The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • PVAMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($26,398) than Jackson State ($9,445).
  • It is harder to admit to Jackson State than PVAMU.
  • Jackson State has a higher submitted SAT score (955) than PVAMU (955).
  • Jackson State has higher submitted ACT score (18) than PVAMU (18).
  • PVAMU has more students with 9,516 students while Jackson State has 7,250 students.
  • PVAMU has more full-time faculties with 403 faculties while Jackson State has 347 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Prairie View A & M University and Jackson State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
PVAMUJackson State
PVAMUvs.Jackson State
Prairie View, TexasLocationJackson, Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$11,099
Out-Of-State$26,398
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,445
Out-Of-State$9,445
83% ($10,271)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)74% ($7,788)
$10,271Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,788
78.93 %Acceptance Rates71.73 %
40.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.71 %
955SAT Score982
18ACT Score19
36 %Graduation Rate38 %
31 %Transfer-out Rate-
74 %Retention Rate53 %
9,516Student Population7,250
403Number of Faculties347
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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