Mississippi Colleges Statistics

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2023 Mississippi Colleges Statistics

In Mississippi State, there are 54 Mississippi Colleges - 27 public and 27 private schools. Among them, 54 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 17 schools have graduate programs. 33 Mississippi Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities in Mississippi.
Total 159,067 students are attending Mississippi Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 17.20 to 1. The 2023 average tuition & fees at Mississippi Colleges is $5,180 for Mississippi residents and $12,193 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $8,755 for Mississippi residents and $13,645 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2022-2023 statistics for Mississippi Colleges.
Mississippi Colleges Statistics
academic year 2022-2023
Number of Schools54 schools
By Types27 public, 27 private
By Levels19 four(4) years
19 two but less than four years
16 less than two(2) years
By Categories7 National Universities
3 Liberal Arts Colleges
19 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$5,180 Mississippi residents
$12,193 out-of-state
Graduate$8,755 Mississippi residents
$13,645 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$7,309
Student Population159,067
Undergraduate136,508
Graduate22,559
Acceptance Rate75.28%
Test Scores1,148 SAT, 21 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio17.20 to 1

Mississippi Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

The following 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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2022-2023 Mississippi Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 William Carey University
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Private, 4-yearsHattiesburg, MS
$14,685 $10,513 5,66254% 1,130 SAT
24 ACT
13 to 1
2 Mississippi State University
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Public, 4-yearsMississippi State, MS
$25,444
($9,398)
$11,374 22,64975% 1,150 SAT
25 ACT
16 to 1
3 University of Mississippi
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Public, 4-yearsUniversity, MS
$26,440
($9,220)
$14,079 22,30097% 1,120 SAT
25 ACT
16 to 1
4 Mississippi University for Women
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Public, 4-yearsColumbus, MS
$7,866 $7,579 2,33999% -
20 ACT
11 to 1
5 Millsaps College
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Private, 4-yearsJackson, MS
$43,760 $31,629 66168% 1,286 SAT
25 ACT
9 to 1
6 University of Southern Mississippi
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Public, 4-yearsHattiesburg, MS
$11,450
($9,450)
$8,595 13,52699% -
23 ACT
15 to 1
7 Jackson State University
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Public, 4-yearsJackson, MS
$9,445
($8,445)
$7,977 6,90689% 1,125 SAT
19 ACT
15 to 1
8 Belhaven University
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Private, 4-yearsJackson, MS
$28,375 $15,649 3,62743% 1,165 SAT
20 ACT
9 to 1
9 Alcorn State University
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Public, 4-yearsAlcorn State, MS
$8,549 $10,075 2,93330% 1,005 SAT
19 ACT
16 to 1
10 Delta State University
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Public, 4-yearsCleveland, MS
$8,605 $8,863 2,55699% 1,120 SAT
20 ACT
10 to 1
11 Mississippi College
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Private, 4-yearsClinton, MS
$21,098 $14,690 3,94640% -
24 ACT
13 to 1
12 Mississippi Valley State University
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Public, 4-yearsItta Bena, MS
$7,414 $8,687 1,87965% -
15 ACT
12 to 1
13 Tougaloo College
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Private, 4-yearsTougaloo, MS
$10,735 $8,967 67749% - 9 to 1
- East Central Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsDecatur, MS
$5,665
($3,565)
$6,272 2,380- - 17 to 1
- Academy of Hair Design-Pearl
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPearl, MS
$18,000 $4,437 42- - 15 to 1
- Northeast Mississippi Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsBooneville, MS
$8,050
($4,770)
$5,553 3,062- - 22 to 1
- Itawamba Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsFulton, MS
$5,360
($3,160)
$5,255 4,599- - 20 to 1
- Strayer University-Mississippi
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Private, 4-yearsJackson, MS
$13,515 $5,422 302- - 41 to 1
- KC's School of Hair Design
