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Colleges / Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate76%

About Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville State University is a public, state university in the town of Jacksonville, Alabama. Jacksonville State University was founded in 1883. The university enrolls around 9,540 students a year, including 8,067 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Jacksonville State University

It is moderately difficult to get into Jacksonville State University. Jacksonville State University admitted 76% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 8,003 out of 10,483 total applicants were accepted.

Jacksonville State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 71%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Jacksonville State University is located in Jacksonville, Alabama, near Birmingham.

If you would like to see Jacksonville State University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 20 to Jacksonville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International.

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College Info

700 Pelham Road, N Jacksonville, AL 36265-1602

Campus Setting: Small Town

Jacksonville State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Jacksonville State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Jacksonville State University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Jacksonville State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1230


Math SAT Range

520 - 660


Reading SAT Range

490 - 580

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1230 and Above


1030 to 1230


1030 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Jacksonville State University students is 1040. Applicants with SAT scores of 1230 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Jacksonville State University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1230 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Jacksonville State University.

Jacksonville State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Jacksonville State University is like? There are approximately 9,540 students enrolled at Jacksonville State University, including 8,067 undergraduate students and 1,473 graduate students. 78% percent of students attend school full-time, 85% percent are from AL and 15% percent of students are from other states.


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