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Best Colleges in Mississippi

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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in Mississippi. By school type, there are 7 public and 3 private schools in best schools in Mississippi. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Mississippi
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Mississippi State UniversityMississippi State, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 Mississippi CollegeClinton, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 University of MississippiUniversity, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 Millsaps CollegeJackson, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
5 William Carey UniversityHattiesburg, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
6 Delta State UniversityCleveland, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 University of Southern MississippiHattiesburg, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
8 Mississippi University for WomenColumbus, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 Jackson State UniversityJackson, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 Alcorn State UniversityAlcorn State, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Mississippi is $12,619 for State residents and $16,660 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 72.20% and graduation rate is 51.00%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Mississippi
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Mississippi State University $8,910 / $23,950 54% 61% 17:121,974
2 Mississippi College $19,308 42% 57% 15:15,103
3 University of Mississippi $8,828 / $25,100 88% 66% 17:122,456
4 Millsaps College $41,314 69% 72% 9:1865
5 William Carey University $13,650 55% 47% 14:15,042
6 Delta State University $7,671 / $8,121 94% 39% 12:13,715
7 University of Southern Mississippi $8,896 / $10,896 97% 49% 17:114,509
8 Mississippi University for Women $7,525 / $7,525 97% 40% 13:12,711
9 Jackson State University $8,445 / $9,445 68% 38% 15:17,250
10 Alcorn State University $7,290 / $7,290 58% 41% 18:13,658
Average$12,619 / $16,66072.20%51.00%14.70:18,728
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Mississippiand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.