Jackson State University

The Jackson State University is established in and located at Jackson, Mississippi 39217. Being part of public higher education institution that offers 81 degrees of study overall and has a common calendar system as Semester . The Jackson State University provides Public‚ 4-year or above and has City: Midsize setting for the students.

The programs that are offered in Jackson State University consists of Graduate degree or certificate offering, Undergraduate degree or certificate offering, Doctor’s degree, Doctor’s degree - research/scholarship in more than 22 Subject areas as well as 56 specializations.

Contact Details

1440 J R Lynch Street
Jackson, MS 39217
Ph: 2147483647
Fax: 2147483647
Official Website

Jackson State University
: Public‚ 4-year or above
Awards offered
Graduate degree or certificate offering
Undergraduate degree or certificate offering
Doctor’s degree
Doctor’s degree - research/scholarship
: Yes
Calendar system
: Semester
Graduate application fee
: $ 25

Admissions & Requirements

Jackson State University Undergraduate application fees is $0 and Graduate application fees $25. Below table’s shows Jackson State University admission requirements, Act and SAT test scores percentile.

Admissions : www.jsums.edu/admissions/

Applications: banweb1.jsums.edu:4446/prod/zbwskalog.P_DispLoginNon


  Required Recommended Neither Required nor Recommended
Secondary school GPA    
Secondary school rank    
Secondary school record    
Completion of college-preparatory program    
Formal demonstration of competencies    
Admission test scores    
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)    

SAT & ACT Tests Statistics

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
ACT Composite 17 21
ACT English 16 22
ACT Math 16 20

Tuition & Financial Aid

Financial Aid:



Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates $6,348 $265
Required Fees for Full-Time Undergraduates $6,348 $265
Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates $6,348 $9,204 $649
Average Tuition Full-Time Graduates $6,348 $511
Required Fees for Full-Time Graduates $6,348 $511
Per Credit Hour Charge Part-Time Graduates $6,348 $9,204 $864

Historical Expenses Data

campus 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
On campus, room and board $7,192 $6,706 $6,596 $6,418
On campus, other expenses $4,800 $4,800 $4,800 $4,800
Off campus (not with family), room and board $6,100 $6,100 $6,100 $6,100
Off campus (not with family), other expenses $5,100 $5,100 $5,100 $5,100
Off campus (with family), other expenses $5,100 $5,100 $5,100 $5,100


Sports NCAA/NAIA member NCAA/NAIA conference number
Football Southwestern Athletic Conference
Basketball Southwestern Athletic Conference
Baseball Southwestern Athletic Conference
Cross Country/Track Southwestern Athletic Conference

Jackson State University Majors with degree levels

The Jackson State University is up with semester based academics that offer 56 majors.

  • Bachelor Degree : 38 Majors
  • Master Degree : 33 Majors
  • Doctrate Degree : 10 Majors

Natural Resources and Conservation

Architecture and Related Services

Communication‚ Journalism‚ and Related Programs

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services



Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Foreign Languages‚ Literatures‚ and Linguistics

English Language and Literature/Letters

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Parks‚ Recreation‚ Leisure and Fitness Studies

Physical Sciences


Homeland Security‚ Law Enforcement‚ Firefighting‚ and Related Protective Service

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Health Professions and Related Programs

Business‚ Management‚ Marketing‚ and Related Support Services


Note: Information stated about Jackson State University College are been referred from IPDES. For the updated information like Application Cost, Admission requirements, Tuition fee, Majors and for more, please visit the official website of Jackson State University College.