Jacksonville State University

Established in 1883 in Jacksonville, Alabama, Jacksonville State University (JSU) is a public higher education institution. This co-educational university offers bachelor’s, master’s EdS and doctorate degrees through its six academic colleges and schools. The university also offers a distance learning and continuing education program for non-traditional students and working professionals. In recent years, the school has established a doctoral program in Emergency Management.

Jacksonville State University is a regionally accredited education institution. In addition, more than 40 programs have been recognized with specialized accreditations. Some of these programs are: family & consumer sciences, nursing, education, communication, drama, art, social work, music, computer sciences, business as well as engineering & technology.

Jacksonville State University has one of the top ranked business schools in the nation. The school, as a whole, enrolls almost 9,000 students and have around 500 faculty members. Programs at Jacksonville State University are career-centered. Hence, students can feel confident that upon graduation they'll be prepare to enter the work force or qualify for graduate level education and training programs. Academic colleges at the university include the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Commerce and Business Administration, College of Education and Professional Studies, College of Nursing and Health Services, College of Library Studies and College of Graduate Studies.

The university also provides several academic and career development resources for students including the University Library, Academic Center for Excellence, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Enrollment, Tutoring and the Career Services Center. In addition to a superb academic offering, JSU also provides student the opportunity to get involved students clubs and organizations and sports. Collectively, JSU athletic teams are known as the Gamecocks. The school participates in Division I in football and belongs to the Ohio Valley Conference. Varsity sports at JSU include baseball, golf, rifle soccer, tennis, cross country, basketball, volleyball, softball, baseball, and track and field.

For non-traditional students and those who are unable to attend on-campus classes on a regular basis, JSU offers online learning options. Currently, the university offers 30 fully online degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Online areas of study include business, accounting, arts and sciences, technology, education and professional studies.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (256) 782-5781
Address: 700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Size: Medium ( 8,100+ undergrad, 1,200+ grad )
Award Levels: Bachelor's, Master's
In- State Tuition $ 6,027
Out-of-State Tuition $ 12,012
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Website Address: www.jsu.edu/
Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Marketing Marketing Management
Communication and Journalism
Radio and Television
Computer Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Instructional Technology
Educational Leadership and Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
Health Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
School Counseling and Guidance Services
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Technician
Occupational Safety and Health Technology Technician
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Safety Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration Management
Physical Sciences
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
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