Jackson State Student Population

Total 7,250 students are enrolled in Jackson State University (5,331 undergraduate and 1,919 graduate). Among them, 1,394 students are enrolled in online degree/certificate programs. 527 faculties are working for Jackson State University and student to faculty ratio is 13.76 to 1.

  • Total Student Population: 7,250
  • Undergraduate: 5,331
  • Graduate: 1,919
  • Online Students: 1,394

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 7,250 students enrolled into Jackson State University. 5,331 enrolled in undergraduate programs and 1,919 students enrolled in graduate programs. By attending status. there are 5,578 full-time and 1,672 part-time students. By gender, 2,387 male and 4,863 female students are attending at Jackson State University. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Jackson State University.
Student Population By Gender
Jackson State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,2502,3874,863
Undergraduate5,3311,9143,417
Graduate1,9194731,446
Student Population By Attending Status
Jackson State University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total7,2505,5781,672
Undergraduate5,3314,840491
Graduate1,9197381,181

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Jackson State University is a historically black school and 6,504 (89.71% of total students) students are Black/African American at Jackson State University. There are 331 White (4.57%), 50 Hispanic (0.69%), 16 Asian (0.22%), and 349 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Jackson State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,2502,3874,863
American Indian/Native American18414
Asian16412
Black/African American6,5042,0644,440
Hispanic502624
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White331128203
Two More922864
Un-Known000
Undergraduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Jackson State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,3311,9143,417
American Indian/Native American14410
Asian1129
Black/African American4,8901,7163,174
Hispanic452421
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White18478106
Two More842361
Un-Known000
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Jackson State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,9194731,446
American Indian/Native American404
Asian523
Black/African American1,6143481,266
Hispanic523
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1475097
Two More853
Un-Known000

Online Student Population

Jackson State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. 1,394 students (19.23% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 3,090 students (42.62% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Jackson State University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Jackson State University
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Total7,2501,3943,0902,766
Undergraduate5,3317382,6041,989
Graduate1,919656486777

Population by Student Age

The following table summarizes the students population by age at Jackson State University. 2,920 students are aged 20 to 24 (40.28% of total students), 1,310 students are aged below 20 (18.07%), 352 students are aged above 50 (4.86%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Jackson State University.
Student Population By Age at Jackson State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,2502,3874,863
Under 1837928
Age 18-191,273476797
Age 20-211,579648931
Age 22-241,341511830
Age 25-29957273684
Age 30-34604166438
Age 35-39469108361
Age 40-49638128510
Age 50-6432561264
Over 6427720
Undergraduate Student Population By Age at Jackson State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,3311,9143,417
Under 1837928
Age 18-191,273476797
Age 20-211,575647928
Age 22-241,091451640
Age 25-29519152367
Age 30-3427274198
Age 35-3920143158
Age 40-4925143208
Age 50-641091990
Over 64303
Graduate Student Population By Age at Jackson State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,9194731,446
Age 20-21413
Age 22-2425060190
Age 25-29438121317
Age 30-3433292240
Age 35-3926865203
Age 40-4938785302
Age 50-6421642174
Over 6424717

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