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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$10,889
($4,651)
Graduate
(in-state)
$13,209
($8,878)
Books & Supplies $1,253
On-Campus Living Costs $9,798
Off-Campus Living Costs $11,297

Average Costs of Attendance at Mississippi Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $21,939 when a student lives on campus and $23,438 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $4,651 for Mississippi residents and $10,889 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $8,878 for Mississippi residents and $13,209 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $9,798 when a student lives on campus and $11,297 when living off campus in average.
2020-2021 Average Cost of Attendance
Mississippi Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$15,701 (In-State)
$21,939 (Out-of-State)
$17,200 (In-State)
$23,438 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$4,651 (In-State)
$10,889 (Out-of-State)
$4,651 (In-State)
$10,889 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,253$1,253
Living Costs$9,798$11,297
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Mississippi Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Mississippi colleges and universities is $4,651 for in-state students and $10,889 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 0.55% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Mississippi Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$4,624$4,796 $4,995$4,651
Out-Of-State$10,804$10,814 $10,829$10,889
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Mississippi Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Mississippi colleges and universities is $8,878 for in-state students and $13,209 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 1.98% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Mississippi Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$7,505$7,827 $8,143$8,878
Out-Of-State$13,417$12,989 $12,952$13,209
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Mississippi Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average books & supplies costs of Mississippi colleges and universities is $1,253. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -0.50% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Mississippi Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
Books & Supplies$1,276$1,211 $1,259$1,253
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Mississippi Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average living costs of Mississippi colleges and universities is $9,798 when a student lives on campus and $11,297 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 0.66% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are decreased by -1.28% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Living Costs
Mississippi Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
On-Campus$9,383$9,486 $9,734$9,798
Off-Campus$11,126$11,068 $11,443$11,297
[Chart] Living Costs - Mississippi Colleges