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Jacksonville State University Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Jacksonville State University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,056 out of 3,085 applicants or 67% were admitted making Jacksonville State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. Of those applicants which were admitted, 51% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Jacksonville State University is a prized outcome for many students.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,723 1,362 3,085
Accepted 1,136 920 2,056
Acceptance Rate 66% 68% 67%
Enrolled 485 564 1,049
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 43% 61% 51%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Jacksonville State University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Jacksonville State University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Jacksonville State University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. 10 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 970 1170
SAT Reading 490 600
SAT Math 480 570
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 20 28
ACT Math 18 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

 What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >78%
23 to 26 Avg + 67%-78%
20 to 23 Avg - 54%-67%
17 to 20 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 17 Low <41%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >78%
1070 to 1170 Avg + 67%-78%
970 to 1070 Avg - 54%-67%
870 to 970 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 870 Low <41%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Jacksonville State University has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Jacksonville State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Neither required nor recommended
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101480 IPEDS survey data for Jacksonville State University.