1400 J.R. Lynch StreetP.O.Box 17330, Jackson, MS 39217 601-979-2100
http://www.jsums.edu admappl@ccaix.jsums.edu
About Jackson State University
  • Year of Foundation 1877
  • Size of Campus 150 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 6,660
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 62%, 38%, 18%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 6,509
To foster collaborative, interdisciplinary research and education in polymer self-assembly and biological nano-structured materials that will address the future needs of society and will increase the participation of minorities in material science research and education.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Founder's Day, Annual Cluster Conference, Capital City Classic
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) NAACP, International Student Association
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baha'i Faith Club, Baptist Student Union, Bethel Prayer and Bible Club, Campus Crusade for Christ, Church of Christ Holiness U. S. A. Stuent Union, Church of God in Christ Collegiate Club (COGIC), Emmanuel Club, Fellowship
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Kappa Mu, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology), Phi Alpha Alpha (Public Policy & Public Administration), Alpha Mu Gamma (Modern Foreign Languages), Phi Alpha Theta (History), Alpha Mu Alpha (Marketing), Pi Gamma
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frats 3
  • Distance to nearest bus Jackson, Mississippi (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Jackson, Mississippi (25), New Orleans, Louisiana (179)
  • Distance to nearest train Jackson, MIssissippi (2)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (58%), men's dorms (42%), other housing options
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 29%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,186
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, military, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Museums Margaret Walker Alexander Research Center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Microforms 1,000,000
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Books in Library 440,956
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Jackson State University, Jackson Public Schools, Trustmark National Bank, United Parcel Service (UPS),
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis