Alabama State vs. Jackson State

Two Rivalry Colleges in Southwestern Athletic Conference

Alabama State vs. Jackson State

Alabama Statevs.Jackson State

Both Alabama State and Jackson State are public. Alabama State is located in Montgomery, AL and Jackson State is located in Jackson, MS.
  • Alabama State has more expensive tuition of $19,396 than Jackson State ($9,445).
  • Jackson State has tighter acceptance rate of 71.73% than Alabama State (97.87%).
  • Jackson State has higher SAT scores of 1,125 than Alabama State (935).
  • Jackson State is larger with 6,906 students than Alabama State (3,828 students).
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#19 in Alabama
Rankings#209 in National Universities
#7 in Mississippi
Public, 4-yearsSchool TypePublic, 4-years
Montgomery, ALLocationJackson, MS
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Offered DegreesBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
$11,068 Alabama residents
$19,396 out-of-state
Undergraduate$8,445 Mississippi residents
$9,445 out-of-state
$10,156 Alabama residents
$17,572 out-of-state
Graduate$8,445 Mississippi residents
$9,445 out-of-state
$10,031Financial Aid$8,619
$25 undergraduate
$25 graduate
Application Fee$25 undergraduate
$25 graduate
97.87%Acceptance Rate71.73%
935 SAT, 18 ACTTest Scores1,125 SAT, 19 ACT
Student Population
3,828Total Students6,906
644Online Enrollment3,195
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
28%Graduation Rate39%
36%Transfer-out Rate
64%Retention Rate77%
$30,600Average Earning after Graduation$33,700
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for GraduateDistance Learning (Online Classes)Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and Graduate
Study Abroad
Teacher Certifiate
Special OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certifiate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 2,079)
$3,500 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 2,149)
$5,841 average annual costs
✔ (19 meals per week)
$2,550 average annual costs
Meal Plan✔ (7 meals per week)
$4,604 average annual costs
Faculties and Staffs
14 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
221 Full-time
115 Part-time
Number of Faculties327 Full-time
222 Part-time
767 Full-time
152 Part-time
Number of Staffs914 Full-time
254 Part-time
$69,310 for Faculties
$51,347 Part-time
Average Salary$64,626 for Faculties
$50,908 Part-time
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2021-2022