The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both schools are four-years, public schools.
  • Jacksonville State has more expensive tuition & fees ($21,912) than EKU ($20,222).
  • It is harder to admit to Jacksonville State than EKU.
  • Jacksonville State has a higher submitted SAT score (1,065) than EKU (1,065).
  • EKU has higher submitted ACT score (21) than Jacksonville State (20).
  • EKU has more students with 13,984 students while Jacksonville State has 9,540 students.
  • EKU has a lower number of students per faculty with 15 to 1 while Jacksonville State's ratio is 19 to 1.
  • EKU has more full-time faculties with 563 faculties while Jacksonville State has 348 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Eastern Kentucky University and Jacksonville State University.
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EKUvs.Jacksonville State
Richmond, KentuckyLocationJacksonville, Alabama
Four-years, PublicSchool Typefour-years, Public
Doctor's degree - professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research / scholarship and professional practice
Doctoral / Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
2023 Tuition & Fees
77%% Receiving Financial Aid92%
$8,197Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,540
98.35 %Acceptance Rates76.34 %
34.96 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.72 %
1,065SAT Score1,125
21ACT Score20
48 %Graduation Rate50 %
-Transfer-out Rate27 %
74 %Retention Rate69 %
13,984Student Population9,540
563Number of Faculties348
15 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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