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Jackson State University

Jackson, Mississippi
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Overview
Public
6,507 Undergraduates
63% Admissions Rate
City: Midsize
HBCU
Mostly Women
Public
Region: South
Division 1
Size: Small
Doctoral
Jackson State University
1400 J R Lynch Street
Jackson, Mississippi
39217
(601) 979-2121
www.jsums.edu
Location

Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is one of two county seats of Hinds County, along with Raymond, Mississippi. The city of Jackson also includes around 3,000 acres comprising Jackson-Medgar Evers International Airport in Rankin County and a small portion of Madison County. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

72

restaurants score

Students
36%

Men

64%

Women

24

Average Age of Entering Students

711

New Transfer Students

Admissions
63%

Acceptance Rate

22%

Enrollment Yield

820-1060

SAT Range

9,390

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$12,873

Typical Cost

$18,314

Out-Of-State (published)

$7,621

In-State (published)

89%

Recieve Financial Aid

92%

Have Loans

$19,000

Median Debt

Academics
18.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Biology

Top Major

Athletics
Football Conference:

Southwestern Athletic Conference

Basketball Conference:

Southwestern Athletic Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Southwestern Athletic Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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