SAT Range 810 - 1,020
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Jackson State University is a Public school located in Jackson, MS. Jackson State University has a total enrollment of 9,802 with a graduation rate of 40% and a student/faculty ratio of 18:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Jackson State University SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Jackson State University.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$12,755
Avg. price for students living on campus$23,069
Avg. price for students living off campus$20,761


Total applicants8,035
Total admissions5,425
Admission rate68%
Application fee$0
Average staff salary$62,460

25th percentile score

SAT math410
SAT reading400
SAT writing
ACT composite17

75th percentile score

SAT math510
SAT reading510
SAT writing
ACT composite21

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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