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Located in Jacksonville, Alabama, Jacksonville State University is a public institution. Jacksonville is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

$23,908 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
64% Acceptance Rate

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Jacksonville State University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Jacksonville State University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#12 Most Popular General Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Student Counseling Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is 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?

64% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
1% Submit SAT Scores
Jacksonville State University has an acceptance rate of 64%, 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 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 65%, and the acceptance rate for women is 63%.

Average Test Scores

About 1% 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 540.

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

SAT Math Scores for Jacksonville State University  ( 420 to 540 )
Jacksonville State University received ACT scores from 89% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 25. Composite scores were between 18 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Jacksonville State University  ( 16 to 23 )
ACT Math Scores for Jacksonville State University  ( 17 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Jacksonville State University  ( 18 to 24 )

Can I Afford Jacksonville State University?

$23,908 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
8.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Jacksonville State University is $23,908. 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 63% of students took out student loans averaging $8,367 a year. That adds up to $33,468 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Jacksonville State University is 8.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Jacksonville State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,031 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,747 undergraduate students at Jacksonville State University, with 6,031 being full-time and 1,716 being part-time.


There are also 1,491 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,031 full-time undergraduates at Jacksonville State University, 41% are male and 59% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 49
Black or African American 1,291
Hispanic or Latino 18
White 3,976
International Students 99
Other Races/Ethnicities 598

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

2,726 Took All Classes Online
7,580 Took At Least One Class Online
14.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 14 master’s degree programs available online at Jacksonville State University. In 2019-2020, 7,580 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 4th most popular in Alabama for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Jacksonville State University

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Jacksonville State University was $9,300 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $18,300. The following table shows how Jacksonville State University is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Early Childhood Education #46 #49
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching #48 #27

Online Growth Rankings of Jacksonville State University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Jacksonville State University was 14.7%. This is the #877 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Jacksonville State University regardless of major.

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
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching #42
Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services #64
Student Counseling #73
Reading Teacher Education #99
Early Childhood Education #121
General Special Education #139
Educational/Instructional Technology #180
Instructional Media Design #180
General Educational Leadership & Administration #235
Special Education #238
Teacher Education Subject Specific #252
Educational Administration #315
Teacher Education Grade Specific #371

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 Teaching Concentrations

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

General Educational Leadership & Administration 0
General Education 0
Educational/Instructional Technology 0
General Special Education 0
Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services 0
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching 0
Reading Teacher Education 0
Early Childhood Education 0
Elementary Education 0
Secondary Education 0


*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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