Graduate Programs Summary at Jackson State University

Jackson State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Jackson, Mississippi. It offers graduate degrees as well as undergraduate degrees. For academic year 2019-2020 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,621 for Mississippi residents and $8,445 for other students in average.

Jackson State University offers 53 graduate programs: 35 Master's, 16 Doctorate, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 374 students have been conferred Master's degree and 75 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
Jackson State University
School NameJackson State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1400 J R Lynch Street, Jackson, MS
Graduate School Students1,919 students
656 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2019-2020)In-State$7,621
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 53 Graduate Programs
35 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 2 Post graduate certificates

2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

Next table and chart describe 2019-2020 graduate tuition & fees at Jackson State University with tuition changes over last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Mississippi resident, the tuition & fees are -$2 and $8,445 for non-Mississippi resident. The average room & board cost is $9,702 and the total cost of attendance is $24,780 when a student pays out-of-state tuition rate and living on-campus facilities such as dormitory. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $438 for Mississippi resident and $1,062 for out-out-state students.
2020 COATuition Trends
Graduate School 2020 Tuition & Costs - Jackson State University
Cost per Credit$438$1,062
Books & Supplies$1,400
Room & Board$9,702 (On-Campus) / $6,167 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$5,233 (On-Campus) / $5,233 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$16,333$24,780
Off-Campus Total$12,798$21,245
Graduate Tuition Changes (2016-2020) - Jackson State University

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Jackson State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 53 major areas - 34 Master's (9 online program), 14 Doctorate , 1 Post-Master'(1 online program). Next table summarizes total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

At Jackson State University, total 7,250 students enrolled in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, total 1,919 students are enrolled for graduate degree programs. By gender, it has 473 male and 1,446 female students. By attending status, there are 738 full-time and 1,181 part-time students in graduate schools at Jackson State University. Jackson State University offers online degree program and 656 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 486 students are taking some graduate online courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution - Jackson State University
Men Students473
Women Students1,446
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution - Jackson State University
Full-time Students738
Part-time Students1,181
By race/ethnicity 147 White, 1,614 Black, and 5 Asian students are attending at Jackson State University. Detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution - Jackson State University
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races8
4 students are younger than 22 and 627 students are older than 65. The school has 688 students aged between 22 and 30 and 600 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution - Jackson State University
21 & Under4
40 & Over627
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At Jackson State University, 656 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 486 students are enrolled in some online course.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution - Jackson State University
Total Enrollment1,919
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses656
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses486
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses777
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location - Jackson State University
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses656
Mississippi Resident615
Other State In U.S.27
Outside of U.S.14

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