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Jacksonville State University Demographics & Diversity

Jacksonville, Alabama

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Jacksonville State University are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Jacksonville State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 22%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 3%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 51% more female students than male students enrolled at Jacksonville State University with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Jacksonville State University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Jacksonville State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Jacksonville State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,839
Women 5,793

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Jacksonville State University serves a very low number of students outside of Alabama, with 72 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Jacksonville State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 72%
Out of State 25%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,389 per year

58% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 18.1%
Part time Undergrads 18.6%

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