Average Tuition & Fees $12,216
Average Acceptance Rates 20.49 %
Total Student Population 165,451
Average Graduation Rates 51.09 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 15.93 to 1

Mississippi Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 61 colleges and universities are active in Mississippi - 29 public and 32 private schools. By school level, there are 20 four(4) Years or high, 25 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 16 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)23 schools
4 Year or High20 schools
2-4 Year25 schools
Less than 2 year16 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for Mississippi Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Mississippi colleges is 20.49% and the average graduation rate is 51.09% in academic year 2021-2022. Total 165,451 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Mississippi colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.93 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 17.095238095238 %
Average Retention Rate for Mississippi colleges is 69.549019607843 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For Mississippi Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Mississippi colleges are $8,222 for Mississippi residents and $12,216 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 2,825 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 certificate43646
Associate's Degree816247
Two but less than four years certificate40
Bachelor's Degree70227
Post Bachelor's Degree3515
Master's Degree43086
Post Master's Degree14522
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1898
Doctor's degree - professional practice142
Doctor's degree - other20

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