John F. Kennedy University Graduate Program Reviews

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95%
of students recommend
(4.31 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 37 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Programmatic Accreditation: APA
  • Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
  • Student Population: 1,111 (221 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 5 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 47% part-time, 53% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $24,276
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Law
Graduation Year: 2015

I am very pleased with the Law Program at John F. Kennedy University (JFKU). The faculty and staff are conscientious and strictly dedicated to providing a quality education to the students. Moreover, the they (faculty and staff) are always available to assist students in every aspect of the study of law; including the utilization of their relationships with other legal professionals to effect internships and externships, prospective job placement, and overall career advice. For the money, .JFKU is one of the best available for acquiring a quality legal education. I am very happy with the choice I made to attend JFKU College of Law.
4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2016

Geared towards working adults, with late classes and weekend classes. Small class size. Not really accessible by public transportation.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Fine Arts
Graduation Year: 2013

Pros - exceptional faculty, comprehensive program, and the opportunity to pursue a multitude of opportunities both in and out of museums. Cons - Can be overwhelming to spend money on a graduate program in a field that notoriously pays very poorly.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

JFKU is my home, and I can't imagine being anywhere else. The academics are rigorous, but the experiential exercises and opportunities bring a hands-on practicality to our learning and practice. I can scarcely imagine being anywhere else, and even though it is a relatively expensive private school, the kindness I encounter in other people there makes me proud to be a student, and I've developed a sense of ownership, dare I say membership in our commuter community.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

JFKU is a very good school. The content is challenging, but we are well-supported in furthering our goals. My particular cohort is tight and feels like family. We don't always agree, but it's a respectful kind of place. I wouldn't want to be anywhere else, as I'm proud to call myself a member of the JFKU community.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Fine Arts
Graduation Year: 2013

The only way to get a decent job at a museum is to get an MA in Museum Studies. JFKU is a terrific program, and they are widely connected to the field...particularly in California.
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