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPontotoc, MS
$13,200 $5,207 58- - 12 to 1
- Holmes Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsGoodman, MS
$6,210
($3,510)
$4,469 4,948- - 17 to 1
- Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsClinton, MS
$15,750 $4,183 79- - 13 to 1
- Southwest Mississippi Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsSummit, MS
$6,300
($3,600)
$6,481 1,807- - 22 to 1
- Mississippi Delta Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsMoorhead, MS
$5,980
($3,380)
$4,236 2,039- - 17 to 1
- Copiah-Lincoln Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsWesson, MS
$5,600
($3,600)
$5,397 2,801- - 20 to 1
- Academy of Hair Design-Jackson
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Private, Less than 2 yearsJackson, MS
$18,000 $4,879 60- - 15 to 1
- Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsPerkinston, MS
$7,250
($3,950)
$4,980 7,845- - 22 to 1
- Hinds Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsRaymond, MS
$6,800
($3,750)
$5,337 9,407- - 13 to 1
- Corinth Academy of Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsCorinth, MS
$14,275 $5,460 90- - 11 to 1
- Southeastern Baptist College
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Private, 4-yearsLaurel, MS
$6,275 $5,125 97- - 8 to 1
- Vaughn Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsAberdeen, MS
$9,875 $4,875 56- - 16 to 1
- Coahoma Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsClarksdale, MS
$3,353 $8,131 1,783- - 19 to 1
- Traxlers School of Hair
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Private, Less than 2 yearsJackson, MS
$13,500 $5,827 78- - 20 to 1
- Hatfield's Mississippi College of Beauty Culture
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLaurel, MS
$15,100 $4,779 55- - 18 to 1
- Academy of Hair Design-Grenada
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Private, Less than 2 yearsGrenada, MS
$18,000 $4,636 24- - 15 to 1
- Delta Technical College-Mississippi
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Private, Less than 2 yearsHorn Lake, MS
$10,527 $5,650 1,981- - 21 to 1
- Rust College
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Private, 4-yearsHolly Springs, MS
$9,900 $10,308 75579% 1,295 SAT
17 ACT
8 to 1
- Meridian Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsMeridian, MS
$5,811
($3,811)
$4,654 2,621- - 15 to 1
- Goshen School of Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsCleveland, MS
$17,400 $6,089 17- - 20 to 1
- Chris Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsGulfport, MS
$11,750 $6,154 122- - 20 to 1
- Fosters Cosmetology College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsRipley, MS
$13,200 $3,983 36- - 15 to 1
- Blue Cliff College-Gulfport
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Private, Less than 2 yearsGulfport, MS
$18,381 $3,844 352- - 25 to 1
- Pearl River Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsPoplarville, MS
$5,500
($3,500)
$6,124 5,462- - 24 to 1
- Jones County Junior College
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Public, 2-4 yearsEllisville, MS
$5,970
($3,970)
$4,350 4,399- - 25 to 1
- Unlimited Cosmetology School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsHattiesburg, MS
$15,100 $5,401 26- - 20 to 1
- Blue Mountain Christian University
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Private, 4-yearsBlue Mountain, MS
$19,280 $14,043 92296% 1,080 SAT
21 ACT
14 to 1
- Wesley Biblical Seminary
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Private, 4-yearsRidgeland, MS
$9,000 - 180100% - 11 to 1
- East Mississippi Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsScooba, MS
$6,740
($3,740)
$5,528 3,324- - 18 to 1
- The Academy of Hair Design Six
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Private, Less than 2 yearsHattiesburg, MS
$18,000 $4,804 41- - 15 to 1
- Northwest Mississippi Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsSenatobia, MS
$5,860
($3,460)
$3,697 7,198- - 21 to 1
- Concorde Career College-Southaven
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Private, 2-4 yearsSouthaven, MS
$17,276 $3,896 35899% - 51 to 1
Average$12,193
($5,180)
$7,309 159,06775.28% 1,148 SAT 17.20 to 1
*Mississippi college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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Mississippi Best Colleges

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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 2022-2023