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Jackson State University - Jackson, MS

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Jackson State University

School Overview

The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral degree. The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral degree.Jackson State University is a public school.

Contacting the School

1440 J R Lynch St
Jackson, MS 39217
Main Phone: 6019792121
Web Site:www.jsums.edu

Student Body Size and Diversity

In Fall 2002, the school had8,698 (full-time equivalent) students. 99.2% of students attend full-time, while0.8% attend part-time. Male students comprised 41.4% of the student body, while females made up 58.6%.

Minority enrollment includedAfrican-American (8127)%, Hispanic (33)%, Asian (31)%, and Native American (5)%.

Jackson State Universityis a Minority Serving Institution as defined by the Office of Civil Rights. The school is a Hispanic Serving Institution, for federal financial aid purposes.

Degree Levels

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Certificate, Post-Bachelor's
  • Master's Degree
  • Certificate, Post-Master's
  • Doctor's Degree

Degree Programs

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Architecture

Business And ManagementCommunicationsComputer
    EducationEngineering Technology And Technicians
      English Language And Literature
        Environmental ConservationHealth CareHistory And Social SciencesLife SciencesPerforming And Visual ArtsPhysical SciencesProtective Services
          PsychologyPublic Administration And Public Service

          Athletics, Including Athletic Scholarships & Financial Aid

          Jackson State University belongs to the following athletic conferences:

          • Southwestern Athletic Conference (for football, basketball, baseball, and track & field).

          The school offers financial aid to athletes for football, basketball, baseball, track & field, and in general

          Special Student Services

          Academic Services

          • Remedial assistance
          • AP credits
          • Distance learning options
          • Study abroad

          Financial Flexibility

          • ROTC
          • Student employment services
          • Career counseling
          • Placement services for graduates. However career placement is not guaranteed.
          • On-campus day Care

          Cost of Attending

          In-State, Living On Campus:$ 16,416.00
          In-State, Living With Family:$ 10,876.00
          Out of State, Living On Campus:$ 22,012.00

          Admission Requirements

          The schooldoes not offer open admission; requirements include:

          Required:
          • High-school GPA is required.
          • Secondary school rank is required.
          • Secondary school record is required.
          • Standardized test scores are required.
          • A college preparatory program is required.
          • The TOEFL (if applicable) is required for international students.
          Neither Required Nor Recommended:
          • Recommendations are neither required nor recommended.
          • A demonstration of competency (such as samples of work, e.g.) is neither required nor recommended.

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