Graduate Programs Overview

Jacksonville State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Jacksonville, Alabama. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $10,600 for Alabama residents and $20,200 for other students in average.

It offers thirty-nine graduate programs: 27 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 6 Post-Bachelor's, 4 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 312 students have been conferred Master's degree and 8 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameJacksonville State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, AL
Graduate School Students1,272 students
935 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$10,600
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 39 Graduate Programs
27 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 10 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Jacksonville State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Alabama residents, the tuition & fees are $10,600 and $20,200 for non-Alabama residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $400 for Alabama residents and $800 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$400$800
Books & Supplies$1,196
Room & Board$8,110 (On-Campus) / $9,648 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,003 (On-Campus) / $2,692 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,909$31,509
Off-Campus Total$24,136$33,736
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Jacksonville State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 39 major areas - 27 Master's (14 online programs), 2 Doctorate (2 online programs), 2 Post-Bachelor'(2 online programs), 3 Post-Master'(2 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Visual And Performing Arts
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Human Services
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature

Graduate Student Population

Total 9,021 students enrolled in Jacksonville State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,272 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 427 male and 845 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 301 full-time and 971 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 935 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 226 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students427
Women Students845
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students301
Part-time Students971
By race/ethnicity 860 White, 306 Black, and 5 Asian students are attending at Jacksonville State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
8 students are younger than 22 and 338 students are older than 65. The school has 508 students aged between 22 and 30 and 418 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under8
40 & Over338
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Jacksonville State University, 935 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 226 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,272
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses935
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses226
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses111
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses935
Alabama Resident866
Other State In U.S.66
Outside of U.S.3

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