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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Mississippi

Millsaps College has the highest graduation rate of 68% for academic year 2019-2020 in Mississippi. University of Mississippi is ranked second with 67% and Mississippi College follows them with 65%. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. Next table shows the schools that have high graduation rates with transfer-out rates and retention rates. You may want to check colleges having the lowest graduation rates in Mississippi.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Mississippi
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Millsaps College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
68%-79%
2University of Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsUniversity, MS
67%-85%
3Mississippi College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClinton, MS
65%26%80%
4Mississippi State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMississippi State, MS
64%-80%
5William Carey University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHattiesburg, MS
53%-85%
6Blue Mountain College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBlue Mountain, MS
51%35%73%
7University of Southern Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsHattiesburg, MS
50%-72%
8Belhaven University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
47%-67%
9Mississippi University for Women
Public, 4 or more yearsColumbus, MS
46%-63%
10Alcorn State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAlcorn State, MS
45%-73%
11Jackson State University
Public, 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
44%-53%
12Tougaloo College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTougaloo, MS
40%30%74%
13Delta State University
Public, 4 or more yearsCleveland, MS
39%-67%
14Mississippi Valley State University
Public, 4 or more yearsItta Bena, MS
27%-62%
15Rust College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHolly Springs, MS
20%-49%