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Admission Comparison Between Mississippi Colleges

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Acceptance Rate and Application Statistics

The following table compares the admission related statistics including number of applicants, admitted, and enrolled between Colleges in Mississippi. The average acceptance rate of Colleges in Mississippi is 76.80% and the average admission yield (enrollment rate) is 19.64%.
Mississippi College has the tighest (lowest) acceptance rate of 28.76% and Southeastern Baptist College has the highest yield (enrollment rate) of 78.26% among Colleges in Mississippi. The numbers in parenthesis() in below table represent the number and rate by gender (men/women). The statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2020-2021.
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Admission Stats Comparison Between Colleges In Mississippi
Name ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolledAcceptance RateEnrollment Rate
Alcorn State University6,846 (1,943/4,903) 2,582 (690/1,892) 401 (132/269) 38% (36%/39%) 16% (19%/5%)
Belhaven University2,380 (933/1,447) 1,179 (507/672) 284 (136/148) 50% (54%/46%) 24% (27%/10%)
Blue Mountain College227 (95/132) 225 (93/132) 111 (57/54) 99% (98%/100%) 49% (61%/41%)
Chris Beauty CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Coahoma Community CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Antonelli College-JacksonNo admission statistics available for the school.
Copiah-Lincoln Community CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Delta Beauty CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Delta State University517 (214/303) 515 (212/303) 193 (73/120) 100% (99%/100%) 37% (34%/40%)
East Central Community CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
East Mississippi Community CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Fosters Cosmetology CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Academy of Hair Design-GrenadaNo admission statistics available for the school.
Hinds Community CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Holmes Community CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Itawamba Community CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Jackson State University9,551 (2,957/6,594) 8,594 (2,542/6,052) 623 (239/384) 90% (86%/92%) 7% (9%/6%)
Jones County Junior CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Meridian Community CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Millsaps College2,796 (1,187/1,609) 1,952 (804/1,148) 168 (87/81) 70% (68%/71%) 9% (11%/5%)
Board of Trustees-Mississippi State Institutions of Higher LearningNo admission statistics available for the school.
Mississippi Delta Community CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
University of Mississippi16,383 (6,178/10,205) 14,421 (5,319/9,102) 3,024 (1,196/1,828) 88% (86%/89%) 21% (22%/18%)
Mississippi University for Women516 (83/433) 511 (82/429) 190 (38/152) 99% (99%/99%) 37% (46%/35%)
Mississippi Valley State University3,351 (1,200/2,151) 2,772 (1,032/1,740) 246 (122/124) 83% (86%/81%) 9% (12%/6%)
Mississippi College2,559 (852/1,707) 736 (280/456) 423 (173/250) 29% (33%/27%) 57% (62%/15%)
Mississippi College of Beauty CultureNo admission statistics available for the school.
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Mississippi State University16,127 (6,895/9,232) 12,908 (5,594/7,314) 3,223 (1,542/1,681) 80% (81%/79%) 25% (28%/18%)
Northeast Mississippi Community CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Northwest Mississippi Community CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Pearl River Community CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Rust College2,158 (668/1,490) 636 (240/396) 423 (155/268) 29% (36%/27%) 67% (65%/18%)
Southeastern Baptist College41 (25/16) 23 (10/13) 18 (10/8) 56% (40%/81%) 78% (100%/50%)
Southwest Mississippi Community CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
University of Southern Mississippi9,683 (3,147/6,536) 9,328 (3,002/6,326) 1,675 (537/1,138) 96% (95%/97%) 18% (18%/17%)
Magnolia College of CosmetologyNo admission statistics available for the school.
Tougaloo College1,844 (543/1,301) 1,313 (337/976) 141 (45/96) 71% (62%/75%) 11% (13%/7%)
Wesley Biblical SeminaryNo admission statistics available for the school.
William Carey University758 (232/526) 419 (134/285) 201 (64/137) 55% (58%/54%) 48% (48%/26%)
Traxlers School of HairNo admission statistics available for the school.
Mississippi Community College BoardNo admission statistics available for the school.
Academy of Hair Design-JacksonNo admission statistics available for the school.
KC's School of Hair DesignNo admission statistics available for the school.
Academy of Hair Design-PearlNo admission statistics available for the school.
Antonelli College-HattiesburgNo admission statistics available for the school.
The Academy of Hair Design SixNo admission statistics available for the school.
Blue Cliff College-GulfportNo admission statistics available for the school.
Virginia College-JacksonNo admission statistics available for the school.
Delta Technical CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Institute of Health & TechnologyNo admission statistics available for the school.
Virginia College-BiloxiNo admission statistics available for the school.
Corinth Academy of CosmetologyNo admission statistics available for the school.
Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & CosmetologyNo admission statistics available for the school.
ITT Technical Institute-MadisonNo admission statistics available for the school.
Strayer University-MississippiNo admission statistics available for the school.
Miller-Motte Technical College-GulfportNo admission statistics available for the school.
Midwest Technical Institute-RidgelandNo admission statistics available for the school.
Concorde Career College-Southaven238 (15/223) 238 (15/223) 119 (9/110) 100% (100%/100%) 50% (60%/49%)
Unlimited Cosmetology SchoolNo admission statistics available for the school.
Goshen School of CosmetologyNo admission statistics available for the school.
Vaughn Beauty CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Average4,469 (1,598/1,598)3,432 (1,229/2,203)674 (271/403)76.80% (76.9%/137.9%)19.64% (22.1%/18.3%)
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SAT Scores Comparison

