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Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

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.

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

Tuition & Fees

$10,704

$20,424

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
22%
500-599
45%
400-499
33%
600-699
11%
500-599
55%
400-499
28%
300-399
6%
30-36
12%
24-29
23%
18-23
38%
12-17
26%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
35%
12-17
41%
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
50%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,581
Declined + 4,606
Total Received 10,187
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Public

7,749

undergraduate students

1,272

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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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 9,021
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: 12,612), 75 miles from Birmingham; branch campuses in Fort Payne, Guntersville, Oxford, and Snead. Major airport serves Birmingham; bus and train serve Anniston (10 miles).

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
69%
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 16% of male students
 
8 sororities 17% of female students
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
22%
500-599
45%
400-499
33%
600-699
11%
500-599
55%
400-499
28%
300-399
6%
30-36
12%
24-29
23%
18-23
38%
12-17
26%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
35%
12-17
41%
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
50%
12-17
20%

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 5,581
Declined + 4,606
Total Received 10,187

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

$10,971

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,720
Room & board $8,000
Additional fees $984
Books & supplies $1,020
Total $19,724
Average Financial Aid - $10,971
Total with Avg. Aid $8,753

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

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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

9,021

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

7,749
students

Female
59%
4,587

Male
41%
3,162

14%

1,272
students

Female
66%
845

Male
34%
427

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

5,942
students

Female
59%
3,447

Male
41%
2,495

24%

1,807
students

Female
64%
1,140

Male
36%
667

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

74%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

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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