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Jackson State University

Jackson State University

1440 J R Lynch St
Jackson, MS 39217
(601) 979-2121

Jackson State University is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1877. JSU, which is near the center of the city, is in Jackson, MS. JSU is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Mississippi. Students are offered four certificates, 38 degrees at the bachelors level, 35 masters level degrees, and 11 degrees at the doctoral level by this public university. In 2010, 8,687 students pursued degrees from the 57 programs at this university. JSU offers subjects such as clinical psychology and healthcare management. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. This university is one of 5 research universities in Mississippi.

Admission

8,002 students applied for admission to this university in 2010. It admitted over half of the applicants or 4,321 students. Almost two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

Admission

8,002 students applied for admission to this university in 2010. It admitted over half of the applicants or 4,321 students. Almost two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 54%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 57%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 49%

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university enrolled 8,687 students.

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university enrolled 8,687 students.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 3127
  • Total Enrolled Female: 5560
  • Undergraduate Male: 2505
  • Undergraduate Female: 4087
  • Graduate Male: 587
  • Graduate Female: 1508
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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