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Address: 1400 J R Lynch St, Jackson, MS 39217-0001
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Historic Black University

the home of sonic boom, great marching band. great black university, member of swac, three time champion sports university. show place for many famous african americn in history... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

the home of sonic boom, great marching band. great black university, member of swac, three time champion sports university. show place for many famous african americn in history books.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

As an Alumni, it was great to see the campus after so many years. It has grown for the better and is simply beautiful. The bookstore is staffed beyond your needs and the staff was very nice. The new dorms and the layout of the expansion makes me proud to be a Tiger. Go J State.

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Corning,NY
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We ate at the student union. We were totally surptised at the delicious home cooked seafood meal of crab clusters with a large helping of sides. There was no institutional taste to this meal. It seemed to have been prepared with love.

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1 Thank glassman15
Atlanta, Georgia
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The ballrooms in the campus Union are excellent facilities to hold meetings and accommodate large groups. Parking however is problematic at this building.

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Thank Busy-Bee404
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our experience at Jackson State University was wonderful. I look forward to coming back again. The staff and current students were warm and welcoming to us and our daughter. I think she will do well here.

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1 Thank Cassandra W
Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2015

seems like they really have a vested interest in student, took the time to show us around. daughter was very impressed. registration office was very helpful and so was admissions. many programs and resources in place to ensure student success.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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74 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

I have not been in Jackson for a few years and have not been to the JSU campus for several years. I had some free time and decided to drive by. I must say that I was very happy with what I saw. Both my mother and aunt worked and retired from the university and I spent many weekends and... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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180 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

This is my alma mater. It's a great school to attend. It's not perfect but there are forest opportunities for quality learning, study abroad programs or graduate school.

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Thank PrestonRobinsonIII
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is my alma mater. I absolutely loved my college life and feel that I received a great education here. I actively participate in football activities during the season. Its the time where Jackson comes alive and brings money to our city.

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1 Thank Jaunine N
Charlotte, North Carolina
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

I was a student at Jackson State years ago and I can honestly say they continue to improve the campus and facilities over the years. The campus is beautiful with all the amenities needed for a child in college. There's an Apple Store, multiple restaurants and fabulous bookstore on campus. There is a School of Business, School of Engineering, Libral... More 

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