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Can I get into Jackson State University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 5,425 out of 8,035 applicants or 68% were admitted making Jackson State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Jackson State University typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||28%||23%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Jackson State University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Jackson State University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 17 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Jackson State University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 785. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 995 out of 1600. 6 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>78%|
|19 to 21||Avg +||68%-78%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||56%-68%|
|15 to 17||Reach||42%-56%|
|Less than 15||Low||<42%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1100 and Above||Good||>78%|
|995 to 1100||Avg +||68%-78%|
|890 to 995||Avg -||56%-68%|
|785 to 890||Reach||42%-56%|
|Less than 785||Low||<42%|
You can get into Jackson State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Jackson State University was 2.93 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Jackson State University accepts 68% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||9%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||13%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||16%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||28%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||21%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||5%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 71 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Jackson State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175856 IPEDS survey data for Jackson State University.