In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Jacksonville State University was $9,990 a year for in-state students and $19,950 a year for out-of-state students.
On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.
Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students pay far less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. And, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket more manageable until after graduation.
Tuition for international students at Jacksonville State University is $648 per year.
Jacksonville State University is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $9,990 for in-state students who attend full-time.Non-Alabama residents can expect to pay 19,950 per year for tuition.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public insitutions often offer reduced tuition for those who qualify as Alabama residents.
Choosing a school where you are eligible for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan save on the total cost of attending college. Be sure to verify your state's rules for in-state residency. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school. There may be other criteria as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.
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Jacksonville State University has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at Jacksonville State University can expect to pay around $648 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.
Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may qualify for private or Jacksonville State University-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students with need may be eligible for the following types of financial support at Jacksonville State University:
•Loans from outsideJacksonville State University •Jacksonville State University-specific loans •Athletic Awards •Jacksonville State University-specific scholarships
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.
Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when budgeting for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Jacksonville State University.
Room and board at Jacksonville State University costs $8,320 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that enables you to eat all or some of your meals the Jacksonville State University's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.
Meal-plan costs vary based on on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.
The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.
The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.
Keep in mind, there could also be other costs associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges have resources for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.
The cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you own a car, or are you planning to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your transportation budget. At Jacksonville State University, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
The location of a college or university can also have a big effect on the amount you'll have to spend just to get around. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, transportation in an urban area is usually costly, but there may be more trains, busses and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Jacksonville State University campus is in a small town setting in Alabama, not far from Birmingham.
When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.
Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of what is really costs to go to Jacksonville State University.
What will the cost of attending Jacksonville State University be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$8,320|
The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.
The majority of Jacksonville State University undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2022, 5,735 of the 8,067 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $10,189 a year.
|Most Common Loans for Jacksonville State University Students|
Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Jacksonville State University financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.
Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.
In 2022, Jacksonville State University awarded 5,055 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $50 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school.
The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.
Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Jacksonville State University students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.
When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.
The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Jacksonville State University was $10,189 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Jacksonville State University seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$3,711|
What will attending Jacksonville State University really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.
As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Jacksonville State University's net cost calculator on their website.
Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.
Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.
Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to make attending more affordable. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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