditional and innovative courses. Certifications include:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • EMDR
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Somatic Therapy

Students at JFK University participate in a number of professional activities and assignments outside of class. These include internships and other service-learning projects.

Admission requirements vary, depending on the program to which one is applying. All applicants will need to submit an admissions application, transcripts, recommendation letters and a personal essay.

JFK University offers federal financial aid awards. Financial aid packages usually include a combination of scholarships, grants and loans. To apply for financial aid, applicants will need to submit a FAFSA.

JFKU Location

John F Kennedy University
100 Ellinwood Way
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523


Getting Around JFKU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Pleasant Hill, CA

Winter
Dec
56
36
Jan
55
36
Feb
61
38
Spring
Mar
66
41
Apr
72
43
May
79
46
Summer
Jun
85
50
Jul
89
51
Aug
88
51
Fall
Sep
84
50
Oct
76
46
Nov
64
40

JFKU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 421
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,795

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 13%
  • Caucasian: 30%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 2%
  • Asian: 7%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 39%
Latino 7%
African American 13%
Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska native 2%
Asian 7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 39%

Undergraduate 23%
Graduate 77%
Full-Time 36%
Part-Time 64%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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