Jackson State University

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General Information

Admission Office

1400 JR Lynch Street

Box 17330

Jackson, MS 39217

(601) 979-2100

(800) 848-6917

Fax: (601) 979-2237

Contact: Stephanie Chatman

Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
Main Address

1400 JR Lynch Street

Jackson, MS 39217

(601) 979-2121


Total undergrads: 6,551

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 965

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,501

Graduate enrollment: 1,825


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Online application fee: Free

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 52%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 74%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Childcare and family education B
Elementary Education B
Instructional Media B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Special Education B


Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Industrial Technology B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Communication Disorders B
Health System Administration B
Predentistry B


History – General B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Professional interdiscplinary studies B

Physical Sciences

Atmospheric Sciences B
Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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