Jacksonville State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Jacksonville State University is a medium four-year, public school with 9,165 students enrolled. This school was established in 1883 and is the only institution located in Jacksonville, Alabama.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
45
At Jacksonville State University you can earn your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Jacksonville State University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.

It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
67%
The student retention rate at Jacksonville State University is relatively low at 67% (close to Alabama average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Jacksonville State University is low: 35%. Roughly 31% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Jacksonville State University is reasonably decent - 18:1. Read more about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,900
Average tuition prices are fairly high, about $15,900 per academic year.

Read the details about Jacksonville State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
82%
As reported in recent government data, 3,161 applications were submitted and 2,602 were accepted; so it is easy to enroll at this school.

Jacksonville State University might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Jacksonville State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,600
Jacksonville State University offers a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Jacksonville State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Jacksonville State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 2,000 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: roughly $3,600 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Jacksonville State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Jacksonville State University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Jacksonville State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Jacksonville State University, 700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265, USA
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