Mississippi Colleges Statistics

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2020 Mississippi Colleges Statistics

In Mississippi State, there are 62 Mississippi Colleges - 25 public and 37 private schools. Among them, 61 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 17 schools have graduate programs. 35 Mississippi Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities in Mississippi. Total 166,848 students are attending Mississippi Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.53 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Mississippi Colleges is $5,153 for Mississippi residents and $12,701 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $8,238 for Mississippi residents and $12,663 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2019-2020 statistics for Mississippi Colleges.
Mississippi Colleges Statistics
academic year 2019-2020
Number of Schools62 schools
By Types25 public, 37 private
By Levels19 four(4) years
26 two but less than four years
17 less than two(2) years
By Categories4 National Universities
2 Liberal Arts Colleges
26 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$5,153 Mississippi residents
$12,701 out-of-state
Graduate$8,238 Mississippi residents
$12,663 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$6,809
Student Population166,848
Undergraduate143,215
Graduate23,633
Acceptance Rate72.53%
Test Scores1,068 SAT, 22 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio15.53 to 1

Mississippi Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

Next table lists Mississippi Colleges ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Mississippi college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2019-2020 Mississippi Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Mississippi State University
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Public, 4 yearsMississippi State, MS
$24,900
($9,220)
$10,301 22,98680% 1,160 SAT
26 ACT
16 to 1
2 Mississippi College
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Private, 4 yearsClinton, MS
$20,364 $13,820 4,66729% 1,200 SAT
25 ACT
15 to 1
3 University of Mississippi
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Public, 4 yearsUniversity, MS
$25,886
($9,044)
$11,678 21,01488% 1,120 SAT
26 ACT
16 to 1
4 Millsaps College
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Private, 4 yearsJackson, MS
$42,960 $30,733 71270% 1,177 SAT
24 ACT
9 to 1
5 William Carey University
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Private, 4 yearsHattiesburg, MS
$14,100 $8,467 5,47255% 1,190 SAT
24 ACT
14 to 1
6 Delta State University
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Public, 4 yearsCleveland, MS
$8,360
($8,121)
$6,946 2,999100% 1,005 SAT
21 ACT
11 to 1
7 University of Southern Mississippi
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Public, 4 yearsHattiesburg, MS
$11,204
($9,204)
$8,102 14,60696% -
23 ACT
18 to 1
8 Mississippi University for Women
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Public, 4 yearsColumbus, MS
$7,756
($7,525)
$6,221 2,70499% 1,145 SAT
22 ACT
12 to 1
9 Jackson State University
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Public, 4 yearsJackson, MS
$9,445
($8,445)
$9,571 6,92190% 970 SAT
19 ACT
14 to 1
10 Alcorn State University
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Public, 4 yearsAlcorn State, MS
$8,176
($7,290)
$10,737 3,23038% 880 SAT
21 ACT
16 to 1
11 Mississippi Valley State University
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Public, 4 yearsItta Bena, MS
$7,068
($6,746)
$7,578 2,03283% -
18 ACT
13 to 1
12 Belhaven University
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Private, 4 yearsJackson, MS
$27,825 $11,030 4,99950% 1,065 SAT
21 ACT
8 to 1
13 Tougaloo College
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Private, 4 yearsTougaloo, MS
$10,861 $9,798 77571% 865 SAT
19 ACT
11 to 1
14 Rust College
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Private, 4 yearsHolly Springs, MS
$9,900 $8,122 62329% - 6 to 1
- Copiah-Lincoln Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsWesson, MS
$5,380
($3,380)
$5,138 2,907- - 20 to 1
- Wesley Biblical Seminary
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Private, 4 yearsRidgeland, MS
$11,000 - 158- - -
- Chris Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsGulfport, MS
$11,750 $5,770 115- - 20 to 1
- Goshen School of Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsCleveland, MS
$17,400 $4,772 29- - 20 to 1
- Northeast Mississippi Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsBooneville, MS
$7,670
($4,390)
$8,747 3,243- - 22 to 1
- Mississippi College of Beauty Culture
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLaurel, MS
$15,025 $4,684 52- - 17 to 1
- Strayer University-Mississippi
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Private, 4 yearsJackson, MS
$13,515 $4,650 564- - 28 to 1
- Board of Trustees-Mississippi State Institutions of Higher Learning
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Public, 4 yearsJackson, MS
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- Corinth Academy of Cosmetology
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Private, 2-4 yearsCorinth, MS
$14,275 $5,347 91- - 17 to 1
- Jones County Junior College
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Public, 2-4 yearsEllisville, MS
$5,870
($3,870)
$4,254 4,535- - 27 to 1
- Delta Technical College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsHorn Lake, MS
$15,255 $5,490 870- - 23 to 1
- Holmes Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsGoodman, MS
$6,210
($3,510)
$4,510 5,409- - 17 to 1
- The Academy of Hair Design Six
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Private, Less than 2 yearsHattiesburg, MS
