Best Mississippi Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Mississippi for 2021

There are 37 colleges and universities in Mississippi enrolling 169,121 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, Mississippi State University, William Carey 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

  • 22,456enrollment
  • $14,672net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1250SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Mississippi State University
M
Mississippi State, MS
Mississippi State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 21,974enrollment
  • $16,471net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA
William Carey University
W
Hattiesburg, MS
William Carey University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 5,042enrollment
  • $10,397net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 950-1180SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.46*Avg GPA
Mississippi College
M
Clinton, MS
Mississippi College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 5,103enrollment
  • $18,040net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1230SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA
Mississippi University for Women
M
Columbus, MS
 
Mississippi University for Women

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 2,711enrollment
  • $11,725net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 960-1200SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.27*Avg GPA
Delta State University
D
Cleveland, MS
 
Delta State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 3,715enrollment
  • $12,593net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 980-1250SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.11Avg GPA
University of Southern Mississippi
S
Hattiesburg, MS
University of Southern Mississippi

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 14,509enrollment
  • $14,485net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
Jackson State University
J
HBCU
Jackson, MS
Jackson State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Mississippi

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 3,658enrollment
  • $13,907net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 800-970SAT range
  • 16-24ACT range
  • 2.96Avg GPA
Mississippi Valley State University
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HBCU
Itta Bena, MS
 
Mississippi Valley State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Mississippi

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 640enrollment
  • $12,195net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
Coahoma Community College
C
HBCU
Clarksdale, MS
 
Coahoma Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,895enrollment
  • $1,153net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Antonelli College Jackson
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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

 

  • 3,094enrollment
  • $5,273net 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

 

  • 2,603enrollment
  • $5,551net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
East Mississippi Community College
E
Scooba, MS
 
East Mississippi Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 4,000enrollment
  • $6,951net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
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