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Jacksonville State, founded in 1883, is a public, multipurpose university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Commerce and Business, Education and Professional Studies, and Nursing and Health Sciences. Its 318-acre campus is located in Jacksonville, 75 miles east of Birmingham.

Website: www.jsu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
7,749
Undergraduate
Students
(59.2%) 4,587 Women
(40.8%) 3,162 Men
1,272
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
55% of 10,187 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.48
SAT Math
510 average
450-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
535 average
480-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,647
Out-of-state: $31,367
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,120
Out-of-state: $20,840
Room and Board
$8,000
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$10,116
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
342
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Jacksonville Population
12,430
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Birmingham
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
23% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Gamecock
Sororities
19% of women participate
Fraternities
15% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
19.2% Black/African-American
0.8% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.0% White
5.9% Unknown
International Students
1.3%
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
20.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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