Jackson State University (JSUMS)

Jackson, MS

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Jackson State University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline August 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due August 1
Priority Application Due April 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 3,677 6,464 10,141
Accepted 884 1,574 2,458
Acceptance Rate 24% 24% 24%
Enrolled 377 496 873

JSUMS Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
2.90 (weighted)

ACT Scores

(83% of Students Admitted to Jackson State University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 16 to 21
  • Math 16 to 19
  • Composite 17 to 20
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 21 19 20
Bottom 25th Percentile 16 16 17

Jackson State University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($0)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Not Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Not Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 1 2
English 4 4
Foreign Language 1 2
History 2 2
Math 3 4
Science 3 4
Social Studies 1 2
Lab 2 2
Other 1 1
Electives 1 1

Jackson State University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 8,089 (93%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 569 (6%)

Jackson State University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($0)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 24)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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