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.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
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Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 19

What Students Are Saying

3.94 Average Rating
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 grow and mature as well as set you up for success, this is definitely the school for you. J-S-U rocks the house!!!!!
Chris Coleman from Chicago, IL
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 of picking my HBCU, I hope others do the same! :)
Jasmyne from Saint Louis, MO

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