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Jackson State University
Jackson State University 1440 J R Lynch St Jackson, MS 39217 Phone: (601) 979-2121
  • General Information
    About Jackson State University

    The University produces technologically-advanced, diverse, ethical, global leaders who think critically, address societal problems and compete effectively.

    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Midsize
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 8,863
    Percent Admitted 48%
    Men Admitted 38%
    Women Admitted 55%
    Full Time Retention Rate 76%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 16 20
      English 16 21
      Math 16 19
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 9,959
    Native American 12.0
    Asian 41.0
    African American 9,220.0
    Hispanic 40.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 5,668
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 891

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