Jackson State University

Jackson, Mississippi

Overview

Address1400 J R Lynch Street
School Websitewww.jsums.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Jackson State University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Jackson, undefined that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 7,680 students applied to Jackson State University. Of those students, 5,294 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Jackson State University was $7,876, in addition to fees of $175. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Jackson State University.

Jackson State University has a 43% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Jackson State University acceptance rate is 69%. To put this into perspective, 5,294 of the 7,680 students who applied to Jackson State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Jackson State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Jackson State University had an SAT score between the range of 850 and 1,068. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Jackson State University was between 17 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Jackson State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Jackson State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,876. Combined with fees of $175, room and board costs of $9,400, other expenses of $5,178 and the $1,400 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $19,279 in tuition.

Students at Jackson State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Jackson State University was $5,680 last year. with 55% of students were awarded federal aid.

Jackson State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Jackson State University.

Jackson State University has a good gender split, with 64% of undergraduates being female and 36% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 62% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 37% of students come from in-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Jackson State University is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Jackson State University to thrive in your studies.

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