In-state Tuition: $8,490.00
Out-of-state Tuition: $16,980.00
Student/Faculty Ratio: 0.750
SAT / ACT / GPA: 945 / 22 / 3.16
Male/Female Ratio: 43:57
Campus Housing: Yes
Religious Affiliation: N/A
Campus Housing: Yes
Acceptance Rate: 83%
Jacksonville State University is a public institution that was founded in 1883. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,991, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 459 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Jacksonville State University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,640 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,130 (2013-14).
The Department of University Housing and Residence Life supports the academic mission of Jacksonville State University by fostering a vibrant living and learning community that cultivates personal development, celebrates diversity, promotes leadership, and enhances the educational experience of each resident.
The university was founded as Jacksonville State Normal School, and in 1930 the name changed to Jacksonville State Teachers College, and again in 1957 to Jacksonville State College. The university began operating as Jacksonville State University in 1967. In 2008, the university celebrated its 125th anniversary. JSU currently has an enrollment of nearly 9,500 students, with nearly 500 faculty members (more than 320 of whom are full-time). Jacksonville State's Business School was ranked within the nation's top tenth percentile by the Princeton Review. The current University President is Dr. William A. Meehan. Jacksonville State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). In addition, 40 academic programs (79% of programs that can be accredited) earned specialized programmatic accreditations. These programs include business, education, engineering and technology, nursing, social work, drama, art, music, computer science, family and consumer science, and communication. 221 international students representing 73 countries were enrolled in the 2011-2012 academic year. The University has run its International House program, an international exchange program, for over 60 years