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Total Enrollment 171,871
Undergraduate 151,964
Graduate 19,907
Men 67,470
Women 104,401

Student Population at Mississippi Colleges

At Mississippi colleges, there are 171,871 students including 151,964 undergraduate and 19,907 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2019-2020. By attending status, there are 125,482 full-time and 46,389 part-time students with gender distribution of67,470 male and 104,401 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

Mississippi colleges have a total enrollment of 171,871 with a gender distribution of 39.26% male and 60.74% female students for academic year 2019-2020.
Student Population By Gender
Mississippi Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total171,87167,470104,401
Undergraduate151,96460,24291,722
Graduate19,9077,22812,679
Full-time125,48250,94574,537
Part-time46,38916,52529,864
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - Mississippi Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

Mississippi colleges have a total of 125,482 full-time students and 46,389 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 115,295 students are attending classes with full-time status and 36,669 are part-time students. In graduate school, 10,187 students are full-time and 9,720 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Mississippi Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total171,871125,48246,389
Undergraduate151,964115,29536,669
Graduate19,90710,1879,720
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - Mississippi Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For Mississippi colleges, 23,553 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 47,503 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 171,871 students. In undergraduate schools, 62,052 students enrolled in online courses and 9,004 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2019-2020)
Mississippi Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students171,871151,96419,907
Online Exclusively23,55316,6806,873
In Some Online Classes47,50345,3722,131
Not In Online Classes100,81589,91210,903
[Chart] Mississippi Colleges and Universities Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Mississippi colleges. There are 93,674 Caucasian, 61,737 Black/African American, 2,202 Asian, and 4,434 Hispanic students in Mississippi colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
Mississippi Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total171,87167,470104,401
American Indian/Native American843302541
Asian2,2021,0221,180
Black/African American61,73720,99640,741
Hispanic4,4341,8782,556
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader1185959
White93,67439,06854,606
Two More3,0591,2271,832
Un-Known2,6661,1171,549
[Chart] Mississippi Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution