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 172,581 students are attending Mississippi Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 16.03 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Mississippi Colleges is $4,995 for Mississippi residents and $12,214 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $8,143 for Mississippi residents and $12,952 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$4,995 Mississippi residents
$12,214 out-of-state
Graduate$8,143 Mississippi residents
$12,952 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$5,966
Student Population172,581
Undergraduate152,664
Graduate19,917
Acceptance Rate72.06%
Test Scores1,067 SAT, 22 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio16.03 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
Public, 4 yearsMississippi State, MS
$23,950
($8,910)
$9,274 21,97454% 1,175 SAT
26 ACT
17 to 1
2 Mississippi College
Private, 4 yearsClinton, MS
$18,800 $12,400 5,10342% 1,145 SAT
26 ACT
15 to 1
3 University of Mississippi
Public, 4 yearsUniversity, MS
$25,100
($8,828)
$10,260 22,45688% 1,135 SAT
25 ACT
17 to 1
4 Millsaps College
Private, 4 yearsJackson, MS
$41,314 $28,479 86569% 1,185 SAT
24 ACT
9 to 1
5 William Carey University
Private, 4 yearsHattiesburg, MS
$12,750 $5,880 5,04255% 1,065 SAT
24 ACT
14 to 1
6 Delta State University
Public, 4 yearsCleveland, MS
$7,671 $6,351 3,71594% 1,115 SAT
21 ACT
12 to 1
7 University of Southern Mississippi
Public, 4 yearsHattiesburg, MS
$10,896
($8,896)
$7,458 14,50997% -
23 ACT
17 to 1
8 Mississippi University for Women
Public, 4 yearsColumbus, MS
$7,525 $7,284 2,71197% 1,080 SAT
22 ACT
13 to 1
9 Jackson State University
Public, 4 yearsJackson, MS
$9,445
($8,445)
$7,788 7,25068% 982 SAT
19 ACT
15 to 1
10 Alcorn State University
Public, 4 yearsAlcorn State, MS
$7,290 $11,041 3,65858% 885 SAT
20 ACT
18 to 1
11 Mississippi Valley State University
Public, 4 yearsItta Bena, MS
$6,746 $7,557 2,28565% -
19 ACT
13 to 1
12 Belhaven UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsJackson, MS $26,201 $10,259 4,20549% - 10 to 1
13 Tougaloo College
Private, 4 yearsTougaloo, MS
$10,735 $6,759 73671% 865 SAT
19 ACT
11 to 1
14 Rust College
Private, 4 yearsHolly Springs, MS
$9,900 $6,733 84650% - 19 to 1
- Traxlers School of Hair
Private, Less than 2 yearsJackson, MS
$10,155 $4,472 47- - 15 to 1
- Chris Beauty College
Private, Less than 2 yearsGulfport, MS
$11,750 $3,302 106- - 16 to 1
- Northwest Mississippi Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsSenatobia, MS
$5,590
($3,190)
$4,066 7,618- - 22 to 1
- Midwest Technical Institute-RidgelandPrivate, Less than 2 yearsRidgeland, MS $15,172 $4,897 582- - 24 to 1
- Board of Trustees-Mississippi State Institutions of Higher LearningPublic, 4 yearsJackson, MS - - -- - -
- Corinth Academy of CosmetologyPrivate, 2-4 yearsCorinth, MS $12,600 $5,199 114- - 20 to 1
- Concorde Career College-SouthavenPrivate, 2-4 yearsSouthaven, MS $15,840 $3,743 345100% - 33 to 1
- Itawamba Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsFulton, MS
$5,360
($3,160)
$4,093 4,930- - 19 to 1
- Blue Cliff College-GulfportPrivate, 2-4 yearsGulfport, MS $15,881 $4,507 324- - 20 to 1
- Academy of Hair Design-Jackson
Private, Less than 2 yearsJackson, MS
$14,200 $4,043 53- - 15 to 1
- East Mississippi Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsScooba, MS
$6,540
($3,540)
$5,387 4,000- - 19 to 1
- Antonelli College-JacksonPrivate, 2-4 yearsJackson, MS $15,980 $5,777 193- - 10 to 1
- Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsPerkinston, MS
$6,850
($3,750)
$4,181 8,950- - 22 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-MadisonPrivate, 2-4 yearsMadison, MS - - -- - 12 to 1
