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Be a Name Not a Number

Faculty at Jessup is committed to getting to know you beyond the seat you fill in the classroom. Building these strong relationships can lead to better job and grad school prospects upon graduating.  

Featured Program: Music

Through performance and classes the program enables students to develop the range of knowledge, skills, and competencies required for successful careers in the field of music and acceptance into post‐graduate degree programs

US News Best Colleges Ranking

Ranked 4th in Best Value Schools in Regional Colleges West. 

Uncommon Experience

Located in Northern California’s Heartland, Jessup University knows our students are anything but ordinary. WJU provides an experience that combines a highly relational community with a Christ-centered academic experience focused on how to think instead of what to think.

“We are committed to helping students Thrive Spiritually, receive a Quality Liberal Arts Education, and be Exceptionally Employable.”

As an exceptional Christian college in Sacramento, CA, William Jessup University seeks to develop the whole person by developing skills in communication, quantitative reasoning, and critical thinking and by exposing students to a broad cross-section of knowledge in science, social science, and the humanities.


William Jessup University is a nationally ranked Christian university in the heart of Northern California. It maintains the highest academic standards and is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Additionally, Jessup is a founding member of the International Alliance for Christian Education.


Jessup’s esteemed professors hold doctorates from some of the world’s leading research universities, such as Cambridge, MIT, Cornell, Stanford and Oxford. A 15-to-1 student-faculty ratio allows students to receive personal attention and mentoring.

Financial Aid

Jessup distributes more than $30 million in scholarships each year to students, and about 84 percent of Jessup students receive some form of aid. Student affordability is the highest priority in the university’s current $180 million fundraising campaign.


Jessup puts the safety of its students and faculty at the center of all conversations. With a dedicated campus safety and security, state of the art networks and badge systems, its easy to see what Jessup consistently rated as a safe campus.

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