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Tuition

$9,546

$17,496

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,604
Declined + 557
Total Received 3,161
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1  :  18

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Business
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School Facts

Jacksonville State, founded in 1883, is a public, multipurpose university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Commerce and Business, Education and Professional Studies, and Nursing and Health Sciences. Its 459-acre campus is located in Jacksonville, 75 miles east of Birmingham.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 9,161
Established in 1883
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAIT (National Association of Industrial Technology)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 1736
ACT 0020

Social Networks

Public

7,991

undergraduate students

1,170

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
28%
400-499
53%
300-399
7%
200-299
-1%
700-800
-1%
600-699
10%
500-599
33%
400-499
46%
300-399
13%
200-299
-1%
30-36
14%
24-29
31%
18-23
39%
12-17
17%
6-11
-1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
32%
18-23
40%
12-17
27%
6-11
-1%
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
34%
18-23
50%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Jacksonville, AL

459-acre campus in Jacksonville (population: 12,482), 75 miles from Birmingham; branch campuses in Ft. Payne, Guntersville, Oxford, and Snead. Major airport serves Birmingham; bus and train serve Anniston (10 miles).

Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265-1602

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
67%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
11 fraternities 12% of male students
 
8 sororities 15% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
28%
400-499
53%
300-399
7%
200-299
-1%
700-800
-1%
600-699
10%
500-599
33%
400-499
46%
300-399
13%
200-299
-1%
30-36
14%
24-29
31%
18-23
39%
12-17
17%
6-11
-1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
32%
18-23
40%
12-17
27%
6-11
-1%
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
34%
18-23
50%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,604
Declined + 557
Total Received 3,161

Admissions Contact

Andrew Green
Admissions Officer
P: 800 231-5291
F: 256 782-5953
info@jsu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,950
Room & board $6,432
Books & supplies $1,596
Total $15,978
Average Financial Aid - $8,643
Total with Avg. Aid $7,335

Financial Aid

$8,643

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $16,908,033
State $254,695
Institutional $10,532,704
Other external $790,703
Total $28,486,135

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
riflery
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Valley Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Gamecocks
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biology
Business Marketing/Management
Chemistry
Communication
Community Health Nursing
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counselor Education/Counseling
Criminal Justice
Drama
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education Administration
Education/Instructional Media Design
Electronics Technology
Elementary Education
Elementary Teacher Education
Emergency Management
English
Exercise Science/Wellness
Family/Consumer Science
Finance
Foreign Languages
Geography
History
Information Management/E-Commerce
Instructional Technology
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Nursing/Health Science
Occupational Safety/Health
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Reading Specialist
Recreation
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Technology
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Undergraduate

87%

7,991
students

Female
58%
4,672

Male
42%
3,319

Graduate

13%

1,170
students

Female
63%
741

Male
37%
429

undergraduateFull-time

75%

6,044
students

Female
58%
3,450

Male
42%
2,594

undergraduatePart-time

25%

1,947
students

Female
63%
1,222

Male
37%
725

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
23%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

79%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 72
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Kenya
Mexico
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

John Ketterer
Director of International Programs
256 782-8304
jkettere@jsu.edu

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