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#1262 Overall Influence #257 Desirability Rank

Jackson State University

University in Mississippi, United States

From Wikipedia

Jackson State University is a public historically black university in Jackson, Mississippi. It is one of the largest HBCUs in the United States and the fourth largest university in Mississippi. The university is a member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

9,551

Acceptance

90%

Graduation Rate

44%

Median SAT Score

981

Median ACT Score

19

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$8,270

Fees (in-state)

$175

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$33,700

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

6K

Under-Grads

5K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1400 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson MS 39217

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

24 per 100K

Violent Crime

2 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

46 per 100K

Violent Crime

9 per 100K

What is Jackson State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#892 World Rank
Education
#1091 World Rank
Medical
#869 World Rank
Political Science
#766 World Rank
History
#1688 World Rank
Business
#1666 World Rank
Engineering
#1236 World Rank
Chemistry
#1517 World Rank
Literature
#1293 World Rank
Computer Science
#1985 World Rank
Biology
#1022 World Rank
Communications
#1229 World Rank
Mathematics
#358 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#2015 World Rank
Physics
#546 World Rank
Social Work
#2281 World Rank
Psychology
#1716 World Rank
Sociology

Other areas of influence

#514 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#586 World Rank
Law
#592 World Rank
Nursing
#1689 World Rank
Philosophy
#2002 World Rank
Anthropology
#2065 World Rank
Economics
#3077 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are Jackson State University's Most influential alumni?

Jackson State University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Earth Sciences, and Social Work

Marlo Perry

American football player

Roosevelt Gentry

American mathematician

Seyedmohammad Pourshahid

Researcher

Andrea Sealy

Barbadian meteorologist

Tetiana Sergeieva

Researcher

Angela Cockerham

American politician

Clifton Addison

Researcher

Trisha Arnold

Researcher

Victor T Wyatt

Researcher

Peidong Su

Researcher

Kelvin Moore

American baseball player

Lester Fonville

American basketball player