Jackson State University

1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, MS 39217
Jackson State University is a public education institution that resides in Jackson, Mississippi.

Awards conferred at Jackson State University include bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 47 subject areas and 90 concentrations. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Psychological Association - Commission on Accreditation.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. They accept high school Advanced Placement courses as credit towards completion of a degree and on-campus day care is provided.

With roughly 8,910 full-time students on its central campus it is the 6th largest institution in Mississippi.

General Information

Main Phone: (601) 979 -2121 Website: www.jsums.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 496
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 6,856
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 2,067
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 31%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 25


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
ACT Composite 17 20
ACT English 16 21
ACT Math 16 19

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 8,432
Accepted 2,643
Acceptance Rate 31%
Enrolled 854

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 86% Full-time 14% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 39% Full-time 61% Part-time
Student Gender 36% Men 64% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

6% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
91% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
1% Hispanic/Latino 1% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 0% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 79% $ 9,000
Local Grant 74% $5,071
Institutional Grant 41% $ 6,786
Student Loans 77% $ 8,327

Majors & Degrees


Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - - 1 5

Architecture and Related Services

City and Urban Planning

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
City, Community and Regional Planning - - - 6 0

Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - - 1 5

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mass Media Studies - - 40 4 -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 13 6 -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mass Media Studies - - 40 4 -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 13 6 -

Education

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education - - 66 4 -

Educational Instructional Media Design

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Instructional Technology - - 3 - -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education - - 66 4 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - - 5
Higher Education Higher Education Administration - - - - 15
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 6 15

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - 8 19 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 26 16 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 26 1 -
Music Teacher Education - - 26 4 -
Social Science Teacher Education - - 3 4 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 3 0 -
Technology and Industrial Arts Teacher Education - - 3 12 -
Reading Teacher Education - - 3 3 -
Music Teacher Education - - 2 3 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Elementary Education and Teaching - - - 15 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 12 -
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - - 26 -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - - 13 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 38 13 -
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - 38 13 9

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - - 5
Higher Education Higher Education Administration - - - - 15
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 6 15

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Elementary Education and Teaching - - - 15 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 12 -
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - - 26 -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - - 13 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 38 13 -
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - 38 13 9

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 16 -

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - - - 13 -

Civil Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering - - 8 - -

Computer Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Engineering - - 17 - -

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - 0 - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foreign Languages and Literatures - - 3 - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Environmental Control Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Engineering Technology Environmental Technology - - - 8 -

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Technology Technician - - 27 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 26 11 -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rhetoric and Composition - - 12 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 94 7 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 9 2 -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 94 7 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 9 2 -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sport and Fitness Administration Management - - - 3 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 125 - -

Physical Sciences

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 3 - -

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology - - 3 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 16 5 4

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 46 43 3

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 7 5

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 65 6 -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 56 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Psychology - - - - 1

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 46 43 3

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 7 5

Physical Sciences

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 3 - -

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology - - 3 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 16 5 4

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 46 43 3

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 7 5

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 56 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Psychology - - - - 1

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 65 6 -

Physical Sciences

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 3 - -

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology - - 3 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 16 5 4

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 27 6 -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 26 7 -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 27 6 -

Urban Studies Affairs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Urban Studies Affairs - - 3 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Public Health

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Health - - - 25 1

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 13 25 -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 25 - -

Public Health

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Health - - - 25 1

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 13 25 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Counselor - - - 17 -

Public Health

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Health - - - 25 1

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 13 25 -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 25 - -

Public Health

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Health - - - 25 1

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 13 25 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Counselor - - - 17 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 45 10 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 22 - -

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Studies - - 18 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 91 17 4

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - - 4 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 91 17 4

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 45 10 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 22 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 91 17 4

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 9 2 -

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Baseball
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