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Best Colleges in Mississippi

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Institutional Characteristics

Next 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.
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Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Mississippi
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 Mississippi College
Clinton, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 University of Mississippi
University, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 Millsaps College
Jackson, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
5 William Carey University
Hattiesburg, MSPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
6 Delta State University
Cleveland, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
8 Mississippi University for Women
Columbus, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 Jackson State University
Jackson, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 Alcorn State University
Alcorn State, MSPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
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Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Mississippi is $12,619 for State residents and $16,474 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 72.20% and graduation rate is 51.00%. 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 Best Schools In Mississippi
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Mississippi State University
$8,910 / $23,950 54% 61% 17:16,106
2 Mississippi College
$18,800 42% 57% 15:16,106
3 University of Mississippi
$8,828 / $25,100 88% 66% 17:16,106
4 Millsaps College
$41,314 69% 72% 9:16,106
5 William Carey University
$12,750 55% 47% 14:16,106
6 Delta State University
$7,671 / $7,671 94% 39% 12:16,106
7 University of Southern Mississippi
$8,896 / $10,896 97% 49% 17:16,106
8 Mississippi University for Women
$7,525 / $7,525 97% 40% 13:16,106
9 Jackson State University
$8,445 / $9,445 68% 38% 15:16,106
10 Alcorn State University
$7,290 / $7,290 58% 41% 18:16,106
Average$12,619 / $16,47472.20%51.00%14.70:16,106
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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.