Student Population at MC
A total of 4,250 students have enrolled at Mississippi College - 2,523 undergraduate and 1,727 graduate.
By gender, 1,589 male and 2,661 female students are attending Mississippi College. By attendance status, there are 3,264 full-time students and 986 part-time students.
The number of students at Mississippi College is very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Mississippi. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Belhaven University and William Carey University, its population is relatively small (average population is 5,008).
Mississippi College offers online degree/certificate programs and 770 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment Comparison Chart
The below chart compares the student population between Mississippi College and similar colleges.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 1,589 male and 2,661 female students attending MC. The male-to-female student ratio is 0.60 to 1 and the ratio is than national average (the national average is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status at MC.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 2,717 White students (63.93%) and 964 Black or African American students (22.68%) at Mississippi College(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Mississippi College.
|American Indian or Alaska Native||8||3||5|
|Black or African American||435||183||252|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||2||1||1|
|Two or More Races||45||21||24|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||5||2||3|
|Black or African American||529||131||398|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||0||0||0|
|Two or More Races||21||9||12|
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 2,749 students whose age under twenty five and 808 students whose age is over thirty years old at Mississippi College.
Especially, 221 students are younger than eighteen and 6 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Mississippi College.
|65 and over||2||1||1|
|65 and over||4||0||4|
Online Student Population
At Mississippi College, 1,797 students (42.28% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 770 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 657 students live in Mississippi where Mississippi College is located in and 112 students have enrolled from other states.
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||770||135||635|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||1,027||922||105|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||2,453||1,466||987|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||770||135||635|
|Other State in U.S.||112||23||89|
|Outside of U.S.||1||1||0|