Jacksonville State University Summary

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Basic Statistics

Location
Jacksonville, AL
Website
www.jsu.edu
Full-Time Undergrads
6,044
Part-Time Undergrads
1,947
Setting
Suburban
In-State Tuition
$6,360
Out-of-State Tuition
$12,720
Room & Board
$7,675
Acceptance Rate
82 %
Admission Difficulty
Easy
Average SAT Scores
860–1050
Average ACT Scores
19–24

Best ThingsMore . . .

  • Affordability
  • Academics
  • Diversity
  • Friendliness

Worst ThingsMore . . .

  • Parking
  • Some buildings need renovation
  • The Gamecock Express doesn't run on weekends.

Frequently ComparedCompare . . .

Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

The first time you wander around campus at Jacksonville State University and feel the sun shining through the trees, you will begin to understand what it means to be a JSU Gamecock. It is a mix of old Southern charm and a wide new world of possibilities. It is a new world of wearing the game day crimson and cheering with your fellow students in the student section at football games and feeling the stadium vibrate with the sound of The Marching Southeners. It is walking through the Quad and staring up at the stone buildings and realizing that this place is more than bricks and stone. It is making friends that last and maybe even finding love.

It is about realizing who you are, who you want to be, and how to get there. It is a journey, not a destination. It is sitting down on the grass with a textbook for the first time in your life and studying, not to please someone else, but because you have realized that you want greatness, you want to be the best you can be for you. Your professors are interested in you. They won't pass you unless you deserve it, but they are there to help you succeed. For the faculty and staff, from the president to cashiers and custodians, friendliness is a mainstay. They always have a smile for students. You will be accepted for you. This place has deep roots and a wide open sky, tradition and possibilities. You write your story, and JSU is a great place to start.

Jacksonville State Student Reviews

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5 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: The atmosphere is very good! I like going to JSU. There are plenty of activities to do.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The safety on campus is very good. I have heard of any crimes that are severe. The campus police are very well trained and are always on there job.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Majors: My major im going into is Computer Information Systems. I absolutely love it. I get to learn on how to program computers and things to that effect. It really is an amazing field of study!!!

5 College Sophomore

Majors: My field of study is absolutely the best. I learn about C++, Java, Web design, and many more things. My major has a big role that it plays in society.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Its okay living on campus at Jacksonville State University. The dorms are like an apartment complexes. The social atmosphere is filled with fun and positive people. The cost is outrageous but if your rich its not a bad option.

1 person found this useful Report
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