Off-Campus Housing

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

Off-Campus Housing: I live on campus, so I can not rate how convenient it is for students.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I live on campus but there is an apartment complex right by the school. Not really far at all, I have walked there many a night.

3 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Housing: I'm off campus but hear its okay.

1 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: This is one of the worst things about Jackson State it's housing students are scattered and safety is compromise what I think they're working on that right now

College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I do not live off campus so I do not know.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 1065th
    Best Off-Campus Housing Options

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

The university offers off-campus housing for those students who chose not to live on campus. The Palisades is located right outside the campus gates for convenience towards the students. Each student who desires to live in the apartment has an opportunity to apply, and if space allows, they are granted an apartment.

Upon entrance, there are a few fees you must pay and contracts to fill out. This apartment can be paid through financial aid, and out-of-pocket rent is also permitted. If you apply before a special deadline, the Palisades offers a discount toward the rent.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrads Living Off Campus
69%
Freshmen Living Off Campus
20%
Average Off-Campus Room & Board
$6,100
Best Time to Look for a Place
During the Summer
Popular Areas
North Side
Average Rents
2 BR: $500

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus housing on the following topics    Based on 45 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Availability
  • Cost
  • Ease of obtaining/process
  • Landlords
  • Parking
  • Proximity to campus
  • Proximity to public transportation
  • Proximity to shopping
  • Quality
  • Safety
  • Variety

What is the off-campus housing selection like near campus and is it worth it?    Based on 45 responses

  • 16% Not worth the hassle or expense. Everyone just lives on campus.
  • 20% High prices and/or limited choices keep most students on campus.
  • 56% Price and availability can vary, but the added freedom is still worth it.
  • 9% Totally worth it. It's easy to find a place, and prices are reasonable.

How helpful is the school in helping students find off-campus housing?    Based on 45 responses

  • 33% Not very helpful.
  • 0% The school does not allow students to live off campus.
  • 53% Somewhat helpful.
  • 13% Extremely helpful.
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