College Costs in Mississippi

The 2024 Directory of Mississippi Colleges and Prices

Mississippi Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2024

How much does it cost to attend college in Mississippi?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Mississippi was $9,072 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $6,058 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Mississippi cheaper than average as the 47th most expensive state or district to attend college. This is a change of $893 from the 2019-2020 average of $8,179 and represents a 10.92% annual increase in tuition costs. The list of Mississippi colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

This analysis surveyed tuition data from the 37 colleges and universities in Mississippi, the most popular being Mississippi State University with 18,862 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,110. Millsaps College is the most expensive in Mississippi with an in-state tuition of $40,140.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.


37 results

Mississippi State University
M
Mississippi State, MS

Mississippi State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$9,110 Tuition

#3 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 23,086enrollment
  • $16,402net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1280SAT range
  • 21-30ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

University of Mississippi
M
University, MS

University of Mississippi

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

$8,934 Tuition

#1 Best Value in Mississippi

  • 21,203enrollment
  • $13,540net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1025-1225SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Jackson State University
J
HBCU
Jackson, MS

Jackson State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$8,270 Tuition

#6 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 7,080enrollment
  • $14,915net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 940-980SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Alcorn State University
A
HBCU
Alcorn State, MS

Alcorn State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$7,566 Tuition

#5 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 3,074enrollment
  • $17,938net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 853-1073SAT range
  • 17-26ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

University of Southern Mississippi
S
Hattiesburg, MS

University of Southern Mississippi

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

$9,094 Tuition

#4 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 14,146enrollment
  • $14,794net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Millsaps College
M
Jackson, MS

Millsaps College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$40,140 Tuition

 

  • 666enrollment
  • $24,263net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1135-1354SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Mississippi College
M
Clinton, MS

Mississippi College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$18,900 Tuition

#3 Best Value Colleges in Mississippi

  • 4,250enrollment
  • $18,800net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1260SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.56Estimated Avg GPA

East Mississippi Community College
E
Scooba, MS
 

East Mississippi Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$3,500 Tuition

 

  • 3,277enrollment
  • $6,798net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Delta State University
D
Cleveland, MS
 

Delta State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

$8,190 Tuition

#8 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 2,727enrollment
  • $14,299net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 950-1190SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

Jones County Junior College
J
Ellisville, MS
 

Jones County Junior College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$3,750 Tuition

 

  • 4,345enrollment
  • $6,157net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Mississippi Valley State University
M
HBCU
Itta Bena, MS

Mississippi Valley State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$7,048 Tuition

#7 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 2,064enrollment
  • $11,064net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 13-22ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA

Belhaven University
B
Jackson, MS
 

Belhaven University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$27,450 Tuition

#3 Best Private Colleges in Mississippi

  • 4,278enrollment
  • $18,324net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 980-1260SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Hinds Community College
H
HBCU
Raymond, MS

Hinds Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$3,500 Tuition

 

  • 10,802enrollment
  • $4,045net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.25Avg GPA

Rust College
R
HBCU
Holly Springs, MS

Rust College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

$9,900 Tuition

 

  • 768enrollment
  • $8,644net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.66Avg GPA

William Carey University
W
Hattiesburg, MS

William Carey University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$13,050 Tuition

#1 Best Private Colleges in Mississippi

  • 5,738enrollment
  • $14,834net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 980-1320SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.46Estimated Avg GPA

Northwest Mississippi Community College
N
Senatobia, MS
 

Northwest Mississippi Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$3,200 Tuition

 

  • 6,841enrollment
  • $6,459net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 17

Itawamba Community College
I
Fulton, MS
 

Itawamba Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,900 Tuition

 

  • 4,348enrollment
  • $5,042net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Blue Mountain College
B
Blue Mountain, MS
 

Blue Mountain College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$17,380 Tuition

 

  • 989enrollment
  • $13,682net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1160SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Mississippi University for Women
M
Columbus, MS
 

Mississippi University for Women

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$7,656 Tuition

#3 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 2,477enrollment
  • $13,023net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 850-1180SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

Tougaloo College
T
HBCU
Tougaloo, MS
 

Tougaloo College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$10,384 Tuition

 

  • 713enrollment
  • $12,967net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 790-1090SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 2.8Avg GPA

Meridian Community College
M
Meridian, MS
 

Meridian Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$3,320 Tuition

 

  • 2,718enrollment
  • $6,622net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Northeast Mississippi Community College
N
Booneville, MS
 

Northeast Mississippi Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$3,920 Tuition

 

  • 3,284enrollment
  • $5,861net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Pearl River Community College
P
Poplarville, MS
 

Pearl River Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$3,250 Tuition

 

  • 4,986enrollment
  • $5,047net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
M
Perkinston, MS

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$3,300 Tuition

 

  • 8,208enrollment
  • $7,074net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Holmes Community College
H
Goodman, MS
 

Holmes Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,700 Tuition

 

  • 4,890enrollment
  • $6,045net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Coahoma Community College
C
HBCU
Clarksdale, MS
 

Coahoma Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,850 Tuition

 

  • 1,561enrollment
  • -$211net 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

$2,860 Tuition

 

  • 2,219enrollment
  • $4,923net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Southwest Mississippi Community College
S
Summit, MS
 

Southwest Mississippi Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,980 Tuition

 

  • 1,673enrollment
  • $5,051net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

Mississippi Delta Community College
M
Moorhead, MS
 

Mississippi Delta Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$3,090 Tuition

 

  • 2,178enrollment
  • $2,167net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Antonelli College Hattiesburg
A
Hattiesburg, MS
 

Antonelli College Hattiesburg

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$15,980 Tuition

 

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

University of Phoenix Jackson Campus
P
Flowood, MS
 

University of Phoenix Jackson Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$9,480 Tuition

 

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

Virginia College Biloxi
V
Biloxi, MS
 

Virginia College Biloxi

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$13,932 Tuition

 

  • 313enrollment
  • $29,510net 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

$3,000 Tuition

 

  • 2,837enrollment
  • $4,875net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Miller Motte Technical College Gulfport
M
Gulfport, MS
 

Miller Motte Technical College Gulfport

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$9,000 Tuition

 

  • 10enrollment
  • $19,425net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Southeastern Baptist College
S
Laurel, MS
 

Southeastern Baptist College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$6,000 Tuition

 

  • 90enrollment
  • $7,634net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 16-17ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Antonelli College Jackson
A
Jackson, MS
 

Antonelli College Jackson

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$15,980 Tuition

 

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

Blue Cliff College Gulfport
B
Gulfport, MS
 

Blue Cliff College Gulfport

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$14,120 Tuition

 

  • 345enrollment
  • $20,047net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA