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  • Locations: Jackson, MS, United States;
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2020 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Required: 2.5
APA Program Type: NSE Exchange - Domestic/Canada Credit Type: LSU credits via transfer
APA Advisor: Marissa Baham Click here for a definition of this term US State: Mississippi - MS
Click here for a definition of this term NSE Tuition Plan(s): Plan A, Plan B
Program Description:

Jackson StateJackson State University

Jackson State University is located in Jackson, the capital city and the cultural, political and business center of Mississippi. Jackson's metro area population is approximately 425,000. The campus is a senic 125-acre tract only five minutes from downtown. JSU is encased in lush tree-lined walkways and a large central plaza which add to the atmosphere of a major university in a bustling city.

The University was founded in 1877 as Natchez Seminary to train teachers. Today, JSU awards bachelors, master's & doctoral degrees. It is also a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Intensive institution. JSU is known as "Mississippi's Urban University" and it is a HBCU.

The University is composed of ten different colleges & divisions: the College of Education & Human Development: the College of Business & Liberal Arts: the College of Science, Engineering & Tech: the College of Lifelong Learning and the Division of Graduate Studies, International Studies & Undergraduate Studies.

Fast Facts

Campus Statistics

Location Setting Pop. Enroll Housing Lang. Type
Jackson, MS Urban 450,000 8,687 42% on-campus English Semester

Campus Diversity

White African Amer. Hispanic Asian Native Amer. Int'l Other
6% 91% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0%

Available Tuition Payment Plans

Plan A Plan B
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus. You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants. OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on for updated information.

Payment Estimates

Plan A Tuition/Fees Housing/Meals
$3,433 $4,898
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.

Programs of Study Open to NSE Students

For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for Jackson State University.

This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.

Special Conditions

For a full list of special conditions, please visit and search the NSE section of the APA website.

GPA and Other Academic Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA

Exchange Preferences

  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted

Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)

  • Available

Non-Native English Speakers

  • TOEFL: must have a score of 525 paper, 174 computer or N/A Internet

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • Not Available

Summer Exchange

  • Not available

International Students (Visa Students)

  • Will not accept