Jackson State University

Graduates: 2095
Undergraduates: 5799
Graduates: 2095
Setting: Medium four-year, primarily residential
In-state Tuition: $6,348.00
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,348.00
Student/Faculty Ratio: 0.667
SAT / ACT / GPA: / 19 / 2.88
Public/Private: Public
Male/Female Ratio: 37:63
Campus Housing: Yes
Religious Affiliation: N/A
Campus Housing: Yes
Acceptance Rate: 26%

Jackson State University is a public institution that was founded in 1877. It has a urban setting and the campus size is 150 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Jackson State University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,888 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $14,576 (2012-13).

The Department of Speech Communication and Theatre has as its primary mission the responsibility to provide educational, cultural, and training experiences that enable students to fulfill their potential to become educated and refined individuals. Secondly, the department seeks to promote the acquisition of new knowledge through scholarly activity and scientific research. Thirdly, the department is concerned with dissemination and use of knowledge. The primary roles of the Department of Speech are teaching, research, and service. The teaching role is fulfilled by promoting scholarship and creative works through its undergraduate degree programs Departmental faculty is committed to preparing students to be knowledgeable citizens in the 21st century and to integrate life-long learning into their professional experiences. Research is an integral part of the instructional programs allowing opportunities for faculty and students to discover and disseminate critical knowledge relative to their fields of study and fostering critical thinking in student-centered programs of study. Service to the university and the community is woven into the student�s academic experience to ensure practical training experiences as well as instill a sense of civic responsibility and satisfaction in enhancing the quality of life in the community and state. The Department of Speech Communication and Theatre offers education, concentration, and training experiences in speech communication, and theatre.

The Department of History and Philosophy welcomes you to its home page. Here we introduce our talented and student-friendly faculty, our undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and our organizations, clubs, events, activities, and projects. Career Preparation There are many professional career paths that students majoring or minoring in history can pursue. We provide classes, courses of study, and academic programs that prepare students to live insightfully, advance professionally, and lead confidently in the 21st century. Students who major in history are well-prepared to enter many professional careers. For example students, planning a career in law often select history. Students in other disciplines, such as mass communication, political science, and business, study history and increase their marketability in America's evolving workplaces. Employment possibilities for history graduates include positions with government agencies and departments at the federal, state, and local levels. Within the federal government, historians in the Departments of Education, State, and Defense, serve as analysts and researchers. Diplomats and members of their entourages often have backgrounds in history. Federal and state legislatures also hire historians as staff members to work and investigative committees. Teaching at the primary, secondary, or collegiate level is another option for the history graduate. There are also private sector jobs available to history majors. These opportunities are found at museums, archives, historical societies, and assorted research facilities.


Chief_administrator: Dr. Carolyn Meyers (President)
Fax: 6019793445
Phone: 6019792121
Geographic region: Southeast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV
Website: www.jsums.edu
Financial aid office website: www.jsums.edu/financialaid/
Net price calculator web address: www.jsums.edu/npc/npcalc.htm
Online application website: banweb1.jsums.edu:4446/prod/zbwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
Admission office website: www.jsums.edu/admissions/
Undergraduate application fee: $0.00
Graduate application fee: $25.00
Member of National Athletic Association: Yes
Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA): Yes
Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIC): Yes
Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA): Yes
Member of National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA): No
Member of National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA): No