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Jackson State University

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Visiting And Contact Information

1400 J. R. Lynch Street

P. O. Box 17330

Jackson, MS 39217

United States

Phone: (601) 979-2100

Fax: 601-979-3445

Website

Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 66
ACT:
% Submitting Score:92%
     ACT Middle 50%:17 - 20
     Math Middle 50%:16 - 20
     English Middle 50%:16 - 21
Average High School GPA:2.9
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:5.2%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:9.1%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:12.5%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:15.6%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:31.2%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:20.9%
     % with GPA 1.0 - 1.99:5.5%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:85%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 7,265
Total applicants who are accepted: 5,409
Total of accepted students who enroll: 988
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 78%
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Application Process
Notification Begins: 01/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: No set date
Housing Deposit Deadline: 6/30
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: No
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Not Considered
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Very important
Application Essay:Not Considered
Recommendation(s):Not Considered
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Not Considered
Talent / Ability:Not Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Not Considered
First Generation:Not Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Not Considered
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Not Considered
Volunteer Work:Not Considered
Work Experience:Not Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Important
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     English:4
     Mathematics:3
     Science:3
     Social Studies:3
     Academic Electives:2
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    66
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    17 - 20
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    16 - 20
  •      English Middle 50%:
    16 - 21
  • Average HS GPA:
    2.9
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