Tuition & Fees

$10,020

$19,290

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
15%
500-599
23%
400-499
54%
300-399
8%
600-699
12%
500-599
26%
400-499
50%
300-399
12%
30-36
16%
24-29
33%
18-23
38%
12-17
13%
30-36
2%
24-29
32%
18-23
43%
12-17
23%
30-36
6%
24-29
38%
18-23
48%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,244
Declined + 2,761
Total Received 6,005
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Public

7,491

undergraduate students

1,076

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Nursing
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 1736
ACT 0020

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Location

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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,567
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)
•  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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Jacksonville, AL

459-acre campus in Jacksonville (population: 12,657), 75 miles from Birmingham; branch campuses in Fort 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
53%
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 15% of male students
 
8 sororities 18% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
15%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
15%
500-599
23%
400-499
54%
300-399
8%
600-699
12%
500-599
26%
400-499
50%
300-399
12%
30-36
16%
24-29
33%
18-23
38%
12-17
13%
30-36
2%
24-29
32%
18-23
43%
12-17
23%
30-36
6%
24-29
38%
18-23
48%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,244
Declined + 2,761
Total Received 6,005

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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Admissions Contact

Lauren Findley
Interim Director of Admissions
P: 800 231-JAX1
F: 256 782-5953
info@jsu.edu

Financial Aid

$9,800

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,270
Room & board $7,898
Additional fees $750
Books & supplies $1,498
Total $19,416
Average Financial Aid - $9,800
Total with Avg. Aid $9,616

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,922,134
State $203,816
Institutional $20,310,851
Other external $957,930
Total $34,394,731

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Mary Watkins
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
mgwatkins@jsu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

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 Directors

Greg Seitz (men's)
Interim Athletics Director
email

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
Geographic Information Systems
Geography
History
Information Management/E-Commerce
Instructional Technology
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
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
Sports Management
Technology
Visual Communications/Graphic Design
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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

8,567

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

7,491
students

Female
57%
4,292

Male
43%
3,199

13%

1,076
students

Female
66%
706

Male
34%
370

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

5,523
students

Female
57%
3,119

Male
43%
2,404

27%

1,968
students

Female
60%
1,173

Male
40%
795

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

79%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

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

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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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

International Student Contact

Chandni Khadka
Director of International Programs
ckhadka@jsu.edu

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