Mississippi Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Mississippi by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 17 colleges in Mississippi with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Mississippi? Southeastern Baptist College tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $6,275. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Mississippi list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

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

List of Mississippi Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Southeastern Baptist College

Laurel, MS

$6,275
Mississippi Valley State University

Itta Bena, MS

$7,068
Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, MS

$7,756
Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, MS

$8,176
Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

$8,360
Jackson State University

Jackson, MS

$8,445
University of Mississippi

University, MS

$9,044
University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS

$9,204
Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

$9,220
University of Phoenix Jackson Campus

Flowood, MS

$9,480
Rust College

Holly Springs, MS

$9,900
Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, MS

$10,861
William Carey University

Hattiesburg, MS

$14,100
Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, MS

$17,380
Mississippi College

Clinton, MS

$20,364
Belhaven University

Jackson, MS

$27,825
Millsaps College

Jackson, MS

$42,960