School Overview

Jackson State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Jackson, Mississippi. Jackson State ranked 336th in National Universities and 9th in Mississippi Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 6,921 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. Jackson State's acceptance rate is 62.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Jackson State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address1400 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39217
Phone601-979-2121
WEBwww.jsums.edu
Admission Information
Admissionwww.jsums.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.jsums.edu/apply/
Financial Aidwww.jsums.edu/financialaid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.jsums.edu/npc/
Disability Servicewww.jsums.edu/disability/
School Category
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 62.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 16.00%. The application fees are $25 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate62.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)16.00 %
Graduate Application Fees$25

Tuition & Fees

Jackson State's 2022 tuition & fees is $8,445 for Mississippi residents and $9,445 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $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
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 6,921 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 2,653 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Jackson State has 4,668 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,253 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students6,921
Undergraduate Students4,668
Graduate Students2,253
Online Enrollment2,653

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs93 Programs
Number of online programs15 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Master'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)
ROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification