four-year university steeped in history and committed to preparing its students to become global leaders. We provide a caring, nurturing environment in which to challenge our 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. With nearly 9,000 students, 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.