Jackson State University: Admission & Tests

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Here is a brief overview of Jackson State University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Jackson State University admission requirements are somewhat competitive; in 2015/16 this school accepted 68% of the applicants.

This college doesn't require you to submit reference letters with your application and does not require admission test scores.

Jackson State University most likely will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience
The graduate application fee is $25.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Ability Test is unusual element of the application. Only 6% of applicants at Jackson State University completed the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 380 to 530 on Critical Reading and from 390 to 530 on Math. Thus, if you got a score above 490 in SAT Critical Reading and 490 in SAT Math - this gives good chances to get admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
360
460
490

SAT Math
360
460
490

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is a necessary bit of the application at Jackson State University. 94% of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 16 to 22 on Composite, from 15 to 23 on English, and from 15 to 21 on Math. Hence if you have above 21 in ACT Composite, 21 in ACT English, and 20 in ACT Math, this good enough to get accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
15
19
21

ACT English
14
19
21

ACT Math
14
18
20

Contact Admissions

Phone
(601)
979-2121
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Jackson State University, please contact the school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (601) 979-2121 or check Jackson State University Website

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