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    Jackson State University


    • Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
    • Top Majors: Biological Sciences, Business and Entrepreneurship, Education, Liberal Arts, STEM
    • Type: Public
    • Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
    • Campus Setting: Urban
    • Testing Requirements: Required
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Loans, Work Study
    • Gender: Coed
    • Country: United States
    • In State Tuition: $4,397
    • Out of State Tuition: $5,397
    • Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Affiliation: Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU)
    • Religious Affiliation: None
    • CEEB: 1341
    • IPED: 175856
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    Jackson State University is a public historically Black university in Jackson, Mississippi. It is one of the largest HBCUs in the United States and the fourth largest university in Mississippi. Jackson State University is a diverse, technologically-advanced 4-year university steeped in history and committed to preparing its students to become global leaders. JSU provides a caring, nurturing environment in which to challenge its students to improve themselves and serve others. 

    Designated as a high research activity university, Jackson State continues to enhance the state, nation and world through comprehensive economic development, healthcare, technological and educational initiatives. We value our alumni and friends who help to make us great.

    We have assembled an amazing group of people throughout our four campuses, including some of the best students in the nation and a world-class faculty and staff. Jackson State is the fourth largest institution of higher learning in Mississippi. We welcome the opportunity and challenge of providing the best education possible for the people who choose to study at Jackson State University.