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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 85,674 with 50,631 female students and 35,043 male students. This enrollment statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2019-2020. 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 22,226, while Millsaps College has the least number of students of 820 for both in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Mississippi
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Mississippi State University22,22611,133 11,093
2Mississippi College4,7331,762 2,971
3University of Mississippi21,6179,306 12,311
4Millsaps College820384 436
5William Carey University5,0401,734 3,306
6Delta State University3,7511,523 2,228
7University of Southern Mississippi14,1335,135 8,998
8Mississippi University for Women2,811568 2,243
9Jackson State University7,0202,274 4,746
10Alcorn State University3,5231,224 2,299
Total85,674 35,04350,631

Undergraduate Student Population

The total undergraduate population of best schools in Mississippi is 68,393 with 39,753 female students and 28,640 male students. The following table compares 2019-2020 undergraduate enrollment between best schools in Mississippi.
Among the best schools in Mississippi, Mississippi State University has the most enrolled undergraduate students of 18,792, while Millsaps College has the least number of undergraduate students of 779.
Undergraduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Mississippi
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Mississippi State University18,7929,500 9,292
2Mississippi College2,9441,163 1,781
3University of Mississippi17,1507,463 9,687
4Millsaps College779353 426
5William Carey University3,2101,156 2,054
6Delta State University3,1091,307 1,802
7University of Southern Mississippi11,5944,252 7,342
8Mississippi University for Women2,594543 2,051
9Jackson State University5,1521,813 3,339
10Alcorn State University3,0691,090 1,979
Total68,39328,64039,753

Graduate Student Population

The total graduate population of best schools in Mississippi is 68,393 with 39,753 female students and 28,640 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 18,792, while Millsaps College has the least number of graduate students of 779.
Graduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Mississippi
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Mississippi State University18,7929,500 9,292
2Mississippi College2,9441,163 1,781
3University of Mississippi17,1507,463 9,687
4Millsaps College779353 426
5William Carey University3,2101,156 2,054
6Delta State University3,1091,307 1,802
7University of Southern Mississippi11,5944,252 7,342
8Mississippi University for Women2,594543 2,051
9Jackson State University5,1521,813 3,339
10Alcorn State University3,0691,090 1,979
Total68,39328,64039,753

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 68,393 students, 5,463 students (7.99%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 24,515 students (35.84%) have learned from at least one online course. For graduate schools, out of total 17,281 students, 5,276 students (30.53%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 2,521 students (14.59%) 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 University18,792 872
(4.64%)
1,969
(10.48%)
3,434 964
(28.07%)
184
(5.36%)
2Mississippi College2,944 193
(6.56%)
1,090
(37.02%)
1,789 592
(33.09%)
760
(42.48%)
3University of Mississippi17,150 439
(2.56%)
7,084
(41.31%)
4,467 348
(7.79%)
374
(8.37%)
4Millsaps College779 - -41 - -
5William Carey University3,210 312
(9.72%)
811
(25.26%)
1,830 843
(46.07%)
211
(11.53%)
6Delta State University3,109 163
(5.24%)
1,116
(35.90%)
642 483
(75.23%)
91
(14.17%)
7University of Southern Mississippi11,594 1,665
(14.36%)
6,928
(59.76%)
2,539 968
(38.13%)
281
(11.07%)
8Mississippi University for Women2,594 809
(31.19%)
1,082
(41.71%)
217 118
(54.38%)
13
(5.99%)
9Jackson State University5,152 773
(15.00%)
2,372
(46.04%)
1,868 647
(34.64%)
494
(26.45%)
10Alcorn State University3,069 237
(7.72%)
2,063
(67.22%)
454 313
(68.94%)
113
(24.89%)
Average68,393 5,463
(7.99%)
24,515
(35.84%)
17,281 5,276
(30.53%)
2,521
(14.59%)
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.