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Mississippi Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the schools having low yield) in Mississippi. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school. Millsaps College, has the lowest yield rate as of 5.65% for academic year 2019-2020 in Mississippi. Tougaloo College is positioned second with 8.75% yield and Rust College follows them with 9%. Next table shows the schools that have low yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the highest yield rates in Mississippi.
Mississippi Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Millsaps College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
5.65% 5,223 3,594 203 68.81%
2Tougaloo College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTougaloo, MS
8.75% 2,020 1,428 125 70.69%
3Rust College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHolly Springs, MS
8.82% 4,852 2,438 215 50.25%
4Jackson State University
Public, 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
15.06% 8,396 5,669 854 67.52%
5Alcorn State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAlcorn State, MS
17.19% 5,236 3,049 524 58.23%
6Mississippi Valley State University
Public, 4 or more yearsItta Bena, MS
18.04% 2,837 1,846 333 65.07%
7University of Southern Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsHattiesburg, MS
21.13% 9,217 8,935 1,888 96.94%
8University of Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsUniversity, MS
22.56% 16,253 14,325 3,232 88.14%
9Belhaven University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
23.60% 1,698 839 198 49.41%
10Delta State University
Public, 4 or more yearsCleveland, MS
28.77% 1,072 1,008 290 94.03%