tuition & fees
graduate tuition & fees
acceptance rate
Student Population
online students
Number of Programs
Financial Aid Amount
SAT Scores
Graduation Rate

About Jackson State University

Jackson State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Jackson, Mississippi.
It has a total enrollment of 7,250 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The acceptance rate at Jackson State University is 68.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Jackson State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Address1400 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39217
Net Price
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Jackson State University is 68.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 15.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate68.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)15.00 %
Graduate Application Fees$25

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Jackson State University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $8,445 for Mississippi residents and $9,445 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $8,445 for Mississippi residents and $9,445 for out-of-students.
Mississippi ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,445$9,445
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,445$9,445

Student Population

At Jackson State University, total 7,250 are attending classes. Among them, 1,394 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Jackson State has 5,331 students and the graduate school has 1,919 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students7,250
Undergraduate Students5,331
Graduate Students1,919
Online Enrollment1,394

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs93 Programs
Number of online programs15 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Other)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification