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Mississippi Colleges

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Next table compares the basic academic information between Colleges in Mississippi. By school type, there are 25 public and 36 private schools in Colleges in Mississippi. By school level, there are 19 four years (or high) schools , 26 2-4 years schools and 16 less than 2 years schools.
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Academic Comparison - Colleges In Mississippi
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
Alcorn State University
Alcorn State, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Belhaven UniversityJackson, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Blue Mountain College
Blue Mountain, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
Chris Beauty College
Gulfport, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Coahoma Community College
Clarksdale, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Antonelli College-JacksonJackson, MSPrivate (for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Copiah-Lincoln Community College
Wesson, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Delta Beauty College
Greenville, MSPrivate (for-profit), 2-4 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate
Delta State University
Cleveland, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
East Central Community College
Decatur, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
East Mississippi Community College
Scooba, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Fosters Cosmetology College
Ripley, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Academy of Hair Design-Grenada
Grenada, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Hinds Community College
Raymond, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Holmes Community College
Goodman, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Itawamba Community College
Fulton, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Jackson State University
Jackson, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Jones County Junior College
Ellisville, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Meridian Community College
Meridian, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Millsaps College
Jackson, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
Board of Trustees-Mississippi State Institutions of Higher LearningJackson, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Mississippi Delta Community College
Moorhead, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
University of Mississippi
University, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Mississippi Valley State University
Itta Bena, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
Mississippi College
Clinton, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Mississippi College of Beauty Culture
Laurel, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Perkinston, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Northeast Mississippi Community College
Booneville, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Northwest Mississippi Community College
Senatobia, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Pearl River Community College
Poplarville, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Rust College
Holly Springs, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor
Southeastern Baptist College
Laurel, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor
Southwest Mississippi Community College
Summit, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Magnolia College of Cosmetology
Jackson, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Tougaloo College
Tougaloo, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master
Wesley Biblical Seminary
Jackson, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeMaster, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
William Carey University
Hattiesburg, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
Traxlers School of Hair
Jackson, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Mississippi Community College BoardJackson, MSPublic, 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Academy of Hair Design-Jackson
Jackson, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
KC's School of Hair DesignPontotoc, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Academy of Hair Design-Pearl
Pearl, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Antonelli College-HattiesburgHattiesburg, MSPrivate (for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
The Academy of Hair Design Six
Hattiesburg, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Blue Cliff College-GulfportGulfport, MSPrivate (for-profit), 2-4 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate
Virginia College-JacksonJackson, MSPrivate (for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Delta Technical CollegeHorn Lake, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Institute of Health & Technology
