Jackson State University (JSUMS)

Jackson, MS

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Jackson State University

Jackson State University

Jackson State University Student Essentials

Jackson State University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Tigers
Website: www.jsums.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Most Selective
In-State Tuition: $5,888
Out-of-State Tuition: $14,576
Retention Rate: 73%
Enrollment: 10,736
Year Established: 1877

About JSUMS

For a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Jackson, Mississippi, why not go to a school that has a center for success and career services for their specific department?

Jackson State University is fit with strong academic programs as well as student services, such as a recreational and fitness center, counseling and psychological services, health services, and tutoring, which enhance the educational experience.

Among the programs available for study are Management and Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Professional Development, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Health Sciences, Policy & Planning, and Engineering.

The career service center has resources like career assessment, help choosing a major or career path, listings of jobs and internships, resume and cover letter writing, networking workshops, interview preparation, and tutorials on how to dress for success.

Jackson State University also emphasizes public service. As the Urban University of Mississippi, Jackson State aims to solve problems in urban communities through its social work and strong corps of student volunteers.

Financial aid options for eligible students include loans, grants, and scholarships based on merit, need, academic programs, and athletics.

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JSUMS Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

75% of students gave Jackson State University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

My experience so far with Jackson State University has been a good one. In my research before attending JSU I found that it has been providing young men and women opportunities that will strenghten them to succeed in an increasingly complicate world that we live in. As the Urban University of Mississippi, Jackson State emphasizes public service programs designed to enhance quality of life and seek solutions to urban problems in the physical, social, intellectual, and economic environments. JSU also promotes global and cultural awareness through educational and entertaining activities.


JSUMS Map & Location

Jackson State University
1440 J R Lynch St
Jackson, MS 39217


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Getting Around JSUMS

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Jackson, MS

Winter
Dec
58
37
Jan
56
35
Feb
61
39
Spring
Mar
69
45
Apr
76
52
May
83
62
Summer
Jun
90
69
Jul
92
72
Aug
92
71
Fall
Sep
87
65
Oct
77
53
Nov
67
44

JSUMS Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 8,089
Freshman Class 1,595
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 10,736

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 92%
  • Caucasian: 5%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
Latino 1%
African American 92%
Caucasian 5%
Unknown and Other 1%

Undergraduate 75%
Graduate 25%
Full-Time 54%
Part-Time 46%
Women 57%
Men 43%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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