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University of Jamestown

As an institution of higher education in the Presbyterian tradition, we celebrate God through the use of our minds and the exercise of reason, believing that God is the source of all truth.

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Founded as Jamestown College in 1883, six years before North Dakota became a state, University of Jamestown has provided students with a quality education grounded in high academic, ethical, and spiritual standards for 130 years.


University of Jamestown offers more than 40 areas of study. With the Journey to Success, emphasis is placed not only on preparing students academically in their chosen areas of study, but also on preparing students through an experience that is student-centered and integrates the liberal arts with sound professional programs. The Journey includes a guaranteed internship.

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Student services

University of Jamestown is committed to a policy of equitable consideration of its students and their relationships. Students are encouraged to engage in constructive and respectful dialogue regarding any situation directly with appropriate individuals involved whenever possible.University of Jamestown will:

  • Meet with students one-on-one regarding challenges in school, work, and life.
  • Connect students with appropriate campus and community resources
  • Address problems, concerns, and provide information as needed to ensure students have all necessary information to make their own informed decisions
  • Assist students to resolve conflicts at the level closest to the student

Housing services

Living on campus will provide you with valuable and rewarding experiences—you will meet new friends, attend activities, and develop leadership skills.

The Office of Disability Services works to ensure equal access for students with special needs. We provide academic and housing accommodations for students with documented disabilities and information and resources for all students as needed.

Students will be placed in housing on a first come basis, contingent upon housing contract and enrollment fee being received. All halls include lounges that contain computers and network printers. 

Library services

Raugust Library houses more than 150,000 items, from books and periodicals to government documents to audio-visual materials to microforms.

  • Numerous database subscriptions bringing journals and e-books to your fingertips
  • Curriculum Library houses more than 20,000 items for children and supports our Teacher Education program

ICT services

Technology Helpdesk

  • Basic Troubleshooting
  • Cable TV
  • Computer Labs 
  • McAfee Antivirus 
  • MyUJ Information 
  • Passwords
  • Printingon Campus

Medical services

Jamestown Regional Medical Center, formally Jamestown Hospital, is a regional medical facility providing inpatient and outpatient services to more than 55,000 people in the south-central region of North Dakota. Between JRMC, Sanford Health Jamestown and Essentia Health Jamestown, the community is served by over 35 local physicians and a variety of visiting specialists.

Student Life

Campus life

Jamestown, has a population of 16,000. We are located right along Interstate 94, halfway between North Dakota’s two largest cities (Fargo and Bismarck). Jamestown Regional Airport offers direct flights from Denver to Jamestown. Jamestown also is home to the Jamestown Regional Medical Center, a critical access hospital offering many services to the community including emergency and surgical services. Several eating, lodging, and entertainment options can be found in Jamestown. And, yes, we have a 26-foot-tall/60-ton (world’s largest) buffalo statue.Our beautiful campus sits on 110 acres and is made up of 27 buildings which include 10 classroom buildings and six residence halls.

Sports facilities

Harold Newman Arena is named after a local Jamestown businessman and his philanthropic family. It is a $15.8-million, 61,000-square-foot facility at UJ.Features

  • Full-size basketball court
  • An adjacent turf field
  • Arena seating for 2,000
  • Lindberg Booster Club Room overlooking the court
  • 8 locker rooms
  • Lobby seating for 350
  • Excellent sound system
  • Wired & wireless internet access
  • 2 lounges
  • 2 concession areas

Student clubs

  • Alpha Chi
  • Art Club
  • College Republicans
  • The Collegian
  • Drama Club
  • Exercise Science Club
  • Golden Z Club
  • History Club
  • Intelligent Design and Evolution (IDEA) Club
  • Jamestown Activities Board (JAB)
  • Jamestown Multicultural Coalition (JMC)
  • Jimmie Janes
  • NAfME
  • Nursing Student Association (NSA)
  • Samaritan’s Feet
  • Science Club – Beta Beta Beta
  • Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SaGA)
  • Student Senate
  • Students for Life
  • Students of Service
  • Visual Arts Club
  • Wildlife Society


University of Jamestown is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Jamestown, North Dakota, United States

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