If you are thinking about applying to Jacksonville State University, the application fee is $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 apply for Fall should hear back from Jacksonville State University by September 1.
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.
Getting into Jacksonville State University is moderately difficult. 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 students, 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 has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
|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, students 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 does look at 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 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?
Students who are admitted to Jacksonville State University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Jacksonville State University accept transfer credits?
Jacksonville State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Jacksonville State University accepts:
ACE recommendations for credit
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.
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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
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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