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Population Comparison Between Best Colleges in Mississippi

Total PopulationUndergraduateGraduateOnline Classes

Total Student Population Comparison

The total student population of best schools in Mississippi is 85,311 with 51,395 female students and 33,916 male students. This enrollment statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2020-2021. The following table compares the student population for both undergraduate and graduate schools between best schools in Mississippi.
Among the best schools in Mississippi, Mississippi State University has the most enrolled students of 22,986, while Millsaps College has the least number of students of 712 for both in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Mississippi
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Mississippi State University22,98611,317 11,669
2Mississippi College4,6671,732 2,935
3University of Mississippi21,0148,722 12,292
4Millsaps College712330 382
5William Carey University5,4721,740 3,732
6Delta State University2,9991,170 1,829
7University of Southern Mississippi14,6065,198 9,408
8Mississippi University for Women2,704532 2,172
9Jackson State University6,9212,125 4,796
10Alcorn State University3,2301,050 2,180
Total85,311 33,91651,395

Undergraduate Student Population

The total undergraduate population of best schools in Mississippi is 65,238 with 38,409 female students and 26,829 male students. The following table compares 2020-2021 undergraduate enrollment between best schools in Mississippi.
Among the best schools in Mississippi, Mississippi State University has the most enrolled undergraduate students of 18,803, while Millsaps College has the least number of undergraduate students of 669.
Undergraduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Mississippi
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Mississippi State University18,8039,466 9,337
2Mississippi College2,7571,102 1,655
3University of Mississippi16,1796,800 9,379
4Millsaps College669299 370
5William Carey University3,2331,055 2,178
6Delta State University2,331954 1,377
7University of Southern Mississippi11,4514,132 7,319
8Mississippi University for Women2,418485 1,933
9Jackson State University4,6681,607 3,061
10Alcorn State University2,729929 1,800
Total65,23826,82938,409

Graduate Student Population

The total graduate population of best schools in Mississippi is 65,238 with 38,409 female students and 26,829 male students. The following table compares 2019-2020 graduate enrollment between best schools in Mississippi.
Among the best schools in Mississippi, Mississippi State University has the most enrolled graduate students of 18,803, while Millsaps College has the least number of graduate students of 669.
Graduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Mississippi
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Mississippi State University18,8039,466 9,337
2Mississippi College2,7571,102 1,655
3University of Mississippi16,1796,800 9,379
4Millsaps College669299 370
5William Carey University3,2331,055 2,178
6Delta State University2,331954 1,377
7University of Southern Mississippi11,4514,132 7,319
8Mississippi University for Women2,418485 1,933
9Jackson State University4,6681,607 3,061
10Alcorn State University2,729929 1,800
Total65,23826,82938,409

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

The following table compares 2019-2020 distance learning enrollment for both undergraduate and graduate programs between best schools in Mississippi. In undergraduate programs, out of total 65,238 students, 12,110 students (18.56%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 38,931 students (59.68%) have learned from at least one online course. For graduate schools, out of total 20,073 students, 8,354 students (41.62%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 3,459 students (17.23%) have learned from at least one online course.
Online Course (Distance Learning) Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Mississippi
RankNameUndergraduateGraduate
TotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online ClassesTotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online Classes
1Mississippi State University18,803 2,815
(14.97%)
14,756
(78.48%)
4,183 1,947
(46.55%)
788
(18.84%)
2Mississippi College2,757 188
(6.82%)
962
(34.89%)
1,910 682
(35.71%)
137
(7.17%)
3University of Mississippi16,179 580
(3.58%)
8,963
(55.40%)
4,835 584
(12.08%)
561
(11.60%)
4Millsaps College669 1
(0.15%)
498
(74.44%)
43 - 4
(9.30%)
5William Carey University3,233 527
(16.30%)
980
(30.31%)
2,239 1,001
(44.71%)
305
(13.62%)
6Delta State University2,331 270
(11.58%)
1,354
(58.09%)
668 553
(82.78%)
96
(14.37%)
7University of Southern Mississippi11,451 4,774
(41.69%)
6,513
(56.88%)
3,155 1,867
(59.18%)
848
(26.88%)
8Mississippi University for Women2,418 1,314
(54.34%)
701
(28.99%)
286 182
(63.64%)
48
(16.78%)
9Jackson State University4,668 1,409
(30.18%)
2,530
(54.20%)
2,253 1,244
(55.22%)
503
(22.33%)
10Alcorn State University2,729 232
(8.50%)
1,674
(61.34%)
501 294
(58.68%)
169
(33.73%)
Average65,238 12,110
(18.56%)
38,931
(59.68%)
20,073 8,354
(41.62%)
3,459
(17.23%)
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.