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Judson Experience

Cohort Experience (model, time of classes)

Why the distinction of “Adult” in the accelerated program?

As a busy adult, you need a program that makes the most of your time. You also need a program that offers coursework that can be directly applied to the career you’re in or want to enter. And you need to be in a program where you enjoy being in class with others who are in a similar place in life.

Our Adult Undergraduate Programs have been designed with all this in mind. Courses are geared for students who are bringing their own life experiences into the classroom and are taught by faculty who can share insights from their own professional experiences. 

What’s a cohort?

A major feature of your education at Judson University is your cohort, which is a small group of students who move through their program together from the first class to the last. There are many benefits to the cohort structure, including:

  • Lifelong relationships with career networking opportunities
  • Learning from the different experiences of other students
  • Pre-planned set of courses (so you don’t have to fight for a spot or worry that it won’t be offered when you need to take it)
  • Focus on one course at a time

How much of my time will it take?

When you enroll in the Judson University Adult Undergraduate Program, you’ll quickly discover that it is possible to earn a college degree whether you’re working full time, caring for your family, or both. Students typically finish their major program in as few as 22 months. Graduating with a Judson degree may take longer depending on your previous learning experiences.

You have many areas in your life that demand your attention. That’s why we’ve structured our programs to be completed with a manageable time commitment. You can earn your degree by attending class just one night a week. Also, you might expect to spend about 15 hours a week on coursework outside of class.

Our students continually report the success they experienced while enrolled at Judson University and following graduation. In spite of their many responsibilities, they were able to attend college, earn a degree, and gain the job success they desired. You can too.

So, what’s it like to be a student?

At Judson University, you’re more than a student; you’re an important part of our university. Each student who attends Judson brings a unique set of ideas and experiences that make our classrooms rich and dynamic. Our desire to see you succeed leads us to take a personal interest in your goals and your education. Small classes taught by professional faculty members who care about their students mean that you receive personal attention as you earn your degree. The relationships formed with other students in your cohort also provide you with additional support that contributes to your success.


The degree you earn from Judson University holds tremendous value to you as you advance in your career. You’ll gain knowledge by studying the most relevant topics related to your field of study from faculty members who have both professional experience and a desire to see you succeed.

Not only do we provide an education with practical application to your career, but we also infuse your learning with a Christian worldview that we believe is vital to your success in work and in life.

Apply today to begin experiencing the benefits of your college education from Judson.

Opportunities for Success

Your success at Judson University will provide you opportunities in your life and in your career. We want to help you be successful by providing you with comfortable, technology-enhanced classrooms that help you learn in a relaxed environment and instructors who care about you. We also make sure that what you are learning can be directly applied to your career.


When you attend Judson University, you receive a quality education from an accredited institution ranked as one of the best comprehensive colleges and universities by U.S. News and World Report. Judson University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

This accreditation is important because it means that we maintain a high standard of academic excellence and that our programs provide you with the knowledge and practical skills relevant to your professional career.

Contact us today to learn more about the degree program of your choice.

Our Faculty

Students continually report on the positive impact our faculty members make on their educational experience as they progress through their adult education courses. We know the importance of providing you with qualified instructors who also have experience in the subject they’re teaching.

Our instructors are dedicated to your success inside and outside the classroom, which increases the value you gain with an education from Judson.

A Focus on Ethics in Learning

At Judson University, we place great value on the Christian foundation that is our heritage. We believe that by following biblical guidelines in every area of life, we benefit both ourselves and those around us.

You will receive a faith-based education that includes the study and development of ethical principles based on Christian beliefs that will serve to guide you as you encounter ethical dilemmas in work and in life.

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