Jackson State University

Jackson State Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to find out how diverse the typical college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Jackson State diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Jackson State Student Population

How Many Students Attend Jackson State University?

Jackson State total enrollment is approximately 6,921 students. 4,171 are undergraduates and 936 are graduate students.

Jackson State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Jackson State undergraduate population is made up of 65% women, and 35% men.

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Jackson State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 3,852
White 128
International 91
Multi-Ethnic 48
Hispanic 34
Asian 6
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Unknown 0

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Jackson State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 76% of full-time grad students are women, and 24% men.

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Jackson State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 772
White 67
International 55
Hispanic 16
Asian 15
Multi-Ethnic 9
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Unknown 0

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

93% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
HBCU YES
Jackson State is a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) with a principal mission of serving and educating the black community.

Jackson State Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 6,228
White 298
International 207
Multi-Ethnic 76
Hispanic 58
Asian 25
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Unknown 0

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Jackson State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
Black or African American 1,078
White 126
Asian 63
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Multi-Ethnic 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Jackson State Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 4,796 female students and 2,125 male students at Jackson State.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Jackson State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  90.20 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 734 female teachers and 603 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

52.01% Out of State
1.39% Out of the Country

Jackson State ranks 375 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

52.01% of Jackson State students come from out of state, and 1.39% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  82 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 32 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Mississippi 609
Illinois 194
Louisiana 80
Tennessee 79
Georgia 55

International Students at Jackson State

Students from 64 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Ethiopia.

Learn more about international students at Jackson State.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
39.50% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  87.35 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Jackson State, 39.50% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,789
22-24 1,657
35 and over 1,633
18-19 1,591
25-29 1,127
30-34 714
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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