Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment


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.

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Priority Deadlines: Traditional Students

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

Deadlines: JSUOnline Students

Spring – 1st 8 Weeks – November 15th
Spring – 2nd 8 Weeks – January 15th
Summer –  April 15th

Fall – 1st 8 Weeks – July 15th
Fall – 2nd 8 Weeks – September 15th

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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.



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


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


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


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.


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.

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Related Links

Admissions Policies | Virtual Tour | Academic Calendar and Undergraduate Catalog | Credit By Examination | Tuition and Fees |Net Price Calculator | 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 | 866-THEEJSU (866-843-3578)

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