Jackson State University

1440 J R Lynch St
Jackson, MS 39217
(601) 979-2121
http://www.jsums.edu

General

  • Type of college: 4-year Public
  • Total student population: 8,783
  • Undergraduate population: 6,805
  • Student to faculty ratio: 18 to 1

Tuition, Room & Board, Books & Supplies and Other Fees

  • Total cost for in-state students living on campus: $12,427
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living on campus: $18,771
  • Total cost for in-state students living off campus: $12,834
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living off campus: $19,178

Financial Aid Provided

  • Students receiving financial aid: 89%
  • Average financial aid received per student: $2,742
  • Students receiving Pell grants: 65%
  • Average Pell grant received per student: $3,553
  • Students receiving federal aid: 65%
  • Average federal aid received per student: $4,271
  • Students receiving state aid: 17%
  • Students receiving institutional aid: 49%

Admissions

  • Total applicants: 6,499
  • Percent admitted: 36%
  • Percent admitted (men): 33%
  • Percent admitted (women): 38%
  • Average SAT critical reading scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): unknown
  • Average SAT math scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): unknown
  • Average SAT writing scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): unknown

Enrollment

  • Total enrolled (Fall 2008): 8,377
  • Male students (Fall 2008): 35%
  • Female students (Fall 2008): 65%

Graduation

  • Graduation rate: 43%
  • Graduation rate (men): 32%
  • Graduation rate (women): 50%

Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • PhD