Jackson Colleges and Universities

Jackson, Mississippi is the "City with Soul." The city boasts a rich musical heritage of blues, gospel, and R&B. Festivals such as the annual Farish Street Heritage Festival and the Jubilee! JAM showcase the region's talent. Historic Farish Street figures prominently in Jackson's $1.6 billion downtown development initiative as the future site of the Farish Street Entertainment District. Jackson, Mississippi maintains a sense of its past with restored period architecture and museums. In addition to music and culture, students of Jackson colleges and universities can also take in sporting events at the new Events Center/ Sports Arena.

The higher education landscape of Jackson, Mississippi is dominated by colleges and universities like Jackson State University, a public four-year school, and University of Mississippi Medical Center. For students interested in a professional or vocational education, Jackson counts several theological seminaries and a medical center among its colleges and universities.



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Cultural Diversity in Jackson

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Medium Schools


Jackson College
Jackson State University


Small Schools


Millsaps College
Board of Trustees-Mississippi State Institutions of Higher Learning
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Magnolia College of Cosmetology
Wesley Biblical Seminary
Jackson State Community College
Lane College
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jackson
Union University
West Tennessee Business College
Traxlers School of Hair
Mississippi Community College Board
Academy of Hair Design-Jackson
Virginia College-Jackson
Career Quest Learning Centers-Jackson
Belhaven University
Antonelli College-Jackson
Daymar College-Jackson
Baker College of Jackson
Empire Beauty School-Jackson
Strayer University-Mississippi



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