Judson University Gears Up for Sept. 1 Preview Day for Prospective Students
(August 11, 2014 – Elgin, IL)
High school students looking to find a college home that welcomes their faith and their passion will want to visit Judson during its annual Preview Day events this year. The events, which are held on its Elgin campus (1151 N. State St.), give prospective students a peek at campus life, course offerings and the people that make the Judson University experience, an awesome one.
The first Preview Day this academic year will be Monday, Sept. 1.
Students who attend will tour the 90-acre campus located on the Fox River in Elgin. They will also participate in a meet-and-greet session with students and faculty members in their desired majors or departments. Additionally, they will attend chapel services, dine in the university cafeteria, and experience several everyday campus-life activities.
Judson University is a fully accredited, private Christian university of the liberal arts, sciences and professions. Among more than 50 majors, minors and 10 pre-professional programs, Judson offers degrees in:
• Art and Design
• Worship Arts
• Film and Digital Media Studies
• Speech Communication and the Performing Arts
• Christian Ministries
• Biblical and Theological Studies
• History and Intercultural Studies
• Exercise and Sport Sciences
• Psychology and Sociology
• Math and Sciences
The school offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities with musical and theater ensembles, 18 intercollegiate sports, student government organizations, and several ministry opportunities locally and abroad.
In Spring 2013, Judson's School of Education established the university's first-ever doctoral program, a Doctor of Education in Literacy. The university also provides masters programs in Architecture, Organizational Leadership, Education in Literacy, and Education with an ESL/Bilingual endorsement. Judson also offers baccalaureate degrees for adult professionals in the areas of Communications Management, Criminal Justice Management, Human Resource Management, Human Services, and Management and Leadership.
Elgin-based Judson is consistently among the “Top-Tier of Regional Colleges in the Midwest” rankings by U.S. News and World Report. In 2013, Judson celebrated its Golden Centennial Anniversary, commemorating the 50 years since the college relocated to Elgin in 1963, after being founded in 1913 as part of Northern Theological Seminary. With an academically challenging environment and encouraging spiritual atmosphere, Judson “shapes lives that will shape the world.”
For more information about upcoming Preview Day events, visit www.JudsonU.edu/preview
or call 847-625-2500.