Hattiesburg, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Virginia College-BiloxiBiloxi, MSPrivate (for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Corinth Academy of CosmetologyCorinth, MSPrivate (for-profit), 2-4 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate
Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & CosmetologyClinton, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
ITT Technical Institute-MadisonMadison, MSPrivate (for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's Degree-
Strayer University-MississippiJackson, MSPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Miller-Motte Technical College-GulfportGulfport, MSPrivate (for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's Degree-
Midwest Technical Institute-RidgelandRidgeland, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Concorde Career College-SouthavenSouthaven, MSPrivate (for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
Unlimited Cosmetology School
Hattiesburg, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Goshen School of Cosmetology
Cleveland, MSPrivate (for-profit), Less than 2 yearsNon-degree grantingCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
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Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of Colleges in Mississippi is $8,820 for State residents and $12,294 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 72.06% and graduation rate is 53.25%. Next table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
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Key Facts Comparison Between Colleges In Mississippi
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
Alcorn State University
$6,888 / $7,290 58% 40% 18:13,658
Belhaven University $26,202 49% 47% 10:14,205
Blue Mountain College
$14,100 96% 49% 14:1640
Chris Beauty College
$11,750 - 76% 16:1106
Coahoma Community College
$2,803 / $3,003 - 31% 16:11,895
Antonelli College-Jackson $15,980 - 55% 10:1193
Copiah-Lincoln Community College
$3,180 / $5,180 - 45% 20:13,094
Delta Beauty College
$20,500 - 48% 15:115
Delta State University
$6,859 / $7,671 94% 39% 12:13,715
East Central Community College
$2,950 / $5,050 - 43% 20:12,603
East Mississippi Community College
$3,540 / $6,540 - 37% 19:14,000
Fosters Cosmetology College
$13,200 - 61% 10:127
Academy of Hair Design-Grenada
$14,200 - 100% 10:142
Hinds Community College
$3,450 / $6,500 - 26% 17:112,521
Holmes Community College
$3,410 / $5,990 - 35% 18:15,678
Itawamba Community College
$3,160 / $5,360 - 47% 19:14,930
Jackson State University
$8,445 / $9,445 68% 43% 15:17,250
Jones County Junior College
$3,830 / $5,830 - 38% 25:14,496
Meridian Community College
$3,278 / $4,258 - 32% 16:13,494
Millsaps College
$41,314 69% 64% 9:1865
Board of Trustees-Mississippi State Institutions of Higher Learning - / - - - --
Mississippi Delta Community College
$3,085 / $5,285 - 33% 18:12,373
University of Mississippi
$8,828 / $25,100 88% 64% 17:122,456
Mississippi University for Women
$6,614 / $7,525 97% 48% 13:12,711
Mississippi Valley State University
$6,422 / $6,746 65% 29% 13:12,285
Mississippi College
$18,800 42% 53% 15:15,103
Mississippi College of Beauty Culture
$14,920 - 83% 27:163
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
$3,750 / $6,850 - 36% 22:18,950
Mississippi State University
$8,910 / $23,950 54% 58% 17:121,974
Northeast Mississippi Community College
$3,976 / $7,388 - 31% 22:13,512
Northwest Mississippi Community College
$3,190 / $5,590 - 25% 22:17,618
Pearl River Community College
$3,500 / $5,898 - 36% 18:14,836
Rust College
$9,900 50% 33% 19:1846
Southeastern Baptist College
$6,025 - 50% 5:172
Southwest Mississippi Community College
$3,280 / $5,980 - 46% 24:12,025
University of Southern Mississippi
$8,896 / $10,896 97% 49% 17:114,509
Magnolia College of Cosmetology
$14,625 - 50% 13:143
Tougaloo College
$10,861 71% 35% 11:1736
Wesley Biblical Seminary
$13,999 - - -67
William Carey University
$12,750 55% 47% 14:15,042
Traxlers School of Hair
$10,155 - 38% 15:147
Mississippi Community College Board - / - - - --
Academy of Hair Design-Jackson
$14,200 - 58% 15:153
KC's School of Hair Design $13,200 - 76% 14:139
Academy of Hair Design-Pearl
$14,200 - 86% 12:147
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg $15,980 - 60% 10:1155
The Academy of Hair Design Six
$14,200 - 80% 10:151
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport $15,881 - 42% 20:1324
Virginia College-Jackson $15,800 - - 9:1387
Delta Technical College $17,438 - 77% 16:1688
Institute of Health & Technology
$10,900 - 97% 10:1139
Virginia College-Biloxi $15,800 - - 9:1313
Corinth Academy of Cosmetology $12,600 - 100% 20:1114
Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & Cosmetology $14,200 - 75% 10:170
ITT Technical Institute-Madison - - - 12:1-
Strayer University-Mississippi $13,515 - - 29:1508
Miller-Motte Technical College-Gulfport $10,500 - - 6:110
Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland $15,172 - 76% 24:1582
Concorde Career College-Southaven $15,840 100% 67% 33:1345
Unlimited Cosmetology School
$13,600 - 75% 20:122
Goshen School of Cosmetology
$17,400 - - 20:139
Average$8,820 / $12,29472.06%53.25%16.03:12,976
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