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Jackson State University | JSU

Jackson, Mississippi4-yearPublic
Public school in Mississippi with 4,700 total undergraduate students

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Admissions

Admissions website:

Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
62%
Women
65%

Men
55%

Total number of applicants
7,889
Women: 68%
Men: 32%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
16%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$18,511
Out-of-state
$19,511

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost
$0–30,000
$14,392

$30,001–48,000
$15,698

$48,001–75,000
$15,713

$75,001–110,000
$19,058

Over $110,000
$21,024

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Applications

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
Yes

Considers class rank
No

Recommendation letters
Optional

TOEFL policy (international applicants)
Required

SAT/ACT testing policy
Optional
Policies change during COVID-19; please confirm by looking at this school's website.

Which tests students typically submit

SAT: 27%
ACT: 55%

Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
793
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
63%
Enrolled men:
37%
6-year graduation rate
38%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
53%

Student diversity

Very diverse
International students
2%

Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students

Asian and Pacific Islander: < 1%
Black: 93%
Hispanic: 1%
Native American: < 1%
Other: 1%
White: 4%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
15:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

Majors & careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
No

Housing

Commuter College
No

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
No

Football conference
Southwestern Athletic Conference

D1 Basketball
Yes

Basketball conference
Southwestern Athletic Conference