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Jacksonville College is Affordable

Attending college is an exciting time. Paying for it is not. Our Financial Aid staff is dedicated to helping you afford a Jacksonville College education. More than 95% of our students receive some kind of financial aid, and we try to provide financial assistance to students who would otherwise not be able to attend.

Jacksonville College offers two basic types of aid to assist students in meeting the financial demands of attending college. Gift aid or scholarships are provided by the College to pay for a portion of the educational expenses of the student. Governmental financial aid includes federal/state grants and work-study. Neither scholarships nor grants have to be repaid. Don't let the cost of your education keep you from attending Jacksonville College. Contact us; we can help. Additional information on financial assistance can be found in the Jacksonville College Financial Aid Policies and Procedures Manual located in the Norman Library, Financial Aid Office, and Admissions Office.

Students who wish to receive governmental financial aid from federal or state sources must complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.

Jacksonville College participates in the Federal Direct Subsidized Loan Program. Students must be attending at least halftime (6 hours) to receive a Direct Subsidized student loan.

Institutional scholarships are awarded through the College Scholarship Committee to students who qualify. A number of different scholarships are available in various categories as outlined below.


  • Academic Dean Scholarship


  • Performance Grant


  • BMA of Texas Church Matching Scholarship

  • BMA-SBTC Labenski Ministerial Scholarship

  • General Ministerial Scholarship

Fine Arts

  • Band Scholarship (instrumental)

  • Music Scholarship (vocal)

  • Theater Performance Scholarship


  • Commuter Scholarship

  • Departmental Scholarship

  • Family Scholarship

  • Home School Scholarship

  • International Scholarship

  • Jacksonville Police and Fire Service Scholarship

  • Miss GMA of Texas Scholarship

  • Mr. Galilean of Texas Scholarship

  • Personnel Scholarship

  • Presidential Scholarship

  • SOAR Scholarship

Jacksonville College was declared by the Department of Education as the 4th most affordable private nonprofit two-year college in America. If you want an affordable education, Jacksonville College is the place for you.

Construction is underway to expand a room in the Jacksonville College Student Union Building for use as the executive dining room and a classroom.

The floors in Jacksonville College’s Student Union Building are being prepared to be painted. Later volunteers will paint the walls.


Registration is ongoing for Summer II and Fall 2016.

Students outside the immediate Jacksonville area can register for Fall 2016 on one of three New Student Registration Days: June 25, July 8, and July 30.

For students in the immediate Jacksonville area, registration for Fall 2016 will be open every Tuesday in June and July.

For more information and for full course schedules, visit

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