Average Tuition & Fees $12,613
Average Acceptance Rates 72.53 %
Total Student Population 166,838
Average Graduation Rates 52.92 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 16.29 to 1

Mississippi Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2020-2021, 60 colleges and universities are active in Mississippi - 25 public and 35 private schools. By school level, there are 19 four(4) Years or high, 24 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 17 less than tow(2) years schools in Mississippi. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level in Mississippi.
Mississippi College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public25 schools
Private (not-for-profit)9 schools
Private (for-profit)26 schools
4 Year or High19 schools
2-4 Year24 schools
Less than 2 year17 schools

2021 Average Key Statistics for Mississippi Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Mississippi colleges is 72.53% and the average graduation rate is 52.92% in academic year 2020-2021. Total 166,838 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Mississippi colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 16.29 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Mississippi.
[Chart] 2021 Mississippi Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Mississippi colleges is 15.181818181818 %
Average Retention Rate for Mississippi colleges is 71.12962962963 %

2020-2021 Average Tuition & Fees For Mississippi Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Mississippi colleges are $8,876 for Mississippi residents and $12,613 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $10,390 for in-state students and $13,035 for out-of-state students.
Mississippi 2020-2021 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Mississippi State 2020-2021 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Mississippi Colleges

Mississippi colleges and universities are offering 2,579 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 certificate6410
One but less than two years certificate42266
Associate's Degree852355
Two but less than four years certificate90
Bachelor's Degree66063
Post Bachelor's Degree2414
Master's Degree377124
Post Master's Degree3920
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11819
Doctor's degree - professional practice121
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