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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.
Jackson State University, has the lowest yield rate of 7.25% for academic year 2020-2021 in Mississippi. Millsaps College is positioned second with 8.61% yield and Mississippi Valley State University 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 (2021)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Jackson State University
Public, 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
7.25% 9,551 8,594 623 89.98%
2Millsaps College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
8.61% 2,796 1,952 168 69.81%
3Mississippi Valley State University
Public, 4 or more yearsItta Bena, MS
8.87% 3,351 2,772 246 82.72%
4Tougaloo College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTougaloo, MS
10.74% 1,844 1,313 141 71.20%
5Alcorn State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAlcorn State, MS
15.53% 6,846 2,582 401 37.72%
6University of Southern Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsHattiesburg, MS
17.96% 9,683 9,328 1,675 96.33%
7University of Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsUniversity, MS
20.97% 16,383 14,421 3,024 88.02%
8Belhaven University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
24.09% 2,380 1,179 284 49.54%
9Mississippi State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMississippi State, MS
24.97% 16,127 12,908 3,223 80.04%
10Mississippi University for Women
Public, 4 or more yearsColumbus, MS
37.18% 516 511 190 99.03%