Jacksonville State University

Public, Four-years School Located in Jacksonville, AL

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How much is the Jacksonville State tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Jacksonville State's tuition & fees is $12,426 for Alabama residents and $22,716 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $24,464 for Alabama residents and $34,754 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Jacksonville State Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$12,426
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$22,716
Books & Supplies Costs$998
On-campus Room & Board$8,640
On-campus Expenses$2,400
Off-campus Room & Board$9,972
Off-campus Expenses$3,318
2023-2024 Projection
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$11,320
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$21,040

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Jacksonville State for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $99,510 at Jacksonville State. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $151,969. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $120,279.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$23,550$35,363$27,864
Sophomore (2024-25)$24,414$37,055$29,281
Junior (2025-26)$25,309$38,837$30,777
Senior (2026-27)$26,238$40,713$32,358
4 Years Total$99,510$151,969$120,279
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$24,414$37,055$29,281
Sophomore (2025-26)$25,309$38,837$30,777
Junior (2026-27)$26,238$40,713$32,358
Senior (2027-28)$27,201$42,691$34,028
4 Years Total$103,162$159,296$126,444
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$25,309$38,837$30,777
Sophomore (2026-27)$26,238$40,713$32,358
Junior (2027-28)$27,201$42,691$34,028
Senior (2028-29)$28,199$44,774$35,794
4 Years Total$106,947$167,015$132,957
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$26,238$40,713$32,358
Sophomore (2027-28)$27,201$42,691$34,028
Junior (2028-29)$28,199$44,774$35,794
Senior (2029-30)$29,233$46,970$37,661
4 Years Total$110,871$175,149$139,841
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$27,201$42,691$34,028
Sophomore (2028-29)$28,199$44,774$35,794
Junior (2029-30)$29,233$46,970$37,661
Senior (2030-31)$30,306$49,286$39,635
4 Years Total$114,939$183,721$147,118

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Jacksonville State' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Alabama, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $14,073.
In-StateOut-of-State
Jacksonville State University$12,426$22,716
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Alabama Four-years Colleges$15,034
Public Schools$7,408$14,073
Private Schools$15,848

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Jacksonville State and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Jacksonville State UniversityJacksonville, AL$12,426$22,716
Minnesota State University MoorheadMoorhead, MN$10,236$10,336
Lincoln UniversityLincoln University, PA$12,512$19,384
Mississippi Valley State UniversityItta Bena, MS$7,414$7,912
University of Minnesota-DuluthDuluth, MN$14,318$19,762
University of the District of ColumbiaWashington, DC$6,152$13,004
North Carolina Central UniversityDurham, NC$6,542$19,578
College of Staten Island CUNYStaten Island, NY$7,490$15,440
Coastal Carolina UniversityConway, SC$11,640$29,628
New Mexico Highlands UniversityLas Vegas, NM$7,260$12,180
Langston UniversityLangston, OK$6,728$14,255

Financial Aid and COA

At Jacksonville State University, 7,887 students (98%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $7,234.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Jacksonville State is $27,520 for students living on-campus and $29,770 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,779 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $10,123 and the average amount of student loans is $7,160.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$24,464$34,754
COA (off-campus)$26,714$37,004
Tuition & Fees$12,426$22,716
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$12,038$12,038
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,288$14,288
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$17,230$27,520
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,480$29,770
Average Financial Aid$7,234$7,234
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship7,88798%$7,234
Pell Grants3,53844%$5,032
Federal Student Loan5,69071%$5,156
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,779100%-
Grants or Scholarships1,779100%$10,123
Federal Grants1,66393%$5,167
Pell Grants1,04258%$5,214
Other Federal Grants1,61190%$1,961
State/Local Grants39522%$2,197
Institutional Grants1,72997%$4,944
Student Loan Aid1,02758%$7,160
Federal Student Loans1,01457%$6,672
Other Student Loans684%$8,644
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,3511,041$4,174
0-30,000647644$6,133
30,001-48,000242238$4,830
48,001-75,000191134$2,221
75,001-110,00013922$436
110,001 or more1323$133

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Jacksonville State's acceptance rate is 76.34%. A total of 10,483 applicants applied to and 8,003 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 1,818 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 22.72%.
To apply to Jacksonville State, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants10,4833,634$6,849
Admitted8,0032,763$5,240
Enrolled1,818695$1,123
Acceptance Rate76.34%76.03%76.51%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.72%25.15%21.43%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither Required Nor Recommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Jacksonville State. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,125 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 20.
Its SAT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 1,174. The ACT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 25.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,1251,0101,240
National Average1,174
Alabama Average1,122
SAT EBRW535490580
SAT Math590520660
ACT Composite201623
National Average25
Alabama Average22
ACT Math181521
ACT English191523

Student Population

Jacksonville State University has a total of 9,632 students including 8,310 undergraduate and 1,322 graduate students. By gender, there are 3,664 male students and 5,876 female students attending Jacksonville State. The school offers online degree programs and 2,087 students enrolled online exclusively (21.67% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total9,540 3,6645,876
Undergraduate8,067 3,1904,877
Graduate1,473 474999

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, AL
Phone256-782-5781
WEBwww.jsu.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered78 Programs
Online Program Offered24 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered32 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate76.00%
Yield20.00%
Student Population9,632
Graduation Rate52%
Transfer-out Rate26%
Retention Rate66% (Full-time), 28% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate19 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties348 (Full-time), 98 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs963 (Full-time), 155 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$67,258
Average Staff Salary$51,425