|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
The acceptance rate at Jacksonville State University is 64%. It ranks #9 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Jacksonville State University is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 6,963 out of 10,932 applicants were admitted.
The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent (SAT 840/1070 ACT 18/24). Jacksonville State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.48. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Jacksonville State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||420|
|SAT Math 25th||420|
|SAT Composite 25th||840|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||530|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1070|
|Average SAT Score||960|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Jacksonville State University?
Jacksonville State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 86 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 840 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 720. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 960 out of 1600. Jacksonville State University ranks #16 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 1 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1070 and Above||Good||>75%|
|955 to 1070||Avg +||64%-75%|
|840 to 955||Avg -||51%-64%|
|725 to 840||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 725||Low||<38%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Jacksonville State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>75%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||64%-75%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||51%-64%|
|15 to 18||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 15||Low||<38%|
What GPA do you need to get into Jacksonville State University?
Applicants require above 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 3.48 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Alabama for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Jacksonville State University accepts 64% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||11.09%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||19.68%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||16.37%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||12.43%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||8.23%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||4.11%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0.09%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
76% of Jacksonville State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||19%|
|Top 25% of class||40%|
|Top 50% of class||76%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||21%||19%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Jacksonville State University is $35.
What are the requirements for admission to Jacksonville State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|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|
|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.
1% of students submit their SAT scores to Jacksonville State University. 89% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
64% of those who apply are granted admission to Jacksonville State University. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 840 and 1070. 1% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 89% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.