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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 at least 2 but less than 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, MS Public, 4 or more years Master's Degree Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Belhaven University Jackson, MS Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's Degree Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Blue Mountain College Blue Mountain, MS Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Master's Degree Bachelor, Master
Chris Beauty College Gulfport, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Coahoma Community College Clarksdale, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Antonelli College-Jackson Jackson, MS Private (for-profit), 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wesson, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Delta Beauty College Greenville, MS Private (for-profit), 2-4 years Non-degree granting Certificate
Delta State University Cleveland, MS Public, 4 or more years Doctor's Degree Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
East Central Community College Decatur, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
East Mississippi Community College Scooba, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Fosters Cosmetology College Ripley, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Academy of Hair Design-Grenada Grenada, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Hinds Community College Raymond, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Holmes Community College Goodman, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Itawamba Community College Fulton, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Jackson State University Jackson, MS Public, 4 or more years Doctor's Degree Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Jones County Junior College Ellisville, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Meridian Community College Meridian, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Millsaps College Jackson, MS Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Master's Degree Bachelor, Master
Board of Trustees-Mississippi State Institutions of Higher Learning Jackson, MS Public, 4 or more years Doctor's Degree Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Mississippi Delta Community College Moorhead, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
University of Mississippi University, MS Public, 4 or more years Doctor's Degree Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Mississippi University for Women Columbus, MS Public, 4 or more years Doctor's Degree Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Mississippi Valley State University Itta Bena, MS Public, 4 or more years Master's Degree Bachelor, Master
Mississippi College Clinton, MS Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's Degree Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Mississippi College of Beauty Culture Laurel, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS Public, 4 or more years Doctor's Degree Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Northeast Mississippi Community College Booneville, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Pearl River Community College Poplarville, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Rust College Holly Springs, MS Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Bachelor's Degree Associate, Bachelor
Southeastern Baptist College Laurel, MS Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Bachelor's Degree Certificate, Associate, Bachelor
Southwest Mississippi Community College Summit, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS Public, 4 or more years Doctor's Degree Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Magnolia College of Cosmetology Jackson, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Tougaloo College Tougaloo, MS Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Master's Degree Associate, Bachelor, Master
Wesley Biblical Seminary Jackson, MS Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's Degree Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
William Carey University Hattiesburg, MS Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's Degree Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
Traxlers School of Hair Jackson, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Mississippi Community College Board Jackson, MS Public, 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Academy of Hair Design-Jackson Jackson, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
KC's School of Hair Design Pontotoc, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Academy of Hair Design-Pearl Pearl, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Hattiesburg, MS Private (for-profit), 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
The Academy of Hair Design Six Hattiesburg, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Gulfport, MS Private (for-profit), 2-4 years Non-degree granting Certificate
Virginia College-Jackson Jackson, MS Private (for-profit), 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Delta Technical College Horn Lake, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Institute of Health & Technology Hattiesburg, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Virginia College-Biloxi Biloxi, MS Private (for-profit), 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Corinth Academy of Cosmetology Corinth, MS Private (for-profit), 2-4 years Non-degree granting Certificate
Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & Cosmetology Clinton, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
ITT Technical Institute-Madison Madison, MS Private (for-profit), 2-4 years Associate's Degree -
Strayer University-Mississippi Jackson, MS Private (for-profit), 4 or more years Master's Degree Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Miller-Motte Technical College-Gulfport Gulfport, MS Private (for-profit), 2-4 years Associate's Degree -
Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland Ridgeland, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Concorde Career College-Southaven Southaven, MS Private (for-profit), 2-4 years Associate's Degree Certificate, Associate
Unlimited Cosmetology School Hattiesburg, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Goshen School of Cosmetology Cleveland, MS Private (for-profit), Less than 2 years Non-degree granting Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
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Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of Colleges in Mississippi is $8,820 for in-state students and $12,294 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 76.50% 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 / $7,29089%40%18:13,658
Belhaven University$26,20252%47%10:14,205
Blue Mountain College$14,10093%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 / $7,67185%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 / $9,44569%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$41,31459%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 / $25,10088%64%17:122,456
Mississippi University for Women$6,614 / $7,52598%48%13:12,711
Mississippi Valley State University$6,422 / $6,74686%29%13:12,285
Mississippi College$18,80038%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 / $23,95057%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$9,90053%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 / $10,89698%49%17:114,509
Magnolia College of Cosmetology$14,625-50%13:143
Tougaloo College$10,86191%35%11:1736
Wesley Biblical Seminary$13,999---67
William Carey University$12,75068%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$15,840100%67%33:1345
Unlimited Cosmetology School$13,600-75%20:122
Goshen School of Cosmetology$17,400--20:139
Average$8,820 / $12,29476.50%53.25%16.03:12,976
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