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Read about the founding of JFKU from Co-Founder Georgia Morrison.

Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.
—President John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy University was founded in 1964 to fulfill President Kennedy’s vision of education for working adults. Now 50 years and 15,000 graduates later, we celebrate the excellent educational opportunities and community services that we have been able to provide the San Francisco Bay area.

John F. Kennedy University enters its 50th Anniversary year poised for success as a leader in innovative education where students can expand their intellectual and professional horizons. Through its forward-thinking academic programs, JFK University offers new possibilities for those looking to complete their bachelor’s degree or to pursue a graduate or doctoral degree that provides opportunities for personal and career growth.

Join us in this celebration and learn how we have and will continue to fulfill the educational dreams of individuals in the Bay Area and beyond in service of not only our nation, but our world.