Jackson State University

About

Historically black university founded during the Reconstruction era as Natchez Seminary by the American Baptist Home Mission Society of New York City. It was renamed Jackson College in 1882.

Trivia

Their marching band, the Sonic Boom of the South, gained a reputation for being one of the most prominent in the nation.

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Established
October 23, 1877
Location
Jackson, MS
Nickname
Tigers
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