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Need More Information? Which Best Describes You...


You have never attended college or you only attended college while you were in high school.

Steps and Requirements


You have attended a regionally accredited college or university in the United States but you are not a dual enrollment student.


Dual Enrollment

You're a high school student who completed dual enrollment classes for high school and college credit. Available courses determined by a contract with the high school.

Dual Enrollment


You attended high school/college outside the United States.

International Admissions


You are a non-degree seeking student taking courses for personal enrichment and / or to transfer to the institution where the degree is being pursued.

Transient Attendance


You have already attended JSU and earned credit but have not attended the past two semesters.

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Important Dates

August 12, 2021 - August 1, 2022
Fall 2022 Preferred Admissions Application Period

September 1, 2021 - February 1, 2022
2022-2023 Competitive Scholarship Application Period

October 1, 2021 - April 1, 2022
Fall 2022 Preferred Housing Application Period

September 25, 2021 & October 30, 2021 
Fall Preview Days