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From Argonauts to Warriors

Why Jessup?

Our world is full of change and uncertainty. Times of transition are not easy. While a new reality can be confusing, Notre Dame de Namur students can find comfort knowing they are not alone and they have a place here at William Jessup University. You’ve worked hard as an Argonaut. Keep that momentum going and know that Jessup will partner alongside you to make your journey from an Argonaut to a Warrior as smooth as possible.

Jessup is a nationally ranked, Christ-centered university. Founded in 1939, our commitment to educating transformational leaders for the glory of God has never wavered. Whether you’re one year into your traditional undergraduate degree, an online student, or completing a master’s degree, we have compatible and affordable faith-based programs to fit your busy schedule.

Easy Transfer. Easy Apply.

We want to make your transfer to Jessup as easy as possible. Our highly trained admissions counselors will work with you to create a personalized plan that will help you continue your studies and complete your degree.

All transferring NDNU students will also receive:

  • NDNU to WJU Course match
  • 100% transferable “qualifying” units
  • Affordable tuition 
  • Christ-centered education
  • Convenient locations
  • Fully-online options

Please use promo code: ARGONAUTS when applying.

Find Your Location
  • Rocklin Campus

    With Tahoe in our backyard, San Francisco and the Central Coast down the road, and a Capital City that serves as the heartbeat of California, you can Study Jessup, Play Nor Cal, Love Life.

    William Jessup’s Rocklin campus has five living spaces, a chapel, two classroom areas, a library, a cafe and cafeteria, a gymnasium open to students, and an athletic facility. The Rocklin campus offers over 20 undergraduate and 6 graduate programs.

  • San Jose Campus

    Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, William Jessup University – San Jose caters to the working student who wants to get or finish their degree. With a flexible schedule, available scholarships, 4 undergraduate and 3 graduate programs Jessup, San Jose is the perfect place to expand your future and advance your career.

  • Elk Grove Teaching Site

    Located in the heart of the city – students will receive the same level of teaching as those on the main Jessup campus. Study, reflect, and meet with other students at Jessup, Elk Grove Teaching Site. Students enrolled in a program at Jessup’s Elk Grove teaching site work in cohorts and complete their degree in 19-24 months (depending on the program). Classes are 1-2 nights each week with three separate start dates throughout the year.

  • Jessup Online

    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 academic support in a faith-based environment.

    Experience a Christ-centered higher education from the convenience of your home. Our programs are designed with your needs in mind. Jessup Online offers 5 undergraduate and 4 graduate programs. In our online courses, you’ll be part of a learning community that emphasizes learning through interaction and communicating with fellow students and the professor every week.

Paying for School

As a university, we commit to ensuring all NDNU students have the financial support they need to complete their degrees. Jessup will provide a financial aid package comparable to the one traditional undergraduate students received at NDNU. Additionally, our knowledgeable financial aid counselors are ready to help students discover all their financial aid options so they can successfully complete their education. 

All NDNU students will be assigned a personal Financial Aid Counselor. Specific financial aid questions can be directed to their counselor or they can contact financial aid at or 916-577-2233

Become a Warrior

When you become a Jessup Warrior, you’re not only receiving an exceptional education, you’re joining a community of students and professors who are growing together and building each other up. Like NDNU, we are committed to strengthening our relationships and fostering a strong community. Whether online or on-campus, we accomplish this through our small class sizes and individual mentoring and support. In the midst of these unforeseen circumstances, we are confident you will complete what you started and Jessup can help you get there.

Start your Jessup Journey

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