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Mississippi Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2021-2022, 298,292 students have applied and among them 216,946 were admitted to Mississippi Colleges. 50,209 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for Mississippi Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2021-2022)
Mississippi Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total298,292 216,94650,209
Public Schools233,590 181,62243,391
4 Years (Or High)233,590 181,62243,391
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools64,702 35,3246,818
4 Years (Or High)64,702 35,3246,818
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 72.73% in academic year 2021-2022. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 77.75% and the average rate of private schools was 54.59%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Mississippi Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2021-2022)
Mississippi Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average72.73%
Public Schools77.75%
4 Years (Or High)77.75%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools54.59%
4 Years (Or High)54.59%
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 72.73% in academic year 2021-2022. Public schools' average admission yield was 77.75% and the average rate of private schools was 54.59%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for Mississippi Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2021-2022)
Mississippi Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average23.14%
Public Schools23.89%
4 Years (Or High)23.89%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools19.30%
4 Years (Or High)19.30%
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 801 for the academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2021-2022. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2021-2022)
Mississippi Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%369359
75%434440
Public Schools25%354349
75%423444
Private Schools25%384369
75%445436
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Mississippi Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Mississippi Colleges is 40 for the academic year 2021-2022. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2021-2022. 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 (2021-2022)
Mississippi Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%17 1716
75%23 2422
Public Schools25%181717
75%252624
Private Schools25%161615
75%212220
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Mississippi Colleges