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Jacksonville University
Motto Fiat Lux (Latin)
Motto in English
Let There Be Light
Type Private
Established April 16, 1934
Academic affiliations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Endowment $45 million
Chairman Charlie Tomm
President Tim Cost
Provost Dr. Christine Sapienza
Academic staff
Students 4,222 (Fall, 2017)
Undergraduates 3,200
Postgraduates 1,000
Location , ,
United States
Campus Urban waterfront
250 acres
Colors Forest green and white
Nickname Dolphins
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division I, Pioneer Football, ASUN, SoCon
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Jacksonville University is a private university in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. The university has about 3,600 students. It was founded in 1934. The current president of the university is Kerry D. Romesburg.


The athletics teams of the university are called the Dolphins and they have 20 varsity teams. They compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference.

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