Mississippi Colleges Key Statistics

Average Tuition & Fees $11,983 ($8,734)
Average Acceptance Rates 77.47 %
Total Student Population 173,967
Average Graduation Rates 54.67 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 15.88 to 1

Mississippi Colleges Overview

In academic year 2017-2018, there are 60 colleges and universities in Mississippi State - 25 public and 35 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Mississippi Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)9
Private (for-profit)26
4 Year or High19
2-4 Year31
Less than 2 year10

Average Academic Statistics for Mississippi State Colleges

The average Acceptance Rate for Mississippi colleges is 77.47% and the average graduation rate is 54.67 % in academic year 2017-2018. Total 173,967 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Mississippi colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.88:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Mississippi

[Chart] Mississippi Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Mississippi colleges is 16.869565217391 %
Average Retention Rate for Mississippi colleges is 69.636363636364 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For Mississippi Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Mississippi colleges are $8,734 for Mississippi residents and $11,983 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $10,117 for in-state students and $12,164 for out-of-state students.

Mississippi 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Mississippi State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Mississippi Colleges

Mississippi colleges and universities are offering 2,531 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Mississippi State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate696
One but less than two years certificate41061
Associate's Degree878232
Two but less than four years certificate160
Bachelor's Degree64368
Post Bachelor's Degree199
Master's Degree350110
Post Master's Degree219
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11214
Doctor's degree - professional practice122
Doctor's degree - other10

Special Learning Opportunities at Mississippi State

Next table shows the number of Mississippi schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Mississippi State
Online Completely0 out of 60 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes34 out of 60 Schools
Graduate Online Classes15 out of 60 Schools
ROTC17 out of 60 Schools
Weekend/Evening College32 out of 60 Schools
Teacher certificate16 out of 60 Schools
Study Abroad13 out of 60 Schools