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Jackson State University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Jackson, MS

Location and Setting


Jackson Population
172,638
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
250 acres

Weather

Temperature
32.7 average low in January, 90.6 average high in September
Rain
109 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Jackson
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Jackson

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
41% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
59%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Tiger
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Bowling x x    
Cheerleading x   x  
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Golf   x x x
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf   x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Bowling    
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Golf x x
Soccer    
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
golf
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, softball, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, sonic boom of the south, maddrama, interfaith, naacp
Sororities
94% of women participate
Fraternities
74% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

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