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Jackson State, founded in 1877, is a public university. Its 150-acre campus is located in Jackson.

Website: www.jsums.edu/

Public
Co-ed
5,331
Undergraduate
Students
(178.1%) 3,417 Women
(99.7%) 1,914 Men
1,414
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
69% of 7,680 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.10
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
17 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $17,498
Out-of-state: $28,726
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,946
Out-of-state: $19,174
Room and Board
$9,552
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Freshman Award
$12,719
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,260
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
347
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 19% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 20% of classes
40-49 students: 11% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Jackson Population
172,638
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
41% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Tiger
Sororities
94% of women participate
Fraternities
74% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2% Asian
93.5% Black/African-American
0.9% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
3.5% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
5.4% from 58 countries
First-Year Students Returning
53.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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