Want to go to college in a city seeped in southern charm? With its big city amenities and small town hospitality, Jackson, Tennessee offers a memorable experience at its colleges and universities. Downtown Jackson has dining, music, shopping, and events year round, plus a rich program of arts. The beautiful landscape of the greater Jackson area is backdrop to an abundance of recreational opportunities. For sports fans, baseball, women's basketball, and athletics are all big in Jackson.
Jackson colleges and universities offer something for everyone. Lambeth University, affiliated to the United Methodist Church, offers a Christian liberal arts education. Similarly, Union University is a four-year, liberal arts, Southern Baptist college. Jackson State Community College offers associate's degrees, certificates, and enrichment courses. Also, with West Tennessee Business College, Lane College, and Tennessee Technology College either in or near the city, students can find a program to suit them in one of Jackson's colleges and universities.