Mississippi College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, fifty-nine colleges are active for serving college programs in Mississippi. By school types, there are twenty-five public schools and thirty-four private schools. By school levels, nineteen 4-years (or high) schools, twenty-four 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and sixteen less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the fifty-nine Mississippi schools, Mississippi State University ranked first and Mississippi College ranked second (view more at Mississippi college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Mississippi colleges is $8,889 for Mississippi residents and $12,611 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 72.06% and the average SAT score is 1,067. The average number of students is 3,028 and the average student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Mississippi colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 Mississippi Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Mississippi ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS
Public, 4 years
four-years
$23,950$23,9501,17554.00%21,97461%17 to 1
Mississippi College
Clinton, MS
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,308$12,3221,14542.00%5,10357%15 to 1
University of Mississippi
University, MS
Public, 4 years
four-years
$25,100$25,0991,13588.00%22,45666%17 to 1
Millsaps College
Jackson, MS
Private, 4 years
four-years
$41,314$24,0481,18569.00%86572%9 to 1
William Carey University
Hattiesburg, MS
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,650$11,4001,06555.00%5,04247%14 to 1
Delta State University
Cleveland, MS
Public, 4 years
four-years
$8,121$8,1211,11594.00%3,71539%12 to 1
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,896$10,896-97.00%14,50949%17 to 1
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus, MS
Public, 4 years
four-years
$7,525$7,5251,08097.00%2,71140%13 to 1
Jackson State University
Jackson, MS
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,445$9,44598268.00%7,25038%15 to 1
Alcorn State University
Alcorn State, MS
Public, 4 years
four-years
$7,290$7,29088558.00%3,65841%18 to 1
Mississippi Valley State University
Itta Bena, MS
Public, 4 years
four-years
$6,746$7,364-65.00%2,28532%13 to 1
Belhaven University
Jackson, MS
Private, 4 years
four-years
$27,025$10,800-49.00%4,20550%10 to 1
Tougaloo College
Tougaloo, MS
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,735$10,61186571.00%73650%11 to 1
Rust College
Holly Springs, MS
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,900--50.00%84628%19 to 1
Holmes Community College
Goodman, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$6,010---5,67837%18 to 1
The Academy of Hair Design Six
Hattiesburg, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,200---5173%10 to 1
Jones County Junior College
Ellisville, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$5,870---4,49626%25 to 1
Delta Technical College
Horn Lake, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,438---68872%16 to 1
Board of Trustees-Mississippi State Institutions of Higher Learning
Jackson, MS
Public, 4 years
four-years
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Corinth Academy of Cosmetology
Corinth, MS
Private, 2-4 years
$14,275---11445%20 to 1
Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland
Ridgeland, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,122---58273%24 to 1
Mississippi College of Beauty Culture
Laurel, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,025---6372%27 to 1
Goshen School of Cosmetology
Cleveland, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,400---39-20 to 1
Northeast Mississippi Community College
Booneville, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$7,166---3,51230%22 to 1
Chris Beauty College
Gulfport, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,750---10689%16 to 1
Copiah-Lincoln Community College
Wesson, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$5,180---3,09450%20 to 1
Wesley Biblical Seminary
Ridgeland, MS
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,999$17,800--67--
East Central Community College
Decatur, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$5,250---2,60341%20 to 1
Mississippi Community College Board
Jackson, MS
Public, 2-4 years
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Academy of Hair Design-Grenada
Grenada, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,200---4267%10 to 1
Academy of Hair Design-Pearl
Pearl, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,200---4771%12 to 1
Itawamba Community College
Fulton, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$5,360---4,93046%19 to 1
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport
Gulfport, MS
Private, 2-4 years
$15,881---32437%20 to 1
Meridian Community College
Meridian, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$5,278---3,49436%16 to 1
Institute of Health & Technology
Hattiesburg, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,900---13986%10 to 1
Mississippi Delta Community College
Moorhead, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$5,340---2,37335%18 to 1
Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & Cosmetology
Clinton, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,200---70100%10 to 1
Concorde Career College-Southaven
Southaven, MS
Private, 2-4 years
$15,840--100.00%34569%33 to 1
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Perkinston, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$6,850---8,95038%22 to 1
Northwest Mississippi Community College
Senatobia, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$5,790---7,61832%22 to 1
Southeastern Baptist College
Laurel, MS
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,275---7229%5 to 1
Coahoma Community College
Clarksdale, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$3,003---1,89533%16 to 1
Magnolia College of Cosmetology
Jackson, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$22,500---4350%13 to 1
Delta Beauty College
Greenville, MS
Private, 2-4 years
$20,500---1593%15 to 1
East Mississippi Community College
Scooba, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$6,740---4,00047%19 to 1
Academy of Hair Design-Jackson
Jackson, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,200---5350%15 to 1
Hinds Community College
Raymond, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$7,200---12,52133%17 to 1
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg, MS
Private, 2-4 years
$15,980---155-10 to 1
Virginia College-Jackson
Jackson, MS
Private, 2-4 years
$15,800---387-9 to 1
Virginia College-Biloxi
Biloxi, MS
Private, 2-4 years
$15,800---313-9 to 1
Strayer University-Mississippi
Jackson, MS
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,515$15,135--508-29 to 1
Unlimited Cosmetology School
Hattiesburg, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,600---2271%20 to 1
Pearl River Community College
Poplarville, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$4,500---4,83634%18 to 1
Blue Mountain College
Blue Mountain, MS
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,800$10,5301,10596.00%64048%14 to 1
Southwest Mississippi Community College
Summit, MS
Public, 2-4 years
$6,080---2,02544%24 to 1
Antonelli College-Jackson
Jackson, MS
Private, 2-4 years
$15,980---193-10 to 1
Traxlers School of Hair
Jackson, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,155---4743%15 to 1
Fosters Cosmetology College
Ripley, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,200---2767%10 to 1
KC's School of Hair Design
Pontotoc, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,200---3977%14 to 1
Average$12,611$13,2711,06772.06%3,02853%16 to 1