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Address1400 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39217
Phone601-979-2121
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School Typefour-years, public
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Jackson State University Campus, Jackson, MS
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2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of Jackson State University are $8,445 for in-state students and $9,445 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition and fees are $8,445 for in-state students and $9,445 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees for prospective students is $8,445 for Mississippi residents and $9,445 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2023 graduate school tuition & fees is $8,445 for Mississippi residents and $9,445 for out-of-state students.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$8,445$9,445
Graduate$8,445$9,445
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$8,445$9,445
Graduate$8,445$9,445
The estimation for 2022-2023 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The Acceptance rate at Jackson State University is 62.11% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 16.18%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 960.
The average graduation rate is 39%. Total 6,921 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $33,700. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Computer Engineering program shows the highest salary with $54,800 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 Jackson State Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »62.11% Acceptance Rate / 16.18% Yield
Test Scores »960 SAT / 18 ACT
Graduation Rate »39%
Retention Rate74%(full-time), 42% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio7.14% (14 to 1)
Student Population »6,921 (4,668 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$9,571
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$33,700
Average Salary by Field of Study$19,000 - $54,800

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Jackson State University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at Jackson State
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
Jackson State provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at Jackson State
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Jackson State. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 2,709. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $3,769.
Jackson State Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Historical Black SchoolYes
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity2,709



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