As a new college student, we welcome you to University of Jamestown and invite you to take a look around our website.

There is so much to see and learn about University of Jamestown that we hope after you have perused our site you will be intrigued enough to make a campus visit or contact one of our admission counselors. University of Jamestown has a reputation for being North Dakota’s most beautiful campus and once you get here you will see why. Good luck with your college choice; we hope to see you at University of Jamestown soon.

Here’s what you can expect:

A three-day jammed packed Welcome Weekend where we teach you everything you need to know about University of Jamestown: campus tours, one-on-one time with your academic advisor, residence life activities, and SO MUCH MORE! Plus UJ Foundations starts here!

A Community Block Party where over 70 community organizations, churches, and non-profits participate. As a college student, learn about the community, meet Jamestown residents and become familiar with the businesses, service organizations and churches in the area.

A UJ Foundations Class (or first year experience) is planned and scheduled specifically for you. This is the first step in your Journey at University of Jamestown. We encourage you to look inward.

A peer mentor is assigned to work one-on-one with you. This mentor assists with your journey 101 class and assists you with all your needs (keep in mind—they have been in your shoes).

An academic advisor is assigned to work one-on-one with you and guide you through your schedule, classes, and so much more!


University of Jamestown at a glance

Financial Aid

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

Campus Demographics

Placement Rate

1,100 students from 30 states and 20 countries
(Undergraduate 2017)

Student to Faculty Ratio - 12:1