Admissions FAQs

Can you send me an admissions packet, paper application?

Prospective students now apply online. Please go to www.jsums.edu. The online application is under Prospective Students. Please hold on to your log-in information so that you can check your status at anytime.

Is there an application fee?

Jackson State University does not require an application fee.

I have been accepted but have not received a letter, how can I obtain a copy of my admissions letter?

Undergraduate Admissions sends correspondence regularly. Please allow 14 business days after a decision is rendered to receive official notification. If you have not received a letter after the allotted time, please contact Undergraduate Admissions at (601) 979-0928.

What is Undergraduate Admissions fax number?

601-979-3445 

Does Undergraduate Admissions have a street address?

No, the P.O. Box address will assure prompt receipt of your documents to Undergraduate Admissions.

What is the address to forward my documents to Undergraduate Admissions?

JSU Undergraduate Admissions
P.O. Box 17330
Jackson MS 39217

How long does it take to get an admissions decision?

Normal processing time is 7-10 business days after all required documents are received in Undergraduate Admissions. If you completed your application online, you can check for receipt of documents and your status at anytime. The decision updates instantly.

I want to know if you received my documents (high school transcript, shot record, ACT/SAT Scores)?

If you completed your application online, you can check your status at anytime by returning to your application. If you did not complete an online application, please call Undergraduate  Admissions at (601) 979-0928 for assistance.

I didn’t complete my application online or I forgot my password, how can I review my application?

Please call Undergraduate  Admissions at (601) 979-0928 to speak with an advisor. 

I don’t have access to a computer, what do I do?

Please call Undergraduate Admissions at (601) 979-0928 for assistance.

I would like to check the status of my application/admissions?

If you completed your application online, you can check your status at anytime by returning to your application here .  If you did not complete your application online, you may call (601) 979-0928 to check your status.