Mississippi Schools – 4 Year Colleges

Mississippi – 15 Schools – Quick Facts 2020*:

* Mississippi Schools:LocationUndergrad
In-State TuitionOut-of-State TuitionAnnual Room & Board% with FA from SchoolAverage FA from School% with FA -All SourcesAverage FA - all SourcesSAT Math 25%SAT Math 75%ACT Comp 25%ACT Comp 75%Adm RateGrad Rate
Alcorn State UniversityAlcorn State2,8557,2907,29010,37447%8,450 88%9,738 390460162458%41%
Belhaven UniversityJackson1,15526,20226,2028,80094%14,241 95%16,954 49%50%
Blue Mountain CollegeBlue Mountain58314,10014,1007,10094%7,830 98%10,279 590600182396%48%
Delta State UniversityCleveland1,9897,6717,6717,90865%5,169 88%7,143 510630182494%39%
Jackson State UniversityJackson4,8408,4459,4459,70262%6,506 95%9,555 433540172168%38%
Millsaps CollegeJackson79241,31441,31414,210100%29,133 100%31,896 530650212669%72%
Mississippi CollegeClinton2,77218,80018,80010,61099%13,458 100%15,841 500590222942%57%
Mississippi State UniversityMississippi State16,8398,91023,95010,43686%9,969 95%11,561 530650223054%61%
Mississippi University for WomenColumbus2,0027,5257,5257,64864%4,171 93%7,762 490590182597%40%
Mississippi Valley State UniversityItta Bena1,5176,7466,7467,99838%6,476 95%8,690 162165%32%
Rust CollegeHolly Springs7619,9009,9004,30055%2,714 100%6,349 50%28%
Tougaloo CollegeTougaloo69610,86110,8616,40041%9,419 99%9,653 360490152271%50%
University of MississippiUniversity16,6368,82825,10010,73463%11,047 76%11,755 500620212988%66%
University of Southern MississippiHattiesburg9,8468,89610,89610,93761%5,761 88%8,064 192697%49%
William Carey UniversityHattiesburg1,91212,75012,7506,27298%9,004 99%11,985 460610202855%47%

* Public and Private not-for-profit Universities & Colleges offering 4 year (Bachelor’s) degrees and with undergraduate enrollment of 200 or more during the 2019-20 fiscal year. Listing also includes community colleges that offer Bachelor degrees in addition to Associate (2 year) degrees. For-profit Universities & Colleges and 100% online/remote only schools are not included in this listing. All information as reported is from institutional data compiled by the US Department of Education.

Explanation of Table Headings:

% with FA from School: Percentage of full-time undergraduate students who received some form of financial assistance directly from the school. Financial Assistance (FA) includes scholarships and awards based on academic, athletic, financial need and other considerations.

Average FA from School: Average annual dollar value of financial assistance to  full-time undergraduate students who received  awards directly from the school.

% with FA -All Sources: Percentage of full-time undergraduate students who received some type of school, federal or other financial assistance.

Average FA – all Sources: Average annual dollar value of financial assistance to full-time undergraduate students who received some type of school, federal or other FA. Student loans are not included in this figure.

SAT & ACT Percentiles: Our data reports the 25th & 75th percentiles for SAT Math & ACT Composite scores of incoming students. Accordingly, the scores for the middle half of incoming students were within this range.

25% SAT Math & ACT Comp: 25% of the students admitted scored at this Percentile or below;  75% scored above this level.

75% SAT Math & ACT Comp: 75% of the students admitted scored at this Percentile or below; 25% scored above this level.

Adm Rate: Admission rate for incoming class – this is the percentage of total applicants who were offered admission and enrolled in the fall.

Grad Rate: Percentage of students who graduated within  6 years  from time of first enrollment.  The 6 year national graduation average for students seeking four year degrees is 59%. The 6-year graduation rate was 58% at public institutions,  65% at private non-profit institutions, and 32% at private for-profit institutions.