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Tightest Mississippi Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The 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 State University has the lowest acceptance rate as of 53.86% for academic year 2019-2020 in Mississippi. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following 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 State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMississippi State, MS
53.86%18,3409,8783,50035.43%
2University of Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsUniversity, MS
88.14%16,25314,3253,23222.56%
3University of Southern Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsHattiesburg, MS
96.94%9,2178,9351,88821.13%