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Jackson State University

Department of History and Philosophy

Jackson, MS

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Jackson State University

Overview

Jackson State University / Department of History and Philosophy is located in Jackson, MS, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) History

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
12
Accepted
8
Enrolled
57%

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

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

31
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 80.65%
White or Caucasian 12%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.23%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 17700
Jackson, MS  39217
United States
Contact Dr. Rico Chapman
Interim Chair
Email: rico.d.chapman@jsums.edu
Phone: 601-979-2490
Fax: 601-979-2192

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