Undergraduate Admissions

Are you JSU Ready?

Jackson State University® is an environment that inspires you to grow, learn, and reach beyond the ordinary. This is a “home away from home” where every student can find their place. Our team in Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment is committed to assisting prospective students and their families through the acceptance and enrollment process by providing essential information to help students successfully transition into the university. This webpage will provide you with the necessary information to guide your educational goals.

Priority Deadlines: Traditional Students

Fall semester – July 15th 
Spring semester – November 15th 
First summer session – April 15th 
Second summer session – May 15th 

Deadlines: JSUOnline Students

Spring 2020 1st Session – December 27, 2019
Spring 2020 2nd Session – February 21, 2020
Summer 2020 – May 18, 2020

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Tell us what type of student you are and we'll guide you through fulfilling admissions requirements, submitting transcripts, securing financial aid and applying.

Freshman

You have never attended a college or university, or you attended a college or university for the first time in the prior summer term.

Transfer

You are entering JSU for the first time, but previously attended another postsecondary institution.

Readmit

You previously attended JSU, but did not attend during the previous fall or spring semester.

International

You are a non-US Citizen seeking an undergraduate degree. This excludes students graduating (or transferring) from a college or high school in the US.

JSUOnline

You are interested in online degree programs and general education courses which allow students to conveniently earn a quality education and work toward achieving long-term career goals.

Other Student Types

Learn about admissions for transient, non-degree seeking, dually enrolled, homeschooled, GED, and post-baccalaureate students. 

Student Services

Veterans and Military Center | Disablity Services & ADA Compliance | The Latasha Norman Center for Couseling Services 

Related Links

Virtual Tour | Academic Calendar | Credit By Examination | Tuition and Fees | Admissions Decision Key | Application and Guidelines for In-State Residency | Activate JSU Email, NetID, Canvas, Etc. 

Financial Aid | Registrar | Recruitment | JSUOnline | Scholarships

Jackson State University | Undergraduate Admissions |  P.O. Box 17330 | Jackson, MS 39217 | 601-979-0928


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