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 Murray State ($18,348).
  • It is harder to admit to Jacksonville State than Murray State.
  • Murray State has a higher submitted SAT score (1,045) than Jacksonville State (1,045).
  • Murray State has higher submitted ACT score (21) than Jacksonville State (21).
  • Murray State has more students with 9,454 students while Jacksonville State has 8,479 students.
  • Murray State has more full-time faculties with 444 faculties while Jacksonville State has 324 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Jacksonville State University and Murray State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Jacksonville StateMurray State
Jacksonville Statevs.Murray State
Jacksonville, AlabamaLocationMurray, Kentucky
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$11,120
Out-Of-State$20,840
Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,168
Out-Of-State$18,348
67% ($7,784)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)81% ($8,241)
$7,784Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,241
54.02 %Acceptance Rates86.67 %
35.36 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)24.13 %
1,045SAT Score1,143
21ACT Score25
41 %Graduation Rate55 %
35 %Transfer-out Rate-
75 %Retention Rate79 %
8,479Student Population9,454
324Number of Faculties444
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio15 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, Placement services

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