College Colors & Nicknames: Four-Year Schools – J

JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Jackson, Mississippi
FOUNDED: 1877
ENROLLMENT: 6,805
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Southwestern Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Blue, White
2000 through 2013 – Blue, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Blue, White
2000 through 2013 – Blue, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1877 through 1999 – Blue, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1877 through present – Tigers
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1877 through present – Tigerettes
INSTITUTIONAL URL: jsums.edu
ATHLETICS URL: jsutigers.com

JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Jacksonville, Alabama
FOUNDED: 1883
ENROLLMENT: 7,991
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Ohio Valley Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
1998 through present – Red, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
1998 through present – Red, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1883 through 1997 – Red, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1883 through present – Gamecocks
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1883 through present – Lady Gamecocks
INSTITUTIONAL URL: jsu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: jsugamecocksports.com

JACKSONVILLE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Jacksonville, Florida
FOUNDED: 1934
ENROLLMENT: 3,319
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Atlantic Sun Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1998 through present – Forest Green, White, Gold
1934 through 1997 – Green, White, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1934 through present – Dolphins
INSTITUTIONAL URL: ju.edu
ATHLETICS URL: judolphins.com

JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Harrisonburg, Virginia
FOUNDED: 1908
ENROLLMENT: 17,900
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Colonial Athletic Association
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Purple, Gold
2002 through 2011 – Purple, Gold
1996 through 2001 – Purple, Gold
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2002 through present – Burgundy, Green, Blue, Orange, Teal, Plum, Dark Blue, Light Blue, Purple, Tan
(College of Integrated Science and Technology)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2012 through present – Purple, Gold
2002 through 2011 – Purple, Gold
1996 through 2001 – Purple, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1908 through 1995 – Purple, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1908 through present – Dukes
INSTITUTIONAL URL: jmu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: jmusports.com

UNIVERSITY OF JAMESTOWN
LOCATION: Jamestown, North Dakota
FOUNDED: 1883
ENROLLMENT: 892
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Presbyterian
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: North Star Athletic Association (2014)
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1995 through present – Black, Orange
1883 through 1994 – Black, Orange
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1883 through present – Jimmies
INSTITUTIONAL URL: uj.edu
ATHLETICS URL: jimmieathletics.com

JARVIS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
LOCATION: Hawkins, Texas
FOUNDED: 1912
ENROLLMENT: 511
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Red River Athletic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1912 through present – Royal Blue, Light Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1912 through present – Bulldogs
INSTITUTIONAL URL: jarvis.edu
ATHLETICS URL: jarvis.edu/athletics-home

+ JIMMY SWAGGART BIBLE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
FOUNDED: 1984
TRANSITION YEAR: 1997 (Closed)
ENROLLMENT: n/a
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Coeducational
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1984 through 1997 – Cardinal, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1984 through 1997 – Eagles

JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Siloam Springs, Arkansas
FOUNDED: 1919
ENROLLMENT: 1,779
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: nondenominational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Sooner Athletic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1919 through present – Royal Blue, Old Gold
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1919 through present – Golden Eagles
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1919 through present – Lady Golden Eagles
INSTITUTIONAL URL: jbu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: jbu.edu/athletics

JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: University Heights, Ohio
FOUNDED: 1886
ENROLLMENT: 2,949
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Ohio Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Blue, Gold
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2008 through present – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1886 through 2007 – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1886 through present – Blue Streaks
INSTITUTIONAL URL: jcu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: jcusports.com

JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
LOCATION: New York City, New York
FOUNDED: 1964
ENROLLMENT: 13,167
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State and Locally-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: City University of New York Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Dark Blue, Light Blue
2010 through 2011 – Blue, White
2002 through 2009 – Blue, Black
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2002 through present – Royal Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1964 through 2001 – Royal Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1964 through present – Bloodhounds
INSTITUTIONAL URL: jjay.cuny.edu
ATHLETICS URL: johnjayathletics.com

THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Baltimore, Maryland
FOUNDED: 1876
ENROLLMENT: 5,192
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III), NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Centennial Conference, Big Ten Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Blue, White
1996 through 2012 – Blue, Gray
INSTITUTIONAL SEAL COLORS:
1996 through present – Blue, Black, Gold, Red, Gray 1, Gray 2, Gray 3, Gray 4, Gray 5, Gray 6, White
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Brown 1, Brown 2, Brown 3, Brown 4, Gray 1, Gray 2, Gray 3, Gray 4, Gray 5
(Neutral Colors)
2013 through present – Miscellaneous Colors
(Full Palette)
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
1996 through present – Dark Blue, Medium Blue, Light Blue, Yellow
(School of Medicine)
1996 through present – Blue, Olive, Gold, Brown, Red, Magenta, Purple, Light Blue, Teal, Green, Light Green
(Bloomberg School of Public Health)
2012 through present – Johns Hopkins Blue, Azure Blue, Black, White
(Center for Talented Youth)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2010 through present – Columbia Blue, Black
1996 through 2009 – Columbia Blue, Black
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1876 through 1995 – Columbia Blue, Black
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1876 through present – Blue Jays
INSTITUTIONAL URL: jhu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: hopkinssports.com

JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Denver, Colorado
FOUNDED: 1993
ENROLLMENT: 1,532
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Association of Independent Institutions
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Blue, White, Gold
1993 through 2007 – Scarlet, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1993 through present – Wildcats
INSTITUTIONAL URL: jwu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: denver.jwuathletics.com

JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: North Miami, Florida
FOUNDED: 1992
ENROLLMENT: 2,098
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: The Sun Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Blue, White, Gold
1992 through 2007 – Scarlet, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1992 through present – Wildcats
INSTITUTIONAL URL: jwu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: northmiami.jwuathletics.com

JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Providence, Rhode Island
FOUNDED: 1914
ENROLLMENT: 9,703
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Great Northeast Athletic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Blue, White, Gold
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Light Blue, Teal, Light Green, Light Orange, Dark Orange, Purple, Dark Green, Red, Brown, Gray
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2000 through 2007 – Scarlet, Gold
1994 through 1999 – Burgundy, Blue
1914 through 1993 – Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2000 through present – Wildcats
1914 through 1999 – Griffins
INSTITUTIONAL URL: jwu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: providence.jwuathletics.com

JOHNSON C. SMITH UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Charlotte, North Carolina
FOUNDED: 1867
ENROLLMENT: 1,543
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Navy, Gold
2005 through 2012 – Blue, Goldenrod
1867 through 2004 – Blue, Goldenrod
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1867 through present – Golden Bulls
ALTERNATE NICKNAME:
1867 through present – Thundering Herd
INSTITUTIONAL URL: jcsu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: goldenbullsports.com

JOHNSON STATE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Johnson, Vermont
FOUNDED: 1828
ENROLLMENT: 1,647
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: North Atlantic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2009 through present – Green, Navy
1828 through 2008 – Green, Blue
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1828 through present – Badgers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: jsc.edu
ATHLETICS URL: athletics.jsc.edu

JOHNSON UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Knoxville, Tennessee
FOUNDED: 1893
ENROLLMENT: 680
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCCAA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Independent
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Blue, White
1893 through 2012 – Royal Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2012 through present – Royals
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1893 through 2011 – Preachers
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1893 through 2011 – Evangels
INSTITUTIONAL URL: johnsonu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: johnsonroyals.com

JOHNSON UNIVERSITY FLORIDA
LOCATION: Kissimmee, Florida
FOUNDED: 1976
ENROLLMENT: 380
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCCAA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Independent
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Blue, Orange
1976 through 2012 – Orange, Black
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1976 through present – Suns
INSTITUTIONAL URL: johnsonu.edu/Florida
ATHLETICS URL: johnsonsuns.com

+ JUDSON BAPTIST COLLEGE
LOCATION: The Dalles, Oregon
FOUNDED: 1956
TRANSITION YEAR: 1985 (Closed)
ENROLLMENT: n/a
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Baptist
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1956 through 1985 – Royal Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1956 through 1985 – Royals

JUDSON COLLEGE
LOCATION: Marion, Alabama
FOUNDED: 1838
ENROLLMENT: 353
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Women Only
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Baptist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: USCAA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Independent
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1838 through present – Red, Black
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1838 through present – Eagles
INSTITUTIONAL URL: judson.edu

JUDSON UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Elgin, Illinois
FOUNDED: 1963
ENROLLMENT: 1,018
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Baptist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA, NCCAA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Blue, Gold
1963 through 2007 – Royal Blue, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1963 through present – Eagles
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1963 through present – Lady Eagles
INSTITUTIONAL URL: judsonu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: judsoneagles.com

JUNIATA COLLEGE
LOCATION: Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1876
ENROLLMENT: 1,558
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Landmark Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2010 through present – Blue, Gold
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2010 through present – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2006 through 2009 – Yale Blue, Old Gold
1876 through 2005 – Yale Blue, Old Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2001 through present – Eagles
1876 through 2000 – Indians
INSTITUTIONAL URL: juniata.edu
ATHLETICS URL: juniatasports.net

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