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Uncommon: Anything But Ordinary

Jessup provides an uncommon experience by combining a highly relational community with a Christ-centered academic experience focused on how to think instead of what to think.

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Actively Shaping the Future

What is it like to explore, solve, share, and defend tough social economical issues? Our Business and Public Policy seniors get to do just that with our Capstone projects and presentations.

Making an Impact Here and Afar

Recent Department of Education Graduate, Rachel, is serving our community as a teacher in a South Sacramento school. She found her passion for teaching while at Jessup and she now inspires young students to chase after and obtain their dreams.

Created to Tell a Story

Jessup Arts explores creativity through music, visual arts, and performing & theatre arts. Our music students have recorded at Skywalker Ranch. Our Theatre Arts students perform once a semester and have been called, “The best performance between Tahoe and San Francisco.”

Staying Christ-Centered in the Center of it All


Jessup undergraduate degrees prepare students for a career and graduate school featuring quality Liberal Arts curriculum, founded on the integration of faith and academia.


Master conceptual frameworks while understanding theory, and relevant methodologies to become an employable and successful leader.

Degree Completion

We are committed to your degree goal. Finish stronger, earn a degree that has high academic standards interwoven with Biblical principles.


A high quality, enriching educational experience for distant learners. Courses designed to reflect the best practices in online education.

Upcoming Events

December the 14th - Jessup honors the graduating class of 2019.  Join us in celebrating the end of one journey and beginning of new endeavors.

This invitation-only event is a prestigious event to compete for our top academic scholarships. Applications are due December 1st.

Recent News

According to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2019 rankings Jessup ranked second in the Regional Colleges West category; second in the Best Colleges…

Discover your purpose and reach your goals by earning a flexible, affordable online degree at William Jessup University. We offer professional programs that feature personalized…

William Jessup University is ranked #2 in Regional Colleges West. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of…

Did You Know?

In 1939 the Bible School that would become Jessup started with just 14 students in San Jose

In 2018

Jessup's production of Scrooge won 9 of 12 Elly Awards for musical achievement.

In 2018

Jessup is home to more than 1700 students and almost 200 faculty.

Life as a Warrior

The Jessup Student Activities group is committed to engage the whole student in partnership with academics through multiple avenues of programming and media to continue their education, spiritual formation and directed experiences.

U.S. News & World Report

Ranked Jessup as the 2nd Best Regional College in the West.

U.S. News & World Report Also

Ranked Jessup as the 2nd Best College for Veterans

U.S. News & World Report Also

Ranked Jessup as the 4th Best Value School

Hope Focused

Jessup students and faculty work in partnership with the local church and surrounding communities to build a foundation of hope focused solutions that are beggining to answer some of California's tougher questions. Find out how Jessup can partner with you.

``We believe that students can and should become more spiritually thriving during college. We believe that students can and should receive a quality liberal arts education that equips them to think and behave well as followers of Christ.``

John Jackson, Ph.D. - President

In partnership with the Church, the purpose of William Jessup University is to educate transformational leaders for the glory of God.

JESSUP Mission Statement

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