Best Mississippi Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Mississippi for 2022

There are 37 colleges and universities in Mississippi enrolling 162,946 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Mississippi below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Mississippi offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

 Mississippi is home to nationally ranked institutions like University of Mississippi, William Carey University, Mississippi State University and Mississippi College. The highest ranked college in Mississippi is University of Mississippi and the top rated public state college is also University of Mississippi.

Local college options can be explored in Jackson or other cities.


37 results

List of the Best Mississippi Colleges

University of Mississippi
M
University, MS
University of Mississippi

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 21,014enrollment
  • $13,540net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1230SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

William Carey University
W
Hattiesburg, MS
William Carey University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 5,472enrollment
  • $14,834net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1330SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.46Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Mississippi State University
M
Mississippi State, MS
Mississippi State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 22,986enrollment
  • $16,402net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1270SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Mississippi College
M
Clinton, MS
Mississippi College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 4,667enrollment
  • $18,800net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1260SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.44Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

Mississippi University for Women
M
Columbus, MS
 
Mississippi University for Women

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 2,704enrollment
  • $13,023net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 990-1300SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Belhaven University
B
Jackson, MS
 
Belhaven University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 4,999enrollment
  • $18,324net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 995-1135SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

University of Southern Mississippi
S
Hattiesburg, MS
University of Southern Mississippi

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 14,606enrollment
  • $14,794net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Alcorn State University
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HBCU
Alcorn State, MS
Alcorn State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 3,230enrollment
  • $17,938net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 800-960SAT range
  • 16-25ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 2,032enrollment
  • $11,064net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 13-22ACT range
  • 2.88Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

Jackson State University
J
HBCU
Jackson, MS
Jackson State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 6,921enrollment
  • $14,915net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 890-1050SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

Applications Due May 15

Delta State University
D
Cleveland, MS
 
Delta State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 2,999enrollment
  • $14,299net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 885-1125SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Blue Mountain College
B
Blue Mountain, MS
 
Blue Mountain College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 952enrollment
  • $13,682net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1060SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Coahoma Community College
C
HBCU
Clarksdale, MS
 
Coahoma Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,612enrollment
  • ($211)net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

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

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,907enrollment
  • $4,875net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,388enrollment
  • $4,923net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jan 10

East Mississippi Community College
E
Scooba, MS
 
East Mississippi Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 3,392enrollment
  • $6,798net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Hinds Community College
H
HBCU
Raymond, MS
Hinds Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 11,181enrollment
  • $4,045net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.25Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 17