Judson College

Overview of Judson College

Judson is in a quiet rural area, in Marion, AL. The school has a Baptist religious affiliation. Judson is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at Judson include music, science, therapy and counseling.

Judson Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007-2008 was 450 to 720 for students at Judson. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 470 and 630.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools. Some professors at Judson are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 311 students (369 full-time equivalent). The student body at Judson is essentially female.

Student Life

The school is not thought of as a commuter school, and many students live on campus or nearby. Dorm living is common. The school makes available student meal plans. Student athletes can receive financial aid in some cases.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Judson

Judson College
302 Bibb St
Marion , AL 36756
General Phone: (334) 683-5100

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Judson Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts10foreign language and literature, English, interdisciplinary studies, history
Therapy and Counseling10psychology
Science9biology, biological and physical sciences, chemistry
Education and Teaching5elementary school teaching, English teaching, math teaching, science teaching, social science teaching
Art Studies5art studies
Business and Management4business management, accounting and management
Music3music performance
Security and Law Enforcement2criminology
Religion and Philosophy1bible studies

Number of programs and degrees for Judson in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree5020

Judson Student Body

In 2007-2008, Judson had a total enrollment of 311 students (369 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Women 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 82%
Black 14%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 38%
20-21 25%
22-24 11%
25-29 5%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Judson Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %

Judson Room and Board (2007)

Judson offers campus housing for 249 of its 369 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Marion, Alabama for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Alabama Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Judson Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal450720
SAT Math470630
SAT Writing430640
ACT Verbal2026
ACT Math1724
ACT Composite1926

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT7%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT98%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Judson Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,950
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,950
Room and board $ 7,590
Room charge $ 4,240
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,350
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 2,500

Financial Aid:
Judson participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 102300)

Judson Faculty

Judson has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track86
Non-tenured and not on tenure track01

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year4$60,9231*
Associate professoracademic year3$51,3182*
Assistant professoracademic year5$39,0775$47,736
All faculty totalacademic year12$49,4208$52,516

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Judson Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports02020

Judson Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting and Business/Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mathematics, General

Music Performance, General

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Judson Apart:

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% of degrees in music
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checked Baptist affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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