$14,200 $5,422 50- - 10 to 1
- Fosters Cosmetology College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsRipley, MS
$13,200 $3,913 34- - 15 to 1
- KC's School of Hair Design
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPontotoc, MS
$13,200 $4,533 37- - 11 to 1
- Traxlers School of Hair
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Private, Less than 2 yearsJackson, MS
$13,500 $5,392 83- - 20 to 1
- Antonelli College-Jackson
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Private, 2-4 yearsJackson, MS
$15,980 $5,777 193- - 10 to 1
- Blue Mountain College
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Private, 4 yearsBlue Mountain, MS
$17,380 $11,059 95299% 1,040 SAT
21 ACT
17 to 1
- Southwest Mississippi Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsSummit, MS
$6,080
($3,380)
$6,417 1,888- - 24 to 1
- Pearl River Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsPoplarville, MS
$4,500
($3,500)
$6,233 5,065- - 21 to 1
- Unlimited Cosmetology School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsHattiesburg, MS
$15,100 $5,023 36- - 20 to 1
- Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland
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Private, Less than 2 yearsRidgeland, MS
$15,122 $5,530 687- - 20 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Madison
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Private, 2-4 yearsMadison, MS
- - -- - 12 to 1
- Virginia College-Biloxi
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Private, 2-4 yearsBiloxi, MS
$15,800 - 313- - 9 to 1
- Virginia College-Jackson
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Private, 2-4 yearsJackson, MS
$15,800 - 387- - 9 to 1
- Hinds Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsRaymond, MS
$6,800
($3,750)
$5,042 11,181- - 15 to 1
- Antonelli College-Hattiesburg
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Private, 2-4 yearsHattiesburg, MS
$15,980 $6,038 155- - 10 to 1
- East Mississippi Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsScooba, MS
$6,740
($3,740)
$5,894 3,392- - 19 to 1
- Academy of Hair Design-Jackson
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Private, Less than 2 yearsJackson, MS
$14,200 $6,223 62- - 15 to 1
- Delta Beauty College
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Private, 2-4 yearsGreenville, MS
$20,500 $6,175 4- - 9 to 1
- Magnolia College of Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsJackson, MS
$19,500 $7,729 42- - 6 to 1
- Coahoma Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsClarksdale, MS
$3,003 $6,375 1,612- - 18 to 1
- Vaughn Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsAberdeen, MS
$9,875 $5,568 46- - 15 to 1
- Southeastern Baptist College
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Private, 4 yearsLaurel, MS
$6,275 $5,217 6256% -
17 ACT
4 to 1
- Northwest Mississippi Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsSenatobia, MS
$5,830
($3,430)
$3,557 7,092- - 20 to 1
- Concorde Career College-Southaven
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Private, 2-4 yearsSouthaven, MS
$16,855 $3,512 394100% - 30 to 1
- Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsPerkinston, MS
$7,250
($3,950)
$4,924 8,677- - 21 to 1
- Miller-Motte Technical College-Gulfport
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Private, 2-4 yearsGulfport, MS
$10,500 - 10- - 6 to 1
- Mississippi Delta Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsMoorhead, MS
$5,340
($3,140)
$4,125 2,096- - 18 to 1
- Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsClinton, MS
$15,000 $4,121 80- - 12 to 1
- Meridian Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsMeridian, MS
$5,428
($3,574)
$4,110 3,003- - 16 to 1
- Institute of Health & Technology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsHattiesburg, MS
$10,900 $5,502 36- - 13 to 1
- Itawamba Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsFulton, MS
$5,360
($3,160)
$4,693 4,696- - 20 to 1
- Blue Cliff College-Gulfport
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Private, 2-4 yearsGulfport, MS
$18,381 $4,536 303- - 18 to 1
- Academy of Hair Design-Grenada
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Private, Less than 2 yearsGrenada, MS
$14,200 $4,381 34- - 15 to 1
- Academy of Hair Design-Pearl
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPearl, MS
$14,200 $4,989 45- - 10 to 1
- East Central Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsDecatur, MS
$5,250
($3,150)
$6,039 2,388- - 18 to 1
- Mississippi Community College Board
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Public, 2-4 yearsJackson, MS
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Average$12,701
($5,153)
$6,809 166,84872.53% 1,068 SAT 15.53 to 1
*Mississippi college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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Mississippi Best Colleges

View the best colleges in Mississippi

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1. Mississippi State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsMississippi State, MS

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2. Mississippi CollegePrivate, 4 yearsClinton, MS

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3. University of MississippiPublic, 4 yearsUniversity, MS

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4. Millsaps CollegePrivate, 4 yearsJackson, MS

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5. William Carey UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsHattiesburg, MS

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6. Delta State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsCleveland, MS

All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020