Average Tuition & Fees $12,362
Average Acceptance Rates 72.61 %
Total Student Population 166,838
Average Graduation Rates 52.92 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 15.75 to 1

Mississippi Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 64 colleges and universities are active in Mississippi - 29 public and 35 private schools. By school level, there are 20 four(4) Years or high, 27 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
Public29 schools
Private (not-for-profit)9 schools
Private (for-profit)26 schools
4 Year or High20 schools
2-4 Year27 schools
Less than 2 year17 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for Mississippi Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Mississippi colleges is 72.61% and the average graduation rate is 52.92% in academic year 2021-2022. 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 15.75 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Mississippi.
[Chart] 2022 Mississippi Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Mississippi colleges is 15.181818181818 %
Average Retention Rate for Mississippi colleges is 69.425925925926 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For Mississippi Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Mississippi colleges are $8,520 for Mississippi residents and $12,362 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $10,438 for in-state students and $12,663 for out-of-state students.
Mississippi 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Mississippi State 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Mississippi Colleges

Mississippi colleges and universities are offering 2,838 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
One but less than two years certificate42555
Associate's Degree879313
Two but less than four years certificate80
Bachelor's Degree69224
Post Bachelor's Degree2912
Master's Degree41668
Post Master's Degree13916
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1844
Doctor's degree - professional practice132
Doctor's degree - other21

Special Learning Opportunities at Mississippi State

In Mississippi, 31 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 56 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes31 out of 56 Schools
Graduate Online Classes15 out of 56 Schools
ROTC14 out of 56 Schools
Weekend/Evening College27 out of 56 Schools
Teacher certificate16 out of 56 Schools
Study Abroad13 out of 56 Schools