Jacksonville State University (JSU)

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Jacksonville State University can be found in Jacksonville, AL, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around nine thousand students enrolled per year at JSU.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores at Jacksonville State University. A score between 850 to 1080 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 26 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Jacksonville State University (JSU) average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.38. Jacksonville State University admits around 80% of students applying each year. Of those that are accepted, around 45% registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at jsu.edu.

Overall Jacksonville State University (JSU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Jacksonville State University was reported as 83.3% in Fall 2013 with over 3,080 college applications submitted to JSU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • JSU ACT Scores: 19 - 26
  • JSU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Jacksonville State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Jacksonville State University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Jacksonville State University has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 87.6%
  • 2010-2011: 84.0%
  • 2011-2012: 83.6%
  • 2012-2013: 82.3%
  • 2013-2014: 83.3%
  • Projected JSU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 83.5%

How Does Jacksonville State University (JSU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Jacksonville State University is fifty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Shorter University68.1%
Berry College60.3%
Samford University77.0%
Birmingham Southern College64.2%
Southern Polytechnic State University78.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Jacksonville State University (JSU) (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English17 - 27
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 26
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