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. 




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JSU is set over 200 acres just west of downtown                      The Madison, Miss., site offers undergraduate and
Jackson, with six additional locations to meet each                   graduate courses in Business, Education, Health  
student's need.                                                                                   Care and more.         


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



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



  • Over 9,000 students enrolled
  • Apple Distinguished School
  • Top 10 ranking for social mobility, research, and service
  • 70% overall job placement rate
  • Among top Military Friendly Schools 



  • 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)



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

Tuition and Fees