Jacksonville State University: Statistics

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#649 of 2,496 In the United States
#10 of 33 In Alabama
#1169 of 1,378 For Education Majors

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Acceptance rate
64%
Average SAT
955
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
7,747
Graduates
1,491
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
jsu.edu

Jacksonville State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 64% 65% 63%
Applicants 10,932 3,977 6,955
Admissions 6,963 2,573 4,390
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,290 524 766
Freshmen enrolled part time 23 8 15

4,854 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,726 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
7 or 1%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 840
or below

75% of them
had 1070
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Jacksonville State University are 840-1070 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,174 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

White 6227 (68%)
Black or African American 1931 (21%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 789 (9%)
Nonresident Alien 134 (1%)
Asian 75 (0.8%)
Hispanic 38 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 14 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,291
Students receiving aid
99%

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 capacity 2,512
Combined charge for room and board $7,100
Room charge $3,900
Meal charge $3,200

Jacksonville State University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 288 34
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 105 7
Business Administration and Management, General 71 27
Elementary Education and Teaching 74 9
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 70 12
Social Work 58 23
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management 25 41
Computer and Information Sciences, General 59 4
Accounting 52
Health and Wellness, General 51
English Language and Literature, General 41 7
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General 47
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 44
Communication, General 42
History, General 33 7
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 39
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 31 7
Criminalistics and Criminal Science 37
Finance, General 37
Music, General 35 2
Psychology, General 33 2
Engineering & Engineering-Related Technologies & Technicians, Other 26 6
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 28
Art & Art Studies, General 27
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies 26
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 12 13
Public Health & Community Nurse & Nursing 22
Political Science and Government, General 21
Special Education and Teaching, General 8 12
Mathematics, General 13 4
Nursing Practice 16
Occupational Safety and Health Technology & Technician 16
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 15
Public Administration 14
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 13
Educational & Instructional Technology 11
Secondary Education and Teaching 11
Chemistry, General 10
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 10
Geography 9
Sociology, General 8
Economics, General 7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 6
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 6
Reading Teacher Education 6
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 3
Grand Total 1,454 363 16
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 46% 39% 52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
794
Citations
11,794

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
266 / 3,280
Computer Science
169 / 2,074
Business
136 / 2,302
Psychology
136 / 3,340
Medicine
124 / 2,039
Mathematics
80 / 1,209
Art & Design
77 / 484
Sociology
71 / 587
Engineering
66 / 1,157
Political Science
63 / 246
Biology
59 / 1,686
Environmental Science
59 / 492
Education Majors
50 / 632
Math Teachers
48 / 508
Communications and Public Relations
42 / 790
Social Psychology
39 / 1,203
Health Science
38 / 471
Chemistry
38 / 1,355
Economics
38 / 454
Multimedia
35 / 80
Marketing
33 / 635
Cyber Security
27 / 502
Physics
24 / 872
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
22 / 322
Public Policy / Administration
19 / 153
Management Information Systems
19 / 464
Ecology
18 / 162
Materials Science
17 / 729
Project Management
16 / 55
Demography
16 / 562
Public Health
16 / 236
Library and Information science
15 / 163
History
15 / 263
Special Education
14 / 262
Criminology and Criminal Justice
13 / 237
Child Psychology
13 / 145
Media Studies
13 / 6
Gender Studies
12 / 55
Geography and Cartography
12 / 25
Computer Networking
12 / 49

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 48
1992 9 53
1993 15 59
1994 24 117
1995 12 65
1996 13 122
1997 7 95
1998 9 105
1999 8 115
2000 16 123
2001 22 154
2002 22 182
2003 23 218
2004 20 261
2005 18 289
2006 37 314
2007 38 373
2008 32 458
2009 49 602
2010 32 637
2011 28 740
2012 38 753
2013 54 1016
2014 49 1089
2015 39 1096
2016 42 1099
2017 34 991
2018 40 1003
2019 48 983
2020 61 1296
2021 65 1362

Jacksonville State University alumni

  1. Danny Willett

    Danny Willett
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Daniel John Willett is an English professional golfer who plays on the European Tour. In April 2016, he won his first major championship at the 2016 Masters Tournament, becoming only the second Englishman to achieve the feat and the first European in 17 years to win at Augusta National.

  2. Randy Owen

    Randy Owen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    songwriterradio personalitysinger
    Biography

    Randy Yeuell Owen is an American country music artist. He is best known for his role as the lead singer of Alabama, a country rock band that saw tremendous mainstream success throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Alabama became the most successful band in country music, releasing over 20 gold and platinum records, dozens of number 1 singles, and selling over 75 million records during their career. Owen also maintains a career as a solo performer. He released his solo debut One on One in late 2008 and charted two singles from it.

  3. Eric Davis

    Eric Davis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    American football playerjournalist
    Biography

    Eric Wayne Davis is a former professional American football player who was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 1990 NFL draft. Davis played in 13 NFL seasons from 1990 to 2002. He played college football at Jacksonville State. In October 2008, he was elected to the Division II College Hall of Fame. In May 2013, he was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.

  4. Heather Whitestone

    Heather Whitestone
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    beauty pageant contestantmodelballet dancerwriter
    Biography

    Heather Leigh Whitestone McCallum is a former beauty queen and conservative activist who was the first deaf Miss America title holder, having lost most of her hearing at age 18 months.

General info

Alternative names JSU
Founded 1883
Motto The friendliest campus in the South
Colors red, white
Academic Calendar September to April (September - December; January-April). Also Summer Session (May-August)
Total FTE staff 1,015
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, Alabama, 36265
United States
City population 14,000
Phone 2567825781
Fax +1 (256) 782 5291

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