Top Rated Mississippi Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Mississippi for 2022

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Mississippi as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2022 as the best public college in Mississippi is University of Mississippi. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


8 results

University of Mississippi
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University, MS
University of Mississippi

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Value in Mississippi

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

Applications Due Jun 15

Mississippi State University
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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 University for Women
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Columbus, MS
 
Mississippi University for Women

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

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

Applications Due Jul 15

University of Southern Mississippi
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Hattiesburg, MS
University of Southern Mississippi

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities 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

#5 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

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

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities 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
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HBCU
Jackson, MS
Jackson State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities 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
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Cleveland, MS
 
Delta State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

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

Applications Due Aug 1