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Jackson State University


Located in the state capitol of Jackson, Mississippi, Jackson State University is a diverse, technologically-advanced four-year university steeped in history and committed to preparing its students to become global leaders. They provide a caring, nurturing environment in which to challenge our students to improve themselves and serve others.

School Information

1440 J R Lynch St
Jackson, Mississippi 39217
P: (601) 979-2121
F: (601) 979-3445
Calendar: Semester
Locale: City: Midsize
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Research Universities (high research activity)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 9,565Total Students
  • 3,373Male Students
  • 6,192Female Students
Faculty
  • 1,134Total Faculty
  • 609Male Faculty
  • 525Female Faculty
  • 18:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 13,040

Out of State Tuition

$ 2,300

Books & Supplies

$ 6,596

Room & Board

$ 4,800

Other Expenses

$ 26,736

Total

Admissions

8,432
total applicants

31%
admitted (2643)

10%
enrolled (854)


ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
17-20
Composite
16-19
Math
16-21
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Do not know
College Prep ?
Required
Recommendations?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Psychology
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Engineering, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Education, General
Education, Other
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
History, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health, General
Reading Teacher Education
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor

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