7,561
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,800
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
53
53%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Jacksonville State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Jacksonville, AL, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL  36265
United States
Contact Mr. Andrew Green
Director of Admission
Email: info@jsu.edu
Phone: 256-782-5363
Fax: 256-782-5291

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Environmental Biology Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Educational/instructional Technology Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
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Occupational Safety And Health Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Dietetics Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Reserve Officer Training Corps (Jrotc, Rotc) Associate Bachelors
Army ROTC/military Science Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,979
Applied
2,643
Accepted
7,561
Enrolled
53%
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Female Admissions

2,828
Females Applied
1,481
Females Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,151
Males Applied
1,162
Males Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.35
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Minimun high school GPA

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 23 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,720
In-state
19,554
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,210
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

9,800
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,352
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,066
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
1,000
Avg. Loan Aid
4,602
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid

Student Body

7,561
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.97%
Black or African American 18.3%
White or Caucasian 72.94%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.66%
Asian 0.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Other 4.01%

Gender

Male (43.05%)
Female (56.95%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 16%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming and Founder's Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Archaeology Club, Campus Fellowship Clubs, Computer Science Club and Biology Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
night security officer in female residence halls

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

473
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 315
Part-time - 158
Male - 218
Female - 255