Jackson State University

Jackson, MS, USA
3.94 Average Rating
Founded in 1877, Jackson State University is a public HBCU located in Jackson, Mississippi.It is one of the largest historically black universities in the nation and a member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Jackson State is a “research university with high research activity” according to the Carnegie Foundation. Social work and youth services, biology, and liberal arts and humanities are the top areas of study.

Overview

Average Net Price
$13,142
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,621
Out-of-State Tuition
$18,314
Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
47%
Out of State Students
26%
0
100
63%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 19
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 910
0
1600

What Students Are Saying

3.94 Average Rating
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 you will surely feel right at home. Like our motto states We are in the business of Changing Minds and Changing Lives.
Joiya from Chicago, IL
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 body and youll see why we are one of the best HBCU'S. At JSU we are in the business of challenging minds and changing lives.
Kasey

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