Campus Housing

Location
Jackson, MS
Undergrads
5,506
Tuition (in-state)
$14,576 ($5,888)
Admission Difficulty
Very Hard
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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: To live on campus it is very expensive if you do not have a scholarship. When it comes to finding dorms, I feel that it is kind of poor and unfair treatment. Athletes get to make sure all their rooms are taken care of first then the rest of the student body have to get in where they fit in at. Some of the dorm building are real but still in good living position. The meal plan is high and sometimes you can barely get a decent meal to eat but other than that it's great to live on campus. The ability to socialize with others is easy because the campus is not so big and there is a nice place out where people communicate and sit at which is the plaza.

2 College Freshman

Campus Housing: There freshman dorms need updating

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: Campus housing depends on the person and what they are accustomed to. The dorms/suites are in pretty good shape and some are being renovated. The housing process is easy when you apply ahead of time so you can choose what dorm you would like to reside in and what floor. Sometimes you may not get the best or the cleanest roommate but that happens at every school.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The campus housing is ok but the buildings are old and there is limited parking.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The freshman dorm kind of sucks but the others are great

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 373rd
    Cleanest Dorms
  • 484th
    Best Dorm Atmosphere
  • 769th
    Most Spacious Dorms
  • 1196th
    Shortest Walk to Class

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Each dorm has a significant historical background that gives you an experience to remember. Many students on various scholarships are required to stay on campus. Other students who do not live nearby choose to live on campus to conserve time and money, or to just receive the dorm experience. Since most traditional freshmen are at the stage where they finding themselves, they choose to live on campus for the adult experience. Freshmen are not required to live on campus.

Facts & Statistics

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes
Campus Housing Capacity
2,550
Average Housing Costs
$4,032
Undergrads Living On Campus
31%
Freshmen Living On Campus
80%
Best Freshman Dorms
Alexander
Best Upperclassman Dorms
Campbell
What You Get
  • Bed
  • Cable TV
  • Closet or dresser
  • Desk and chair
  • Local phone service
  • MicroFridge

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Alexander Center
Floors: 5
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, single-sex by wing
Residents: Freshmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: In-room sinks, study lounge; fifth floor in Alexander East is a men's honors floor.
Campbell Suites
Floors: 5
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: No, men only in North wing, women only in South wing.
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Suites (singles and doubles)
Special Features: Each unit has private bathrooms, living rooms, and refrigerators.
John Dixon Hall
Floors: 7
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: No, men only
Residents: Juniors
Room Types: Suites (doubles)
McAllister Hall
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen and sophomores
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: The fifth floor is a women's honors floor.
Stewart Hall
Floors: 4
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, men only
Residents: Sophomores
Room Types: Doubles
Transitional Hall
Floors: 4
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Juniors
Room Types: Suites (doubles)

Student Polls

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