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 8,315 students enrolled. This school was established in 1883 and is the only institution located in Jacksonville, Alabama.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
Fair
At Jacksonville State University you can earn your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Jacksonville State University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Education, Social Work, Criminal Justice, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
74%
Good
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.

The student retention rate at Jacksonville State University is fair at 74% (well above Alabama average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Jacksonville State University is low: 36%. 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
$18,300
High
Average tuition prices are fairly high, about $18,000 per academic year. The additional fees at Jacksonville State University not covered by tuition are approximately $300, which totals $18,300 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
67%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 3,085 applications were submitted and 2,056 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Jacksonville State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,700
Medium
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-
Unsafe
Jacksonville State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,000 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - nearly $3,700 per 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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, 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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