Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

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Tuition & Fees

$11,120

$20,840

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
530
25th
420
75th
540
25th
420
75th
23
25th
16
75th
25
25th
17
75th
24
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,963
Declined 3,969
Total Received 10,932
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Public

8,916

undergraduate students

1,645

graduate students

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School Facts

Jacksonville State University, 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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 10,561
Established in 1883
Coeducational Coeducational

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459-acre campus in Jacksonville (population: 12,612), 75 miles from Birmingham; branch campuses in Fort Payne, Guntersville, Oxford, and Snead. Major airport serves Birmingham; bus and train serve Anniston (10 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
69%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
3%
Top 1/4
13%
Top 1/2
56%
Bottom 1/2
44%
Bottom 1/4
16%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
530
25th
420
75th
540
25th
420
75th
23
25th
16
75th
25
25th
17
75th
24
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,963
Declined 3,969
Total Received 10,932

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

77%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,307

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,720
Housing $3,900
Food $3,200
Additional fees $1,400
Books & supplies $1,196
Total $19,416
Average Financial Aid - $7,307
Total with Avg. Aid $12,109

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,857,445
State $309,513
Institutional $29,142,579
Other external $1,059,293
Total $46,368,830

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total

Scholarships

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Financial Aid Office


P: 256 782-5006
F: 256 782-5476
finaid@jsu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Beach volleyball yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes
Track and field outdoor yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, fishing, flag football, golf, racquetball, softball, table tennis, tennis

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Valley Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes
Criminalistics and Criminal Science. yes
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management. yes yes
Design and Visual Communications, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Geography. yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
History, General. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Music, General. yes yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Nursing
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Technologies
  • Vocational Arts

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

10,561

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

8,916
students

Female
58%
5,165

Male
42%
3,751

16%

1,645
students

Female
67%
1,096

Male
33%
549

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

6,535
students

Female
56%
3,666

Male
44%
2,869

27%

2,381
students

Female
63%
1,499

Male
37%
882

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 56
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Kenya
Mexico
Nigeria
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors

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