Drug Safety

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

Drug Safety: Drug policy are enforced on campus.

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3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: No need for drug safety if they aren't doing a bad drug. But you can't do it in public at least not on campus

2 College Freshman

Drug Safety: The drug scene at my school is kind of bad. The reason being is because sometimes students walk pass you and smell just like they have the full plant I their pocket with them. Also, it is bad because students go and buy liquor like water and they are only like 18-19 . The peer pressure trap a lot of students into the hands of others. The need to have so done notice you make some student start getting high with people just to have someone say they know them.

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3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Drugs are used often especially in the dorms.

3 College Junior

Drug Safety: The use of weed seems to be very often on campus in the parking lots

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 509th
    Most Social Drinkers
  • 748th
    Least Peer-Pressured Students
  • 822nd
    Best Schools for Non-Drinkers
  • 880th
    Least Underage Drinkers
  • 1159th
    Most Drug-Free Campuses

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Drugs are not a profound problem at JSU. Students are not pressured into this lifestyle because the majority of students come for the academic experience. The population understands how drugs and alcohol can affect the mind and body; keeping a distance from that atmosphere allows the University to stand above the rest. Jackson State is a drug-free school that does not tolerate drugs and alcohol. 

There are numerous liquors stores surrounding the campus that brings a temptation amongst the students. You are not allowed to have any liquor in the dormitories, nor any open containers in public. Many attempt to sneak in fine wines, but more than half are punished for their lack of cooperation.

Facts & Statistics

Alcohol-Related Referrals
7
Alcohol-Related Arrests
0
Drug-Related Referrals
4
Drug-Related Arrests
4
Most Popular Drugs
Alcohol

Student Polls

Name the most popular drugs on campus.    Based on 27 responses

  • 38% Marijuana
  • 35% Alcohol
  • 10% None
  • 4% Prescription "study drugs" (Adderall, Ritalin)
  • 4% Steroids
  • 2% Cocaine
  • 2% Ecstasy
  • 2% Methamphetamine
  • 2% Prescription painkillers (Vicodin, OxyContin)
  • 2% Other prescription drugs (barbiturates, Valium, Xanax)
  • 0% Heroin
  • 0% Psychedelics (LSD, mushrooms)

How would you describe the social drinking scene on campus?    Based on 27 responses

  • 15% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 19% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 22% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 30% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 15% Students don't drink on campus. Seriously.

How would you describe the drug scene on campus (not including alcohol)?    Based on 27 responses

  • 7% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 30% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 26% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 19% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 19% Drugs are not used on campus. Seriously.

How much access do underage students have to alcohol?    Based on 27 responses

  • 26% Practically unlimited.
  • 26% Somewhat abundant.
  • 26% Somewhat limited.
  • 22% Very limited.

How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?    Based on 27 responses

  • 7% If you don't partake, you're left out.
  • 7% You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
  • 41% Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
  • 44% You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
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