Financial Aid at Jackson State

The average amount of financial aid is $7,788 where 74% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at Jackson State University. The average amount of tuition & fees is $8,445 for Mississippi residents and $9,445 for out-of-state students at Jackson State University.

  • Average Financial Aid: $7,788
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $9,445 ($8,445 Mississippi residents)

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2019-2020, total 4,802 students (74% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $7,788. Grant/scholarship aid includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table shows the financial aid statistics for all undergraduate students by aid types at Jackson State University.
Financial Aid Statistics at Jackson State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid4,80274%$7,788
Pell Grants4,01062%$4,909
Federal Student Loans4,55270%$10,046

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 646 students (70% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 645 students (70% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. The average amount of grant/scholarship aid is $9,599 and the average amount of student loan aid is $6,782. Next table shows the headcount and average received amount of financial aid by source of the aid at Jackson State University.
Beginning Students Financial Aid Statistics at Jackson State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid64670%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources60565%$9,599
Federal Grants51355%$5,680
Pell Grants51355%$5,368
Other Federal Grants16117%$994
State/Local Grants708%$3,160
Institutional Grants32535%$8,223
Student Loans53157%$6,782
Federal Student Loans53057%$6,445
Other Student Loans142%$13,251

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level

Next table shows the number of students awarded and average grants/scholarship aid amount by income level for whom paying in-state tuition rate at Jackson State University. The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution (Jackson State University.
Financial Aid Statistics By Income Level at Jackson State University
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level495468$8,864
$0-$30,000306306$9,531
$30,001-$48,0009796$9,900
$48,001-$75,0004943$7,387
$75,001-$110,0002614$2,900
$110,001 or more179$4,316

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