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Tightest Mississippi Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

Next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Mississippi colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. Mississippi College has the lowest acceptance rate as of 42.04% for academic year 2019-2020 in Mississippi. Next table shows the schools that have low acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the highest acceptance rates in Mississippi.
Tightest Mississippi Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Mississippi College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClinton, MS
42.04%2,16290946551.16%
2Belhaven University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
49.41%1,69883919823.60%
3Rust College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHolly Springs, MS
50.25%4,8522,4382158.82%
4Mississippi State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMississippi State, MS
53.86%18,3409,8783,50035.43%
5William Carey University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHattiesburg, MS
55.04%77442621249.77%
6Alcorn State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAlcorn State, MS
58.23%5,2363,04952417.19%
7Mississippi Valley State University
Public, 4 or more yearsItta Bena, MS
65.07%2,8371,84633318.04%
8Jackson State University
Public, 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
67.52%8,3965,66985415.06%
9Millsaps College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
68.81%5,2233,5942035.65%
10Tougaloo College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTougaloo, MS
70.69%2,0201,4281258.75%