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Jacksonville State University
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  • 4 Year
  • JACKSONVILLE, AL

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Jacksonville State is an above-average public university located in Jacksonville, Alabama. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,942 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Jacksonville State acceptance rate is 55%. Popular majors include Nursing, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Elementary Education. Graduating 41% of students, Jacksonville State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,700.

About

700 PELHAM ROAD NORTH
JACKSONVILLE, AL 36265
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Ohio Valley Conference

Jacksonville State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

JSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
55%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
930-1160
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$10,689 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,858 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 62 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 77 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 77 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    54%
  • On Campus
    33%
  • Online
    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,942 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,807
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Friendly
    74%
  • JSU Students are beyond amazing and welcoming!
    21%
  • Rude but not rude
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 79 responses
Poll
73%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 83 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 50 responses
  • Friendly
    62%
  • Spirited
    18%
  • Gem of the Hills
    10%
  • Liberal
    4%
  • Boring
    2%
  • Great place to go to school. Great professors
    2%
  • Home away from home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
41%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 36 responses

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