Founded in 1838 by Baptists, Judson College is established to educate young women in a Christian environment. Judson College remains committed to a quality, student-centered education for the women of today.
Judson College student will have the opportunity to gain a strong and competitive education, an elevated sense of mission, faith in God, confidence in his abilities, and the support of a sisterhood unlike any other.
Even freshmen will get individual attention from the faculty. With a student teacher ratio of 11:1, small classes benefit all students. Senior faculty members teach first-year students as well as upperclassmen. Seventy percent of faculty members hold their terminal degrees. They represent a wealth of knowledge garnered from study at more than 90 colleges and universities around the world.
Judson offers a broad and challenging liberal arts curriculum that leads to a bachelor's degree. In addition to liberal arts majors, others offered include pre-professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, law, and engineering, to name a few.
Judson presents opportunities for participating in foreign study programs through the American Institution of Foreign Study, Capstone International Studies Program, University of Oslo and Universityof London, the Museum of London, Cooperative Services International Education Consortium, and the Scandinavian Seminar.
Because of the generous support of Alabama Baptists and Judson alumnae and friends, College is able to present numerous scholarships based on a variety of criteria. It strives to make a Judson education affordable to every young woman. In addition to scholarships, assistance is provided through need-based grants, loans, and campus work opportunities. More than 90 percent of all students receive some form of financial assistance.
The admissions policy allows acceptance of students who are academically qualified and who will benefit from a Judson education. Students should score at least 18 on the ACT or 870 or above on the SAT and have at least a 2.0 GPA to qualify for admission.
Prospective students should apply as soon as possible, preferably six months prior to entry date. To request an application, contact the admissions office or use online application form.
Judson College offers educational opportunities for men and women who find it impossible to attend traditional classes on campus due to the responsibilities of maintaining a job or caring for a family, or both. Through the Distance Learning Program, students can work out flexible degree plans leading toward a baccalaureate degree completed totally through distance education.