Jacksonville State University Rankings

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In the World#1657 of 14178
In North America#514 of 2629
In the United States#467 of 2528
In Alabama#7 of 35
In Jacksonville#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
55%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
7,749
Graduates
1,272
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
jsu.edu

Jacksonville State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate55%56%54%
Applicants10,1873,8746,313
Admissions5,5812,1523,429
Freshmen enrolled full time1,469596873
Freshmen enrolled part time241212

4,415 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,914 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
18 or 1%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1160
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Jacksonville State University are 930-1160 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,327 or 89%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Jacksonville State University are 18-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White6197 (69%)
Black or African American1784 (20%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown728 (8%)
Nonresident Alien165 (2%)
Asian63 (0.7%)
Hispanic45 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native17 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,858
Students receiving aid
95%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$9,720$9,600
Tuition in-state$9,720$9,600
Tuition out-of-state$19,440$19,200
Fee in-district$1,400$1,000
Fee in-state$1,400$1,000
Fee out-of-state$1,400$1,000

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,512
Combined charge for room and board$7,210
Room charge$3,800
Meal charge$3,410

Jacksonville State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse292
Elementary Education and Teaching7919
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies824
Business Administration and Management, General5523
Biology & Biological Sciences, General5216
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other33303
Social Work4713
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies535
Computer and Information Sciences, General406
Marketing & Marketing Management, General45
Communication, General44
Health and Wellness, General43
English Language and Literature, General2910
Special Education and Teaching, General2216
Educational Leadership and Administration, General38
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1225
Music, General314
Psychology, General276
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist33
Accounting32
Occupational Safety and Health Technology & Technician31
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General29
History, General271
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other253
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management25
Finance, General24
Criminalistics and Criminal Science23
Public Health & Community Nurse & Nursing23
Educational & Instructional Technology23
Art & Art Studies, General21
Public Administration21
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies20
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services18
Geography15
Secondary Education and Teaching114
Mathematics, General102
Early Childhood Education and Teaching12
Political Science and Government, General9
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician5
Economics, General5
Sociology4
Chemistry, General4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Reading Teacher Education3
Design and Visual Communications, General1
Grand Total1,3083613
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate41%33%49%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 46%

Publications & Citations

Publications
923
Citations
14,245

Publication count by topic

Psychology
190
Computer science
159
Sociology
78
Business
69
Political science
61
Biology
49
Medicine
47
Economics
41
Engineering
39
Chemistry
27
History
21
Materials science
21
Mathematics
20
Geography
16
Art
15
Geology
13
Physics
5
Environmental science
4
Philosophy
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History655303
Business13791,629
Sociology1447846
Political science1478368
Psychology15904,141
Economics2297352
Computer science23531,576
Art25334
Medicine29321,087
Geology298564
Biology29911,596
Materials science3217564
Chemistry3581746
Engineering3700126
Geography387434
Mathematics4063120
Physics416632
Environmental science483413

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990628
19911147
1992852
19931363
199425115
19951264
199611117
1997798
19987103
19997108
200015123
200122148
200220182
200324216
200420262
200517290
200635315
200733359
200832454
200948574
201030605
201128716
201238696
201351956
2014481023
2015361045
2016401027
201728896
201837817
201947879
2020431020

General info

Alternative namesJSU
Founded1883
WikipediaJacksonville State University
MottoThe friendliest campus in the South
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to April (September - December; January-April). Also Summer Session (May-August)
Total FTE staff1,031
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, Alabama, 36265
United States
City population13,000
Phone2567825781
Fax+1 (256) 782 5291

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