Average Tuition & Fees $12,294
Average Acceptance Rates 76.50 %
Total Student Population 172,581
Average Graduation Rates 53.25 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 16.03 to 1

Mississippi Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, there are 61 colleges and universities in Mississippi State - 25 public and 36 private schools. By school level, there are 19 4 Year or high, 26 2-4 years, and 16 less than 2 years schools in Mississippi. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Mississippi Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)9
Private (for-profit)27
4 Year or High19
2-4 Year26
Less than 2 year16

Average Academic Statistics for Mississippi Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Mississippi colleges is 76.50% and the average graduation rate is 53.25% in academic year 2019-2020. Total 172,581 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Mississippi colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 16.03:1. 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 20.454545454545 %
Average Retention Rate for Mississippi colleges is 69.464285714286 %

2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees For Mississippi Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Mississippi colleges are $8,820 for Mississippi residents and $12,294 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $10,150 for in-state students and $12,646 for out-of-state students.

Mississippi 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Mississippi State 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Mississippi Colleges

Mississippi colleges and universities are offering 2,587 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 certificate699
One but less than two years certificate42757
Associate's Degree849291
Two but less than four years certificate120
Bachelor's Degree66066
Post Bachelor's Degree2314
Master's Degree375124
Post Master's Degree3921
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11816
Doctor's degree - professional practice132
Doctor's degree - other20

Special Learning Opportunities at Mississippi State

In Mississippi, 33 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 15 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 14 colleges have the ROTC programs and 13 colleges offer the study abroad programs. 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 Classes33 out of 60 Schools
Graduate Online Classes15 out of 60 Schools
ROTC14 out of 60 Schools
Weekend/Evening College30 out of 60 Schools
Teacher certificate16 out of 60 Schools
Study Abroad13 out of 60 Schools