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Jacksonville State University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
B-
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
16%
Average Housing Cost
$3,500/ year
Poll
44%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.43 responses
Poll
55%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.75 responses

Food

Campus Food
A-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,785/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 94 responses
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  • Food Court in TMB
    32%
  • Gamecock Diner
    18%
  • Jazzman's
    17%
  • Jack Hopper Dining Hall
    16%
  • Wow Wingery
    14%
  • Freshens
    1%
  • Mama Goldbergs is a great place near the stadium!
    1%
68%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.50 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B-
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
C+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 46 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    30%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    52%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    17%

Safety

Safety
B-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
87%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.54 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 35 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    31%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    49%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    20%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 43 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    33%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    30%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    33%
  • Not very visible.
    2%
  • We have campus police?
    2%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 72 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    10%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    72%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    18%
Men's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Baseball, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Golf, Track and Field: X-Country, Beach Volleyball, Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Television Station, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Opera, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 42 responses
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  • Halftime with the Marching Southerners
    24%
  • I like the sports the most
    21%
  • Singing "I'll fly away" as a Marching Southerner
    14%
  • Football games
    12%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • Nothing
    10%
  • Club Meetings
    5%

Party Scene

Party Scene
C+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 53 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    6%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    28%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    25%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    8%
  • Parties? What parties?
    34%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 19 responses
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  • Southerners Halloween Party
    47%
  • Homecoming
    26%
  • Last Party of the Year/ Kappa Party
    11%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • Southerners St. Patrick's Day Party
    5%
  • War of Roses/Pi Kappa Phi
    5%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
15%
Women in Sororities
19%
51%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.68 responses
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