Undergraduate Recruitment

About JSU

 

Jackson State University, a four-year public university, is one of the largest institutions of higher learning in Mississippi and designated by the Carnegie Foundation as a research-intensive university. JSU offers 93 bachelor's, master's, specialist, doctorate and online degrees, ranging from Art to Engineering. 

 

Location


 

J- main Campus 2         

JSU is set over 200 acres just west of downtown                      
Jackson, with four additional locations to meet each                     
student's need.                                                                                     
      

 

Rich Heritage


  • Founded in 1877 
  • Known as Natchez Seminary 
  • Established to educate newly freed African Americans to become ministers and teachers
  • Second largest collection in the world of works by modern black female writer
  • Official oral history collection of the Veterans of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement

 

Progressive


  • Distance learning options, 7 locations
  • Cutting-edge e-Center@JSU
  • On-site upscale housing, retail, dining, and beauty options

 

Competitive


  • Over 8,500 students enrolled
  • Top 10 ranking for social mobility, research, and service
  • 70% overall job placement rate
  • Among top Military Friendly Schools 

 

Connected  


  • Approximate 16 to 1 student-teacher ratio
  • World-renowned teachers, researchers, and faculty members
  • High-profile visits, including President Barack Obama and filmmaker Spike Lee
  • Extensive internship opportunities
  • Job counseling
  • Study abroad programs
  • 130+ clubs, organizations, Greek fraternities and sororities 
  • Student government
  • Community service opportunities

 

Financial Aid:

  • Grants offered: Yes (Priority Deadline April 15 each year)
  • Loans offered: Yes
  • Scholarships offered: Yes (Priority deadline February 15 each year)

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Affordable:

These fees are subject to change without prior notification and include tuition, room and board.

Tuition and Fees