Top Rated Mississippi Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Mississippi for 2024

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Mississippi as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2024 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

  • 22,300enrollment
  • $14,289net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Mississippi State University
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Mississippi State, MS

Mississippi State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Mississippi

  • 22,649enrollment
  • $15,364net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Delta State University
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Cleveland, MS
 

Delta State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 2,556enrollment
  • $14,138net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 940-1280SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

Mississippi University for Women
M
Columbus, MS
 

Mississippi University for Women

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 2,339enrollment
  • $12,691net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 850-1180SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

University of Southern Mississippi
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Hattiesburg, MS

University of Southern Mississippi

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 13,526enrollment
  • $14,427net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Jackson State University
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HBCU
Jackson, MS

Jackson State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 6,906enrollment
  • $15,292net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1073-1210SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Mississippi Valley State University
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HBCU
Itta Bena, MS

Mississippi Valley State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 1,879enrollment
  • $11,598net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 13-22ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA

Alcorn State University
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HBCU
Alcorn State, MS

Alcorn State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

  • 2,933enrollment
  • $14,864net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 903-1115SAT range
  • 15-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA