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Jackson State University


Overview

Student Population
9,811
 Location Jackson, Mississippi
 Online jsums.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Jackson, Mississippi, Jackson State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 9,390 prospective students applied, and 5,946 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,292 enrolled in the school.  7,335 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,476 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $7,501 plus fees of $120. Jackson State University is ranked 1024 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT900/1130
ACT17/21
GPA2.93
Applications Accepted
63.3%
Applications DueAug 1, 2019
Applicant CompetitionLow

Cost to Attend

Mississippi Resident Tuition
$7,501
In State Costs for Jackson State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$120
Room and Board $8,952
Budget for Other Expenses$5,123
Total One Year Cost$23,096
Out of State Tuition
$7,501
Out of State Costs for Jackson State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$120
Room and Board $8,952
Budget for Other Expenses$5,123
Total One Year Cost$23,096

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$32,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
40% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Jackson State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Education 14%
General Studies 12%
Biology 9%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 6%