Jackson State University, which is commonly referred to as Jackson State or simply as JSU, is a Historically Black University located in Jackson, Mississippi.
The school was originally founded during the Reconstruction Era in the year of 1877 in Natchez, Mississippi by the American Baptist Home Mission Society of New York City, and was originally known as Natchez Seminary. The Society moved the school to the state’s capital in 1882 and renamed it to Jackson College. It attained university status in the year of 1940 and is classified as a research university with a high research rating by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
JSU has many undergraduate, graduate and certification programs–both online and on-campus–available from which students can choose.
If you wish to learn more or would like to connect, please use the following links:
JSU’s Website – http://www.jsums.edu/
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/JacksonState
Twitter – https://twitter.com/jacksonstateU