Applying to Jessup

Step into your future.

Step 1.

Start Your Application

Jessup admission applications can be completed online in about 15 minutes!

Step 2.

Turn in Your Docs

After you submit the application you’ll be asked to send us your official documents.

Official documents may be mailed to:
William Jessup University
Undergraduate Admissions
2121 University Ave
Rocklin, CA 95765

Visit Jessup

You Are Here

…or you should be. Schedule a visit! There’s no better way to picture yourself as a WARRIOR than with a Jessup Visit, tailored just for you.

  • Tour the campus
  • Attend a class
  • Experience chapel
  • Enjoy lunch in the cafe (FREE!)
  • Talk with a professor
  • Meet with an Admissions Counselor
  • Stay overnight in the Residence Halls!
  • Receive all kinds of free swag!

Hear from current students about their experiences, get your questions answered and fully experience life as a JESSUP STUDENT.

Quick Facts

Over $9M given to students in Jessup grants and scholarships

Campus design originally created by renowned Guggenheim Museum architect, Frank Gehry

Residence Halls voted #3 best college dorms in CA by Niche

Over 30,000 hours of service completed by students each year

Personal mentoring relationships with a student-faculty ratio of 13:1

Jessup is the first and largest private residential university in the greater Sacramento region.

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    Take a Tour

    Tour the campus, sit in on a class and spend the night in the residence halls. There’s no better way to catch the spirit.

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    Modern Architecture

    Jessup’s campus was designed by renowned architect, Frank Gehry whose buildings, including his private residence, have become world-renowned attractions.

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    Eat Great Food

    Eat in the award winning Crossroads Cafe (#13 best in the Nation!) or grab coffee at The Shack.

Student Life

Add Your Name to the Story

Jessup makes it easy to know, and be known by others. Experience Community Life through Intramural Sports, Outdoor Trips, Clubs and School Spirit Events all run by students, for students. From Community Life to ResHall Life, Jessup is where your life happens.

  • Airband
  • Midnight Madness
  • Homecoming
  • Humans vs Zombies
  • Nationball
  • Ping Pong
  • Tourneys
  • Justice Coalition

Thrive Spiritually

Explore, Deepen, and Apply Your Faith

Spiritual Development is a vital part of each student’s education. To complement Christ-centered teaching in the the classroom, Campus Ministries has designed an intentional menu of experiences, resources and training environments to equip our students to know and follow Jesus through weekly chapel services, small groups and local/global outreach.

It is our passion and privilege to help each student explore, deepen and apply their faith for the glory of God and the good of the world. Embrace your God-given identity and calling at Jessup.

  • Weekly Chapel Services
  • Small Groups
  • Local Outreach
  • Global Outreach


Faculty of Theology
Biblical Studies (BA)
Theology (BA)
School of Christian Leadership
Christian Leadership (BA)
Family & Children’s Ministry
Intercultural Studies
Pastoral Ministry
Youth Ministry
Youth Ministry (BA)
Ministering to Families
Counseling Youth
Division of Natural and Applied Sciences
Biology (BS)
Health & the Environment
Human Biology (pre-med)
Computer Science (BS)
Web Systems & Applications
Air Force ROTC is available
Environmental Science (BA)
Environmental Science (BS)
Ecological Research
Ecology and Field Biology
Kinesiology (BS)
Exercise Science
Health & Wellness
Sports Management
Mathematics (BA)
School of Education
Liberal Studies (BA)
Multiple Subject Credential
Child Development
Family & Children’s Ministry
American Sign Language
TESOL (Minor)
Business Department
Business (BS)
Division of Humanities & Social Sciences
English (BA)
Professional Writing
Creative Writing
History (BA)
Psychology (BA)
Counseling Community
Mental Health
Addiction Studies
Public Policy (BA)
Criminal Justice
Government and Politics
Public Administration
Public Policy
Division of Visual and Performing Arts
Music (BA)
Theatre (BA)
Theatre Management
Musical Theatre
Design/Technical Theatre
Visual & Fine Arts (BA)
Fine Arts
Graphic Design
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    Students Become Teachers

    Students go on to be teachers in public, private and charter school educational systems.

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    Students Start Businesses

    Preparing students for effective service as Christian leaders in the world

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    Students Work with Youth

    Creatively preparing students to be dynamic leaders and facilitators that inspire youth to the Christian life.

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    Students Are Artists

    Immerse yourself in the business of visual artistry, music, and theatre and discover the importance of these disciplines in the context of your faith and calling.


Become a Warrior

The goal of the Athletic Department at William Jessup University is to train athletes in sportsmanship, assist in their growth in Christ-like character, and provide opportunities for Christian service through the medium of sports.

The Warrior Arena, opened in 2012, holds more than 1,100 spectators for volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball. The facility includes four team rooms, showers, five athletic offices, a training/therapy room with state-of-the-art hydrotherapy equipment, laundry facility and cameras located in the upper mezzanine for live streaming of volleyball and basketball games.


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Track & Field


  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball

Creative Arts

Music | Theatre | Visual Arts | Arts Management

Jessup’s Art programs offer the student artist opportunities to tour with full orchestra and vocal choir, showcase visual arts in a judged gallery, or join the cast and crew of full-scale stage productions that have been called “the most irresistible experience with live theatre from Tahoe to San Francisco.”

The ultimate goal of the program is to produce highly employable, Christian leaders and entrepreneurs capable of vast, positive influence within the areas of the arts, entertainment, and media. Visit William Jessup University and experience this innovative multi-disciplinary approach to artistry.

Rapidly Growing

Nationally Connected

Critically Acclaimed

Live Like a Local

Staying Christ-Centered in The Center of it All

With Tahoe in our backyard, San Francisco and the Central Coast down the road, and the surrounding Capital City that serves as the heartbeat of California you can: Study Jessup, Play NorCal and Love Life in a community with national impact and hometown appeal.

Raley Field:
Rivercats, Minor League Baseball

Golden 1 Center:
Sacramento Kings, NBA

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom:

NorCal Outdoor Recreation:
Skiing, Hiking Trails, Mountain Biking, State Parks

Folsom Lake & American River:
Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Water Sports

Trendy Coffeebars:
Dutch Bros, Origin, Four Score

The Parlor:
Ice Cream + Donuts = Win-Win

Amazing Sushi

In-N-Out Burger:

4 Locations within 10mins

Mel’s Diner:

Open 24 Hours

Top Golf:
Food, Games, Entertainment

Plus 10mins to Greek, Thai, Burgers, BBQ, Movie Theaters, Bowling, Dave & Busters, and more…