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Jacksonville, Alabama

Jacksonville State University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Jacksonville State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
54%
Admission Difficulty for Jacksonville State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Jacksonville State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,244 out of 6,005 applicants were admitted making Jacksonville State University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent. Jacksonville State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Jacksonville State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
2%
SAT Scores for Jacksonville State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Jacksonville State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1030

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Jacksonville State University?

Jacksonville State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. 2 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Jacksonville State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >67%
1025 to 1130 Avg + 54%-67%
920 to 1025 Avg - 41%-54%
815 to 920 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 815 Low <29%
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Jacksonville State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
90%
ACT Scores for Jacksonville State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Jacksonville State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Jacksonville State University?

Admission data indicates that Jacksonville State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 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 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Jacksonville State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Jacksonville State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >68%
22 to 26 Avg + 54%-68%
19 to 22 Avg - 43%-54%
16 to 19 Reach 32%-43%
Less than 16 Low <32%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.18
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Jacksonville State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Jacksonville State University was 3.18 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Jacksonville State University accepts 54% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Jacksonville State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 18% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 24% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 10% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

70% of Jacksonville State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Jacksonville State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 0%
Top 25% of class 0%
Top 50% of class 70%
Bottom 50% of class 30%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Jacksonville State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,626 2,379 6,005
Accepted 1,932 1,312 3,244
Acceptance Rate 53% 55% 54%
Enrolled 688 459 1,147
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 36% 35% 35%

Admission Requirements

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

Jacksonville State University Admission Requirements
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

High School Credits Accepted at Jacksonville State University
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.