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College Deliberately: Jackson State University

Jackson State University is a medium-sized, public, four-year University that emphasizes culture, research and career located in the city of Jackson, MS. It is known for Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences and Education.

Jackson State University

place 1400 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39217
phone Phone: (601) 979-2121
web Web: https://www.jsums.edu/
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Accreditation

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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Jackson State University Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1948-01-01 2021-12-03
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Jackson State University is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
12% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Jackson State University is in NCAA Division I-Football Championship Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 98
Baseball Men’s 41
Soccer Women’s 29

The complete list of sports at Jackson State University is available for members.

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Tuition for Jackson State University is in the 25.7 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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