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Jackson State University

Jackson
#1511 / #443
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#257
Most Desirable School
University in Mississippi, United States

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About Jackson State University

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

Jackson State University's Online Degrees

MS in Sport Science
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MBA in Business Administration
  • Required Credits: 30-33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BST in Technology-Emergency Management
  • Required Credits: 124
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BS in Criminal Justice
  • Required Credits: 122
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MST in Mathematics In Teaching
Degree Concentrations
  • Biology
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Special Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Early Childhood Education
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
EdS in Education
Degree Concentrations
  • Psychometry
  • School Counseling
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Physical Education
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Reading
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
EdS in Special Education
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Education Administration And Supervision
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MAT in Elementary And Secondary Education
  • Required Credits: None Reported
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in History
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BS in Professional Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Required Credits: 124
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MSW in Social Work
  • Required Credits: None Reported
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BS in Healthcare Administration
  • Required Credits: 122
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BS in Childcare And Family Education
  • Required Credits: 122
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported

Jackson State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
7,88962%39%97018

How Much Does Jackson State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$8,270$175

How Much Do Jackson State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Jackson State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $33,700 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Jackson State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
6,5414,8171,724

Where is Jackson State University?

Jackson State University is located at 1400 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson MS 39217

How Safe is Jackson State University?

Jackson State University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Jackson has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Jackson State University Known For?

Jackson State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Jackson State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Criminal Justice
#365
World Rank
#370
Historical Rank
#208
USA Rank
criminal-justice Degrees
Social Work
#643
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#645
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#262
USA Rank
social-work Degrees
Political Science
#1108
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#1121
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#277
USA Rank
political-science Degrees
Mathematics
#1301
World Rank
#1354
Historical Rank
#324
USA Rank
math Degrees
Earth Sciences
#1508
World Rank
#1524
Historical Rank
#359
USA Rank
earth-science Degrees
History
#1013
World Rank
#1031
Historical Rank
#360
USA Rank
history Degrees
Medical
#1503
World Rank
#1507
Historical Rank
#412
USA Rank
medicine Degrees
Education
#1786
World Rank
#1791
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#420
USA Rank
education Degrees
Communications
#1667
World Rank
#1700
Historical Rank
#451
USA Rank
communications Degrees
Literature
#1572
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#1632
Historical Rank
#520
USA Rank
literature Degrees
Chemistry
#2569
World Rank
#2583
Historical Rank
#525
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chemistry Degrees
Business
#1983
World Rank
#1984
Historical Rank
#538
USA Rank
business Degrees
Engineering
#3727
World Rank
#3741
Historical Rank
#648
USA Rank
engineering Degrees
Computer Science
#2962
World Rank
#2971
Historical Rank
#664
USA Rank
computer-science Degrees
Biology
#3241
World Rank
#3263
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#748
USA Rank
biology Degrees
Physics
#3508
World Rank
#3530
Historical Rank
#832
USA Rank
physics Degrees
Sociology
#3324
World Rank
#3331
Historical Rank
#1009
USA Rank
sociology Degrees
Psychology
#3227
World Rank
#3243
Historical Rank
#1227
USA Rank
psychology Degrees

Who Are Jackson State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Jackson State University's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Social Work, and History. Here are some of Jackson State University's most famous alumni:

James Meredith
James Meredith
An American political activist & writer .
Walter Payton
An American football running back, Pro Football Hall of Famer .
Kiese Laymon
Kiese Laymon
An American writer.
DeMarco Morgan
An American journalist.
Bennie Thompson
An American politician .
Cassandra Wilson
An American jazz singer, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi.
Bill Evans
Bill Evans
An American meteorologist.
Wilma King
A Historian.
Junaid Hafeez
A Pakistani activist.
Virgia Brocks-Shedd
An African-American poet and librarian .

Who Are Jackson State University's Most Influential Faculty?