If you are considering submitting an application to Jacksonville State University, the fee for the application costs $35.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.
|Jacksonville State University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||19%|
|Mean SAT Score||1040|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||1%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||89%|
Jacksonville State University does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is moderately difficult to get into Jacksonville State University. Jacksonville State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Jacksonville State University accepted 64% of all applicants, around 6,963 of the 10,932 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Jacksonville State University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Jacksonville State University must submit the following items. Double check with Jacksonville State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Jacksonville State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 11% submitted a class rank. At Jacksonville State University 19% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 40% were in the top 25% and 76% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Jacksonville State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||11.09%|
|3.50 and 3.74||19.68%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16.37%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12.43%|
|2.50 and 2.9||8.23%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4.11%|
Jacksonville State University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Jacksonville State University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 1% of Jacksonville State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 89% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
The mean composite SAT score for a Jacksonville State University student is 1040.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Jacksonville State University students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 420 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Jacksonville State University students scored 530 or higher, and 75% scored a 420 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Jacksonville State University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Jacksonville State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Jacksonville State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Jacksonville State University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Jacksonville State University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Jacksonville State University.
Does Jacksonville State University accept transfer credits?
Jacksonville State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Jacksonville State University accepts:
Does Jacksonville State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Jacksonville State University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Jacksonville State University?
Jacksonville State University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Jacksonville State University's acceptance rate?
Jacksonville State University's acceptance rate is 64%.
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How hard is it to get into Jacksonville State University? Jacksonville State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Jacksonville State University acceptance rate is 64%. This means that the institution accepts 63 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Jacksonville State University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Jacksonville State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Jacksonville State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.48. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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