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Jackson State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

8,687 students

31% admitted

  • 6,560 full time
  • 2,127 part time
  • 2,522 men full time
  • 4,038 women full time
  • 8,432 applied
  • 2,643 admitted
  • 854 enrolled

6,592 Undergraduates

$6,348 tuition/year

  • 2,095 Graduates
  • $6,348 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $7,192 room & board
  • $2,300 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Historically Black College or University: HBCU
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Royal blue and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Kasey
  • 0
  • Jackson State University is a wonderful place to get your foot in the door and a jumpstart on your career. Combine the family environment with the professional of the student…

  • May-10-2012 Read More
  • Joiya from Chicago, IL
  • 0
  • Jackson State is GREAT place to jump-start your life, socially, mentally and emotionally. Jackson is one big family, and that couples with the professionalism that the student body embodies and…

  • Aug-21-2015 Read More
  • Chris Coleman from Chicago, IL
  • 0
  • Jackson State is a great school and simply the best HBCU experience there is. If you want a nurturing, challenging, spirited, engaging, and exciting college experience that will help you…

  • Dec-16-2014 Read More
  • Jasmyne from Saint Louis, MO
  • 0
  • Jackson State University is a medium sized campus and very diverse. The campus is beautiful, the professors care and the campus is full of history. I made a great decision…

  • Jan-18-2015 Read More
Jackson State University
  • Located in Jackson, MS
  • Public
  • 8,687 students enrolled
  • 31% admitted
  • $6,348 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Lauren from Saint Louis, MO
  • Aug-11-2011 I am a current student here

    I love Jackson State University! I bleed blue and white. I do a lot on campus and involved thats how you would love it. Join clubs and organizations.

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  • 5
  • Christiana from Milwaukee, WI
  • Dec-28-2010 I am a current student here

    Never having been on my own, away from family, or visiting JSU before arriving for my first semester, I had no idea what to expect. I was in love by the spring! There are a lot of campus involvement opportunities.

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  • 5
  • Durand from Detroit, MI
  • Jun-17-2010 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    There's just so much to do and to get into...being bored here is not an option

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  • 3
  • Alexis from Chicago, IL
  • Feb-24-2010 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    If you are not from a big city (i.e. Chicago), the small town, close knit environment may feel a bit like home.

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