Jacksonville State University: Ranking & Review

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Jacksonville State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate54%55%53%
Applicants6,0052,3793,626
Admissions3,2441,3121,932
Enrolled undergraduates1,147459688
Enrolled total (including graduate students)8,5673,5694,998

5,561 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,699 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores26
Percent of students submitting SAT scores2%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
475
Math
470

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,037
Percent of students submitting ACT scores90%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
23
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $35. Application fee for graduates - $35.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Jacksonville State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$20,560$27,976
Off-campus$21,696$29,112
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,285 and other expenses per full academic year.

Jacksonville State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,955 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$9,270$18,540
Fees for full-time undergraduates$750$750
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$309$618
Tuition for Full-time graduates$9,168$18,336
Fees for full-time graduates$750$750
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$382$764

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs34413357
Education104147251
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services20628234
Public Administration and Social Service Professions94322128
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service73679
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities72476
Biological and Biomedical Sciences561066
Psychology58664
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs5353
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences49352
Visual and Performing Arts45651
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies93948
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields36743
Social Sciences4242
English Language and Literature & Letters34438
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services28432
History25429
Mathematics and Statistics16521
Physical Sciences77
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Grand Total1,35231821,672

A total of 1,352 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Jacksonville State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 320 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate37%28%45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 35%

General info

Alternative namesJSU
Founded1883
MottoThe friendliest campus in the South
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff979
Instructional FTE367
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitejsu.edu
Address700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, Alabama, 36265
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population2,500 - 10,000
Phone2567825781
Fax+1 (256) 782 5291

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