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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 $12,702 for State residents and $17,315 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 74.50% and graduation rate is 54.10%. 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 $9,220 / $24,900 80% 64% 17:122,986
2 Mississippi College $20,364 29% 65% 15:14,667
3 University of Mississippi $9,044 / $25,886 88% 67% 17:121,014
4 Millsaps College $42,960 70% 68% 9:1712
5 William Carey University $14,100 55% 53% 14:15,472
6 Delta State University $7,671 / $8,360 100% 39% 12:12,999
7 University of Southern Mississippi $9,204 / $11,204 96% 50% 17:114,606
8 Mississippi University for Women $7,525 / $7,756 99% 46% 13:12,704
9 Jackson State University $8,445 / $9,445 90% 44% 15:16,921
10 Alcorn State University $7,290 / $8,176 38% 45% 18:13,230
Average$12,702 / $17,31574.50%54.10%14.70:18,531
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.