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Jackson State University

College of Liberal Arts

Jackson, MS

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Jackson State University

Overview

Jackson State University / College of Liberal Arts is located in Jackson, MS, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Music Education (MM Ed)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 37
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam MAT, GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

680
Applied
432
Accepted
64%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam MAT, GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 520
TOEFL IBT score: 67

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$23,281
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

132
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.52%
Black or African American 78.79%
White or Caucasian 13%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.76%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

51
Total faculty
Full-time - 49
Part-time - 2
Male (25)
Female (26)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 18019
Jackson, MS  39217
United States
Contact Dr. Mario Azevedo
Dean
Email: mario.j.azevedo@jsums.edu
Phone: 601-979-7036

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