- Goshen School of Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsCleveland, MS
$17,400 $4,999 39- - 20 to 1
- Jones County Junior College
Public, 2-4 yearsEllisville, MS
$5,830
($3,830)
$5,552 4,496- - 25 to 1
- Delta Technical CollegePrivate, Less than 2 yearsHorn Lake, MS $17,438 $4,900 688- - 16 to 1
- Academy of Hair Design-Grenada
Private, Less than 2 yearsGrenada, MS
$14,200 $4,264 42- - 10 to 1
- Academy of Hair Design-Pearl
Private, Less than 2 yearsPearl, MS
$14,200 $4,062 47- - 12 to 1
- Delta Beauty College
Private, 2-4 yearsGreenville, MS
$20,500 $3,184 15- - 15 to 1
- Blue Mountain College
Private, 4 yearsBlue Mountain, MS
$14,100 $9,109 64096% 1,105 SAT
21 ACT
14 to 1
- Southwest Mississippi Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsSummit, MS
$5,980
($3,280)
$5,354 2,025- - 24 to 1
- Northeast Mississippi Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsBooneville, MS
$6,956
($3,976)
$5,066 3,512- - 22 to 1
- Miller-Motte Technical College-GulfportPrivate, 2-4 yearsGulfport, MS $10,500 - 10- - 6 to 1
- Virginia College-BiloxiPrivate, 2-4 yearsBiloxi, MS $15,800 - 313- - 9 to 1
- Holmes Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsGoodman, MS
$5,990
($3,410)
$4,040 5,678- - 18 to 1
- The Academy of Hair Design Six
Private, Less than 2 yearsHattiesburg, MS
$14,200 $4,364 51- - 10 to 1
- Mississippi Community College BoardPublic, 2-4 yearsJackson, MS - - -- - -
- East Central Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsDecatur, MS
$5,050
($2,950)
$5,108 2,603- - 20 to 1
- Coahoma Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsClarksdale, MS
$3,003 $4,733 1,895- - 16 to 1
- Magnolia College of Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsJackson, MS
$14,625 $4,430 43- - 13 to 1
- Pearl River Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsPoplarville, MS
$5,898
($3,500)
$4,639 4,836- - 18 to 1
- Mississippi College of Beauty Culture
Private, Less than 2 yearsLaurel, MS
$14,920 $5,103 63- - 27 to 1
- Mississippi Delta Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsMoorhead, MS
$5,285
($3,085)
$4,565 2,373- - 18 to 1
- Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & CosmetologyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsClinton, MS $14,200 $3,742 70- - 10 to 1
- Unlimited Cosmetology School
Private, Less than 2 yearsHattiesburg, MS
$13,600 $4,082 22- - 20 to 1
- Virginia College-JacksonPrivate, 2-4 yearsJackson, MS $15,800 - 387- - 9 to 1
- Fosters Cosmetology College
Private, Less than 2 yearsRipley, MS
$13,200 $3,903 27- - 10 to 1
- KC's School of Hair DesignPrivate, Less than 2 yearsPontotoc, MS $13,200 $4,370 39- - 14 to 1
- Copiah-Lincoln Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsWesson, MS
$5,180
($3,180)
$5,477 3,094- - 20 to 1
- Wesley Biblical Seminary
Private, 4 yearsRidgeland, MS
$13,999 - 67- - -
- Southeastern Baptist College
Private, 4 yearsLaurel, MS
$6,025 $3,259 72- - 5 to 1
- Strayer University-MississippiPrivate, 4 yearsJackson, MS $13,515 $4,596 508- - 29 to 1
- Vaughn Beauty CollegePrivate, Less than 2 yearsAberdeen, MS $8,175 - -- - -
- Meridian Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsMeridian, MS
$4,258
($3,278)
$3,991 3,494- - 16 to 1
- Institute of Health & Technology
Private, Less than 2 yearsHattiesburg, MS
$10,900 $3,101 139- - 10 to 1
- Hinds Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsRaymond, MS
$6,500
($3,450)
$4,920 12,521- - 17 to 1
- Antonelli College-HattiesburgPrivate, 2-4 yearsHattiesburg, MS $15,980 $6,038 155- - 10 to 1
Average$12,214
($4,995)
$5,966 172,58172.06% 1,067 SAT 16.03 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 2019-2020