Colleges Near Jackson

Colleges and universities near me in the Jackson, Mississippi area

There are 4 colleges in Jackson and 21 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 80,391 students.

Located in Mississippi with a population of 173,514, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Jackson. Driving time to these schools from Jackson should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is William Carey University in Hattiesburg. The largest college in the area is University of Southern Mississippi enrolling 14,509 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Jackson.


21 results

Jackson State University
J
HBCU
Jackson, MS
Jackson State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 7,250enrollment
  • $14,050net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 883-1080SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 2.93Avg GPA

1 miles from Jackson

Belhaven University
B
Jackson, MS
 
Belhaven University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,205enrollment
  • $17,840net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA

3 miles from Jackson

Millsaps College
M
Jackson, MS
Millsaps College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 865enrollment
  • $24,457net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1290SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA

2 miles from Jackson

Antonelli College Jackson
A
Jackson, MS
 
Antonelli College Jackson

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 193enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Jackson

Mississippi College
M
Clinton, MS
Mississippi College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Private Colleges in Mississippi

  • 5,103enrollment
  • $18,040net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1230SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

7 miles from Jackson

Tougaloo College
T
HBCU
Tougaloo, MS
 
Tougaloo College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 736enrollment
  • $12,590net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 740-990SAT range
  • 15-22ACT range
  • 3.17*Avg GPA

7 miles from Jackson

University of Phoenix Jackson Campus
P
Flowood, MS
 
University of Phoenix Jackson Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 34enrollment
  • $17,323net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Jackson

Hinds Community College
H
HBCU
Raymond, MS
 
Hinds Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 12,521enrollment
  • $3,775net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Jackson

Copiah Lincoln Community College
C
Wesson, MS
 
Copiah Lincoln Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,094enrollment
  • $5,273net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Jackson

Holmes Community College
H
Goodman, MS
 
Holmes Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,678enrollment
  • $4,977net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

48 miles from Jackson

Alcorn State University
A
HBCU
Alcorn State, MS
Alcorn State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 3,658enrollment
  • $13,907net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 800-970SAT range
  • 16-24ACT range
  • 2.96Avg GPA

62 miles from Jackson

East Central Community College
E
Decatur, MS
 
East Central Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,603enrollment
  • $5,551net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

65 miles from Jackson

Southwest Mississippi Community College
S
Summit, MS
 
Southwest Mississippi Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,025enrollment
  • $4,905net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

72 miles from Jackson

Southeastern Baptist College
S
Laurel, MS
 
Southeastern Baptist College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 72enrollment
  • $4,664net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

74 miles from Jackson

Jones County Junior College
J
Ellisville, MS
 
Jones County Junior College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,496enrollment
  • $5,512net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

77 miles from Jackson

Mississippi Delta Community College
M
Moorhead, MS
 
Mississippi Delta Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,373enrollment
  • $2,409net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

80 miles from Jackson

Mississippi Valley State University
M
HBCU
Itta Bena, MS
 
Mississippi Valley State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 2,285enrollment
  • $12,024net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 2.74Avg GPA

83 miles from Jackson

Antonelli College Hattiesburg
A
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Antonelli College Hattiesburg

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 155enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

84 miles from Jackson

FAQ's

The closest community college is Hinds Community College and is 12.5 miles from Jackson. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Hinds Community College are $3,450 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Hinds Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.