Jacksonville is a relatively small city located in Calhoun County, Alabama. It has a population of just 12,500. What’s so astounding is that nearly half of the city’s residents have moved to Jacksonville within the last ten years. Jacksonville is part of the Anniston-Oxford metrol area with has a population of roughly 113,000. Jacksonville is home to Jacksonville State University–one of the largest employers in the city and major contributor to the local economy.
With a total annual enrollment of just over 10,000, Jacksonville State University has just about as many students as Jacksonville the city does residents. The university is a public, coed institution that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in various fields of studye including business, communication, liberal arts, family sciences, technology, health sciences and nursing. The university also offers a selection of continuing education courses for working professionals.
Below you can view profiles for four-year colleges and universities located in and around Jacksonville, Alabama.
Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265-1602
main phone: (256) 782-5781
admission phone: (256) 782-5268
admission fax: (256) 782-5121
Jacksonville State University has a total enrollment of 9,000+ students and offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. College majors include art, drama, music, biology, accounting, several business disciplines, radio/television, education, engineering technologies, occupational safety, English language and literature, family/consumer sciences, history, chemistry, physics, psychology, economics, criminal justice, sociology, political science and geography.