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Jacksonville State University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Jacksonville, AL

$9,720

Avg in-state tuition

$19,440

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Jacksonville State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Jacksonville State University is a medium-sized public university located on a suburban campus in Jacksonville, Alabama. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,067, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 76%. The university offers 39 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 50%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,720, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $19,440.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

76% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

69% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

50% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-23

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1010-1240

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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10k

Students enrolled

69%

Online student enrollment

19:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

White

64%

Black

23%

Unknown

10%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

1%

Hispanic

0%

Two or more races

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

51% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

23

Total Online Enrollment

6,557

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

69% On-campus

31% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 8% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 80% online

Master's Check Bold 50% online

Doctorate Check Bold 100% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $9,720 $19,440
Graduate $9,600 $19,200

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,196
On-campus room and board $8,320
On-campus other expenses $1,997
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $9,927
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,680
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,812

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $21,233 $30,953
Off-campus without family $23,523 $33,243
Off-campus with family $15,728 $25,448

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

86%

State Grant Aid

23%

Institution Grant Aid

98%

Pell Grant

51%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,722
State Grant Aid $2,312
Institution Grant Aid $4,765
Pell Grant Aid $5,045

Financial Outlook

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

$32k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division I-FCS

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Rifle
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track Field Indoor
  • Track Field Outdoor
  • Track Field Xcountry
  • Volleyball
  • Baseball
  • Basketball

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

2

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

3

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

4

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Education

BA

MA

DOC

6

Engineering Technologies/Technicians

BA

MA

DOC

7

Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians

BA

MA

DOC

8

English Language And Literature/Letters

BA

MA

DOC

9

Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

10

Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics

BA

MA

DOC

11

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC