Jacksonville State University
International House and Programs
700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville Alabama 36265
Jacksonville State University is located in the foothills of northeast Alabama.
Jacksonville’s convenient location allows quick travel to Birmingham Alabama (75 miles – 1h20min) and to Atlanta Georgia (94 miles – 1h40min).
Jacksonville State University is accredited to award bachelor’s, master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees by SACSOC, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Specific areas within JSU are also accredited by national accrediting agencies; the names and addresses of those agencies are listed below
Fall Deadline: July 01
Spring Deadline: November 01
Summer Deadline: March 01
Chandni Khadka, Director International House and Programs
JSU at a Glance
Location: Jacksonville, AL
President: Dr. John M. Beehler
Enrollment: 8,693 (87% Undergraduate; 13% Graduate)
Faculty: approximately 319 full-time; 178 part-time
Academic Programs: Over 45 degree programs, including bachelor’s, master’s, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs.
Athletics: JSU is the only school in the nation to lay claim to NCAA national titles in football, men’s basketball and baseball at the Division I or Division II levels.
Undergraduates by Gender: 42% male; 58% Female
Undergraduate Status: 5,779 full-time; 1,809 part-time
Undergraduates by Classification: 2,514 freshmen; 1,570 Sophomores; 1,567 Juniors; 1,937 Seniors
Graduate Students by Gender: 38% male; 62% female Graduate Students by Status: 203 full-time; 902 part-time
204 International Students representing 61 countries.
Does your institution have an internship program?
Does your institution have a COOP program?
Does your institution support Curricular Practical Training (CPT)?
Does your institution offer education abroad opportunities for all students?
Does your institution offer academic admission to international students under the condition that applicants will meet the English Proficiency requirements prior to enrolling in their academic program?
Does your institution provide ESL Support Services?
If yes, do you require international students to take an English proficiency test before beginning their university program?
However if a student applies for conditional admission and successfully complete ESL program, the student is not required to take English proficiency test.
Total Undergraduate Enrollment: 87%
Total Graduate Enrollment: 13%
International Student Enrollment for UG/Graduate/Professional: 2%
Within the state of Alabama 7000
From other US states 17.5%
From outside the US 2%
African American/Black 1001
American Indian 45
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 4
Total Faculty 456
Male:Female Ratio 162:155
Does your institution issue I20 for F1 visa status and/or DS2019 for J1 visa status?
If yes, does your institution offer employment based immigration support services such as H1b, TN, LPR, etc. for employment?
Does your institution offer US Immigration advising?
|Category||$ Per Year||$ Per Semester|
|Undergraduate tuition (per semester)*||--||$7416 (12 hours)|
|Graduate tuition (per semester)*||--||$6876 (9 hours)|
|Room and Board (per semester)*||--||$9080 (estimate)|
|Required Fees (per year)||$794||--|
|Average Book Expense (per year)||$1000||--|
Does your institution offer financial aid (scholarships, institutional aid, etc.) for admitted international students?
Our institution offers several scholarships available to international students, including the following ones:
This scholarship is awarded to recognize incoming students who exhibit particularly outstanding academic achievements. There is NO separate application for this scholarship program. Students who have been unconditionally admitted to JSU will automatically be considered if they meet the minimum ACT Composite/SAT Critical Reading + Math test scores and GPA to be eligible for each tier.
The following link will provide you with further information about the New Student Merit-Based Scholarships: http://www.jsu.edu/finaid/scholarships/new-merit.html
This scholarship is awarded to those transfer students who have earned any associates degree with 3.0 GPA of higher (JSU calculated). Students cannot have previously attended JSU or any other four-year institution as a full-time student.
The following link will provide you with further information about Presidential Transfer Scholarships: http://www.jsu.edu/finaid/scholarships/transfer-scholarship.html
Our institution offers a unique cultural program through our International House. We are continuously looking for outstanding students from all around the world to be represented in our IH program. As you may already know that we have had IH program at JSU for over 70 years and hosted international students from all over the world. The mission of our program is to promote global peace, friendship and better intercultural understanding among individuals from diverse background.
Students accepted into our International House program will receive housing scholarship and out of state tuition waiver. Out of state tuition waiver means that students will be awarded in-state tuition rate.
The following link will provide you with further information about International House Scholarship: http://www.jsu.edu/ihop/
For a complete listing of scholarship information, please visit our scholarship page at http://www.jsu.edu/finaid/scholarships/index.html
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