The average SAT score of 25th percentile is 971 and 75th percentile is 1,165 for Colleges in Mississippi. By subject, the average score of the SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing is 535 and the average SAT Math score is 533.
has the highest SAT scores of -1 and has the lowest SAT scores of 1,000,000 among Colleges in Mississippi. The following table compares SAT Scores between Colleges in Mississippi for academic year 2020-2021.
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SAT Score Comparison Between Colleges In Mississippi
NameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
Evidence-Based Reading and WritingMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2
Alcorn State University16%
(64)
410500390460
Belhaven University12%
(32)
510595485540
Blue Mountain College2%
(2)
500520520540
Chris Beauty CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Coahoma Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Antonelli College-JacksonNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Copiah-Lincoln Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Delta Beauty CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Delta State University3%
(6)
435505450620
East Central Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
East Mississippi Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Fosters Cosmetology CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Academy of Hair Design-GrenadaNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Hinds Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Holmes Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Itawamba Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Jackson State University22%
(135)
450520440530
Jones County Junior CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Meridian Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Millsaps College20%
(33)
553643530628
Board of Trustees-Mississippi State Institutions of Higher LearningNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Mississippi Delta Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of Mississippi25%
(752)
510620500610
Mississippi University for Women2%
(4)
510610480690
Mississippi Valley State UniversityTest Scores are required to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
Mississippi College10%
(44)
600650540610
Mississippi College of Beauty CultureNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Mississippi State University6%
(205)
520630530640
Northeast Mississippi Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Northwest Mississippi Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Pearl River Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Rust CollegeTest Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
Southeastern Baptist CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Southwest Mississippi Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of Southern MississippiTest Scores are required to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
Magnolia College of CosmetologyNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Tougaloo College4%
(5)
380500360490
Wesley Biblical SeminaryNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
William Carey University9%
(17)
530650520680
Traxlers School of HairNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Mississippi Community College BoardNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Academy of Hair Design-JacksonNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
KC's School of Hair DesignNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Academy of Hair Design-PearlNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Antonelli College-HattiesburgNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
The Academy of Hair Design SixNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Blue Cliff College-GulfportNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Virginia College-JacksonNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Delta Technical CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Institute of Health & TechnologyNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Virginia College-BiloxiNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Corinth Academy of CosmetologyNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & CosmetologyNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
ITT Technical Institute-MadisonNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Strayer University-MississippiNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Miller-Motte Technical College-GulfportNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Midwest Technical Institute-RidgelandNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Concorde Career College-SouthavenTest Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Unlimited Cosmetology SchoolNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Goshen School of CosmetologyNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Vaughn Beauty CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Average10.92% 492.33578.58 478.75586.50

