The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • Jacksonville State has more expensive tuition & fees ($20,840) than EIU ($14,447).
  • It is harder to admit to EIU than Jacksonville State.
  • Jacksonville State has a higher submitted SAT score (1,045) than EIU (1,035).
  • Both Jacksonville State and EIU have the same submitted ACT scores (21).
  • Jacksonville State has more students with 8,479 students while EIU has 7,526 students.
  • EIU has more full-time faculties with 381 faculties while Jacksonville State has 324 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Jacksonville State University and Eastern Illinois University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Jacksonville StateEIU
Jacksonville Statevs.EIU
Jacksonville, AlabamaLocationCharleston, Illinois
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Tuition & Fees
67% ($7,784)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)70% ($9,025)
$7,784Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,025
54.02 %Acceptance Rates51.51 %
35.36 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)18.45 %
1,045SAT Score1,035
21ACT Score21
41 %Graduation Rate53 %
35 %Transfer-out Rate36 %
75 %Retention Rate70 %
8,479Student Population7,526
324Number of Faculties381
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services

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