JSU at a Glance

JSU Sign in spring

Location: Jacksonville, AL
Founded: 1883
President: Dr. Don C. Killingsworth, Jr.
Fall 2022 Enrollment: 9,633 
Faculty: 347 full-time; 187 part-time
Alumni: 70,000 in 50 states and 136 countries
Academic Programs: 101 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 ASUN 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 2022

Undergraduate Total Enrollment: 8,311
Undergraduates by Gender:
 59% female, 41% male
Undergraduate Status: 6,471 full-time; 1,840 part-time
Undergraduates by Classification: 3,923 freshmen; 1,420 Sophomores; 1,428 Juniors; 1,540 Seniors

Graduate/Doctoral Enrollment Fall 2022

Total Enrollment: 1,322
Graduate/Doctoral Students by Gender: 
64% female, 36% male
Graduate/Doctoral Students by Status: 479 full-time; 843 part-time
Graduate/Doctoral Students by Classification: Graduate 1,142; Doctoral 180

International Enrollment Fall 2022

180 International Students representing 61 countries.

Want to learn more about JSU? Check out our Interactive Fact Book.

  • 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.