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

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ACT Scores Comparison

The average ACT score of 25th percentile is 53 and 75th percentile is 73 for Colleges in Mississippi. By subject, the average ACT Composite score is 21, the average ACT English score is 22, and the average ACT Math score is 20.
has the highest ACT scores of -1 and has the lowest ACT scores of 1,000,000 among Colleges in Mississippi. The following table compares ACT Scores between Colleges in Mississippi for academic year 2020-2021.
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ACT Score Comparison Between Colleges In Mississippi
NameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
CompositeEnglishMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2 25th 175th 2
Alcorn State University84%
(337)
1625 14251625
Belhaven University81%
(224)
1923 18251921
Blue Mountain College95%
(106)
1823 17241723
Chris Beauty CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Coahoma Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Antonelli College-JacksonNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Copiah-Lincoln Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Delta Beauty CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Delta State University92%
(177)
1823 16241622
East Central Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
East Mississippi Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Fosters Cosmetology CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Academy of Hair Design-GrenadaNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Hinds Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Holmes Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Itawamba Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Jackson State University78%
(488)
1720 16211619
Jones County Junior CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Meridian Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Millsaps College97%
(163)
2226 22291825
Board of Trustees-Mississippi State Institutions of Higher LearningNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Mississippi Delta Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of Mississippi84%
(2,525)
2230 22322028
Mississippi University for Women97%
(185)
1924 18241723
Mississippi Valley State University100%
(246)
1322 11221520
Mississippi College91%
(384)
2129 21321827
Mississippi College of Beauty CultureNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Mississippi State University93%
(3,003)
2230 22322028
Northeast Mississippi Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Northwest Mississippi Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Pearl River Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Rust CollegeTest Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
Southeastern Baptist College100%
(18)
1617 15171517
Southwest Mississippi Community CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of Southern Mississippi100%
(1,669)
1926 19281725
Magnolia College of CosmetologyNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Tougaloo College96%
(136)
1522 13221620
Wesley Biblical SeminaryNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
William Carey University85%
(170)
2027 20291725
Traxlers School of HairNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Mississippi Community College BoardNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Academy of Hair Design-JacksonNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
KC's School of Hair DesignNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Academy of Hair Design-PearlNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Antonelli College-HattiesburgNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
The Academy of Hair Design SixNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Blue Cliff College-GulfportNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Virginia College-JacksonNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Delta Technical CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Institute of Health & TechnologyNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Virginia College-BiloxiNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Corinth Academy of CosmetologyNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & CosmetologyNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
ITT Technical Institute-MadisonNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Strayer University-MississippiNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Miller-Motte Technical College-GulfportNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Midwest Technical Institute-RidgelandNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Concorde Career College-SouthavenTest Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Unlimited Cosmetology SchoolNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Goshen School of CosmetologyNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Vaughn Beauty CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Average91.53% 18.4724.47 17.6025.73 17.1323.20

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

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Application Requirements

The following table list and compare the requirements when applying Colleges in Mississippi based on academic year 2020-2021 data.
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Application Requirements Comparison Between Colleges In Mississippi
NameHS GPAHS RankHS Record Prep. ProgramRec.Compe.SAT/ACTTOEFL
Alcorn State University
Belhaven University
Blue Mountain College
Chris Beauty CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Coahoma Community CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Antonelli College-JacksonInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Copiah-Lincoln Community CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Delta Beauty CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Delta State University
East Central Community CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
East Mississippi Community CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Fosters Cosmetology CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Academy of Hair Design-GrenadaInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Hinds Community CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Holmes Community CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Itawamba Community CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Jackson State University
Jones County Junior CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Meridian Community CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Millsaps College
Board of Trustees-Mississippi State Institutions of Higher LearningInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Mississippi Delta Community CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
University of Mississippi
Mississippi University for Women
Mississippi Valley State University
Mississippi College
Mississippi College of Beauty CultureInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Mississippi State University
Northeast Mississippi Community CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Northwest Mississippi Community CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Pearl River Community CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Rust College
Southeastern Baptist College
Southwest Mississippi Community CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
University of Southern Mississippi
Magnolia College of CosmetologyInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Tougaloo College
Wesley Biblical SeminaryInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
William Carey University
Traxlers School of HairInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Mississippi Community College BoardInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Academy of Hair Design-JacksonInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
KC's School of Hair DesignInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Academy of Hair Design-PearlInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Antonelli College-HattiesburgInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
The Academy of Hair Design SixInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Blue Cliff College-GulfportInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Virginia College-JacksonInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Delta Technical CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Institute of Health & TechnologyInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Virginia College-BiloxiInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Corinth Academy of CosmetologyInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & CosmetologyInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
ITT Technical Institute-MadisonInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Strayer University-MississippiInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Miller-Motte Technical College-GulfportInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Midwest Technical Institute-RidgelandInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Concorde Career College-Southaven
Unlimited Cosmetology SchoolInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Goshen School of CosmetologyInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Vaughn Beauty CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.

: Required : Considered but not Required : Recommended : Neither Required nor Recommended

  • HS GPA: High School or Secondary School GPA
  • HS Rank: High School or Secondary School Rank
  • HS Record: High School or Secondary School Record
  • Prep. Program: Completion of College Preparatory Program
  • Rec.: Recommendations
  • Comp.: Formal demonstration of competencies (e.g., portfolios, certificates of mastery, assessment instruments)
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