Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

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Tuition & Fees

$11,120

$20,840

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
22%
500-599
44%
400-499
33%
600-699
11%
500-599
55%
400-499
27%
300-399
5%
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
49%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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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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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,021
Established in 1883
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

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
  • Metropolitan area: Birmingham
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International

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
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Archaeology Club
  • Campus Fellowship Clubs
  • Computer Science Club
  • Biology Club

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Founder's Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • night security officer in female residence halls

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
3%
Top 1/4
13%
Top 1/2
56%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
22%
500-599
44%
400-499
33%
600-699
11%
500-599
55%
400-499
27%
300-399
5%
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
49%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.48

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,720
Room & board $8,000
Additional fees $1,400
Books & supplies $1,020
Other fees $972
Total $21,112

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Riflery
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

rugby

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Animal Genetics
Anthropology
Apparel and Textiles, General
Army JROTC/ROTC
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Corrections
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Ecology
Economics, General
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational Psychology
Educational/Instructional Technology
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Biology
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Finance, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Forensic Science and Technology
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree - professional

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 20%
Student 5 year graduation rate 15%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

629

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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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
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume referral

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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