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Located in Jacksonville, Alabama, Jacksonville State University is a public institution. Jacksonville is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

40 Undergraduate Degrees
6 Graduate Degrees
$23,863 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
54% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Jacksonville State University?

Location of Jacksonville State University

Contact details for Jacksonville State University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, AL 36265
Phone: 256-782-5781

How Do I Get Into Jacksonville State University?

You can apply to Jacksonville State University online at:

Admission Requirements for Jacksonville State University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Jacksonville State University?

54% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
2% Submit SAT Scores
Jacksonville State University has an acceptance rate of 54%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 55%, and the acceptance rate for women is 53%.

Average Test Scores

About 2% of students accepted to Jacksonville State University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 420 and 530. Math scores were between 420 and 520.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Jacksonville State University  ( 420 to 530 )

SAT Math Scores for Jacksonville State University  ( 420 to 520 )
Jacksonville State University received ACT scores from 90% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 27. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Jacksonville State University  ( 20 to 27 )
ACT Math Scores for Jacksonville State University  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Jacksonville State University  ( 19 to 26 )

Can I Afford Jacksonville State University?

$23,863 Net Price
59% Take Out Loans
9.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Jacksonville State University is $23,863. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Jacksonville State University, approximately 59% of students took out student loans averaging $8,016 a year. That adds up to $32,064 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Jacksonville State University is 9.8%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Jacksonville State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,942 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,749 undergraduate students at Jacksonville State University, with 5,942 being full-time and 1,807 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Jacksonville State University

There are also 1,272 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,942 full-time undergraduates at Jacksonville State University, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Jacksonville State University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Jacksonville State University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Jacksonville State University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 44
Black or African American 1,174
Hispanic or Latino 30
White 4,014
International Students 124
Other Races/Ethnicities 556

Geographic Diversity

Alabama students aren't the only ones who study at Jacksonville State University. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 61 countries are represented at Jacksonville State University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and Canada.

Online Learning at Jacksonville State University

1,782 Took All Classes Online
5,763 Took At Least One Class Online
3.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 14 master’s degree programs available online at Jacksonville State University. In 2017-2018, 5,763 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Jacksonville State University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 8th most popular in Alabama for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Jacksonville State University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Jacksonville State University was 3.6%. This is the #1,338 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Jacksonville State University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Jacksonville State University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 9%
General Computer & Information Sciences 9%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Jacksonville State University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Jacksonville State University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Computer & Information Sciences #81
Computer Information Systems #141

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Jacksonville State University Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 40 6 46
TOTAL 40 6 46


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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