JSU at a Glance

JSU Sign in spring

Location: Jacksonville, AL
Founded: 1883
President: Dr. Don C. Killingsworth, Jr.
Fall 2020 Enrollment: 9,238 (84% Undergraduate; 16% Graduate)
Faculty: 348 full-time; 98 part-time
Alumni: 75,936
Academic Programs: 95 academic programs and concentrations, including bachelor's, master's, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs. More than 40 online programs are offered.
Athletics:  JSU competes in 17 sports, and is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference. In football, the Gamecocks compete in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). JSU has won six team national championships and two individual national championships, all-time.
School Mascot: The Gamecock
School Colors: Red and White

Undergraduate Enrollment Fall 2020

Undergraduate Total Enrollment: 7,747
Undergraduates by Gender:
 60% female, 40% male
Undergraduate Status: 6,031 full-time; 1,716 part-time
Undergraduates by Classification: 2,931 freshmen; 1,473 Sophomores; 1,542 Juniors; 1,801 Seniors

Graduate Enrollment Fall 2020

Total Enrollment: 1,491
Graduate Students by Gender: 
67% female, 33% male
Graduate Students by Status: 453 full-time; 1,038 part-time

International Enrollment Fall 2020

124 International Students representing 44 countries.

  • Southerners on the field

    A Sound Legacy

    JSU is home to the internationally recognized, 556 member strong Marching Southerners and Ballerinas.

  • Dr Guillermo Francia, a JSU Fulbright scholar

    Fulbright Scholars

    JSU has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

  • JSU baseball equipment at home plate

    Gamecock Championships

    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.

  • JSU Greeks

    Service Learning

    In 2017, JSU Greeks logged more than 15,000 hours of community service.

  • International Students at UN Day Tea

    A Rich Cultural Partnership

    The International House Program began in 1946 with five students from France. Initially, the program focused on languages. Today, there are 40 members of the program - 20 American students and 20 internationals.