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Mississippi Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For academic year 2019-2020, 222,555 students have applied and among them 158,832 were admitted to Mississippi Colleges. 38,865 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. Next table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for Mississippi Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2019-2020)
Mississippi Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total222,555 158,83238,865
Public Schools170,616 129,99133,816
4 Years (Or High)170,616 129,99133,816
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools51,939 28,8415,049
4 Years (Or High)51,939 28,8415,049
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years0 00
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Mississippi Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Mississippi Colleges is 71.37% in academic year 2019-2020. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 76.19% and the average rate of private schools was 55.53%. Next table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Mississippi Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
Mississippi Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average71.37%
Public Schools76.19%
4 Years (Or High)76.19%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools55.53%
4 Years (Or High)55.53%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for Mississippi Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of Mississippi Colleges was 71.37% in academic year 2019-2020. Public schools' average admission yield was 76.19% and the average rate of private schools was 55.53%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. Next table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for Mississippi Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2019-2020)
Mississippi Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average24.47%
Public Schools26.01%
4 Years (Or High)26.01%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools17.51%
4 Years (Or High)17.51%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Mississippi Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Mississippi Colleges is 781 for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for academic year 2019-2020. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2019-2020)
Mississippi Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%352353
75%430428
Public Schools25%358357
75%443436
Private Schools25%347349
75%417420
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Mississippi Colleges

ACT Scores

The average SAT score of Mississippi Colleges is 38 for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for academic year 2019-2020. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2019-2020)
Mississippi Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%16 1615
75%22 2320
Public Schools25%181818
75%252623
Private Schools25%141313
75%182017
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Mississippi Colleges