Mississippi Colleges Key Statiistics

Average Tuition & Fees $10,656 ($3,965)
Average Acceptance Rates 70.31 %
Total Student Population 174,000
Average Graduation Rates 50.68 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 15.54 to 1

Mississippi Colleges Overview

In academic year 2016-2017, there are 64 colleges universities in Mississippi State - 25 public and 39 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Mississippi Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)9
Private (for-profit)30
4 Year or High20
2-4 Year31
Less than 2 year13

Average Academic Statistics for Mississippi State Colleges

[chart] Mississippi Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Acceptance Rate for Mississippi colleges is 70.3125 %.
Average Graduation Rate for Mississippi colleges is 50.684210526316 %
Average Transfer-out Rate for Mississippi colleges is 22.5625 %
Average Retention Rate for Mississippi colleges is 68.392857142857 %
Total Student Population for Mississippi colleges is 174,000
Average Student to Faculty Ratio for Mississippi colleges is 15.542372881356 %

Mississippi Colleges Student Services

Next table summarizes the number of schools that provide student services by type.

Student Services at Mississippi
Remedial services38 out of 64 Schools
Academic/career counseling service51 out of 64 Schools
Employment services for students33 out of 64 Schools
Placement services for completers51 out of 64 Schools
On-campus day care for students' children10 out of 64 Schools
Library facilities at institution60 out of 64 Schools

Offered Degrees At Mississippi Colleges

Mississippi colleges and universities are offering 2,521 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Mississippi State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate8610
One but less than two years certificate35469
Associate's Degree952246
Two but less than four years certificate170
Bachelor's Degree62354
Post Bachelor's Degree209
Master's Degree32792
Post Master's Degree2412
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1065
Doctor's degree - professional practice112
Doctor's degree - other10

2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees For Mississippi Colleges

For undergraduate schools, in academic year 2016-2017, the average tuition & fess for Mississippi colleges is $3,965 for Mississippi residents and $10,656 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $6,862 for in-state students and $11,527 for out-of-state students.

Mississippi 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees
[chart] Mississippi State 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees

Special Learning Opportunities at Mississippi State

Next table shows the number of Mississippi schools which are offering special learning by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Mississippi State
Online Completely0 out of 64 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes35 out of 64 Schools
Graduate Online Classes15 out of 64 Schools
ROTC17 out of 64 Schools
ROTC Army17 out of 64 Schools
ROTC Navy1 out of 64 Schools
ROTC Air Force9 out of 64 Schools
Weekend/Evening College31 out of 64 Schools
Teacher certificate16 out of 64 Schools
Study Abroad13 out of 64 Schools
Campus Housing31 out of 64 Schools
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.