Jackson State University Summary

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Basic Statistics

Location
Jackson, MS
Website
www.jsums.edu
Full-Time Undergrads
5,506
Part-Time Undergrads
1,169
Setting
Mid-sized city
In-State Tuition
$5,888
Out-of-State Tuition
$14,576
Room & Board
$6,706
Acceptance Rate
24 %
Admission Difficulty
Very Hard
Average SAT Scores
Not Reported
Average ACT Scores
17–20

Best ThingsMore . . .

  • Advisers
  • Community service
  • Faculty and staff
  • Family atmosphere

Worst ThingsMore . . .

  • Food - Wal-Mart will be your best friend.
  • Parking - the early bird gets the worm, literally.
  • Visitation - strictly enforced hours

Frequently ComparedCompare . . .

Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

Jackson is the home of many, and the future home of many to come. Prospective students always want to know: Why choose JSU? Choosing Jackson State is one of the best choices a student can make in his or her life. Many people are quick to judge this University because of its HBCU title. Once you're here, though, you receive a reward that will be remembered. Every school has it down sides, some more than others, but this does not characterize the University's ability and what it can do for you.

Students at JSU strive to raise the standards and live above the stereotype set out for JSU. They show love for their school through sports, academics, and community service. Attending JSU teaches you to respect others and use common sense. If you did not know who you were before entering, you will know upon graduation.

The professors are very encouraging, and they care about their students. The knowledge they instill in one is different but comprehension. Many professors have personal relationships with their students, and it makes the college ride a smooth sailor. You will meet people from all over and establish a long lasting relationship. This is the best part about attending Jackson State.

Jackson State Student Reviews

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4 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: It's pretty cool and there are a lot of people from the area.

2 College Senior

Scholarships: Do your financial aid on and stay on it. It's hard for me to scholarships because of my GPA but I always try.

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3 College Senior

Athletics: All sport teams are good but some are better. There is no awkwardness with the athletics.

2 College Senior

Campus Dining: There are not a lot of options and they close too early.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: It's easy to find somewhere to eat and the prices are not that bad.

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