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Jackson State University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Jackson, MS

Tuition and Expenses


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
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@jsums.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning May 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002410
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
770 (97.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
719 (93.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
718 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
108 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$12,719
Need-Based Gift
Received by 606 (84.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,307
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 615 (85.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,134
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 394 (54.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
34 (4.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,450

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,954 (95.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,720 (94.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,709 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
478 (12.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$12,199
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,049 (82.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,802
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,139 (84.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,806
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,525 (41.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
137 (3.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,529

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,260
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
16.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
788
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
12
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
1
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,133

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