Jacksonville State University

792 reviews
  1. Jacksonville, AL
  2. 4 Year
B-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    C-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B-
Jacksonville State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AA
Athletic Conference
Ohio Valley Conference
Address
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
83%
SAT Range
860-1100
ACT Range
19-26
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Neither required nor recommended

Cost

Net Price
$13,304/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $15,642/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,452/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,825/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,830/ year
  • $110k+
    $20,758/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.62 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.59 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.59 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,733Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 30 responses
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  • Friendly
    87%
  • JSU Students are beyond amazing and welcoming!
    7%
  • Rude but not rude
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.61 responses
Poll
69%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.65 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 32 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    56%
  • Spirited
    25%
  • Gem of the Hills
    13%
  • Boring
    3%
  • Liberal
    3%

After Jacksonville State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
30%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.36 responses

Reviews

792 reviews
  • Excellent
    144
  • Very Good
    261
  • Average
    299
  • Poor
    53
  • Terrible
    35
I am currently a frshman living in Fitzpatrick hall. I love being a fitz chick! Our R.As genuinely depict our title "friendliest campus in the south" they are always there for you, but never over your shoulder about college life. There if you need them, but not shoeltering you by any means. Fitz has free laundry, for whenever you need to use them, they are in the basement. The basement also includes a nice lounge area where you can go study or hang out with friends. It's a nice place to go if you have a lot of people getting together, as your room might not be big enough! The rooms are 2 person rooms with a beds, 2 desks, 2 vanities with mirrors and lots of storage! Way more storage than Curtiss, the other female freshman dorm. The bathrooms are community, but are cleaned twice daily and I have never had a bad experience with our bathrooms! They are kept exceptionally clean, just don't forget to pack shower shoes! All together living on campus has been a great experience for me my freshman year. Is will actually continue living on campus next year in an upperclassmen dorm!
  • College Freshman
  • 11 months ago
If you miss a specific number of classes, you automatically fail the class. But you are warned far ahead of time, so that's not a problem with most students. I personally have no problem with the attendance policy. JSU's PD make their entire freaking livings off of parking tickets! I got a ticket last week for parking 17 minutes in a 15-minute parking zone--and I was walking to my car with both hands full of heavy art supplies and portfolios. I actually have never seen a JSU cop be nice to anybody. Ever. At all. Seriously. And I'm not a problematic student. They seriously do treat everyone like criminals.
  • College Sophomore
  • Mar 17 2014
Every professor I have had any encounter with has the mentality of pushing you to the next level and they are there to make sure you have everything you need to be successful! We have the friendliest faculty in the south! The courses are difficult, but like I said as long as you put in the study time, you are given every opportunity to be successful. The teachers are very passionate about what they teach, so they make it very applicable in their class. It is very much worth the price of the classes!
  • College Freshman
  • 11 months ago