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23 Colleges
3,767 Yearly Graduations
$24,217 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$19,165 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, Mississippi is ranked #34 in the country with 3,767 degrees handed out in 2019. Mississippi colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $6,054 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $8,209 per year.

An estimated 42% of college students in Mississippi take out loans, with the average loan amount being $4,791 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
456 Yearly Degrees
$7,525 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,505 undergraduates at MUW, of which 2,002 are full-time, and there are 2,711 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 25% are men and 75% are women.

Roughly 70% of students at MUW take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,882 a year. MUW has a 8.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MUW is $29,400.

#2

University of Mississippi

University, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
375 Yearly Degrees
$8,828 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 22,456 students at Ole Miss in total, 18,007 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 16,636 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Ole Miss is 4.4 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 41% of students at Ole Miss take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,672 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Ole Miss with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
303 Yearly Degrees
$8,896 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Southern Mississippi is 14,509, of which 11,920 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,846 are full-time. For undergraduates at Southern Miss, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

68% of Southern Miss students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,738 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southern Miss is $30,200.

#4

Hinds Community College

Raymond, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
296 Yearly Degrees
$3,450 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,925 full-time undergraduates at Hinds Community College, and 12,521 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 46% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,946 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,100 during the early-career years.

#5

Northwest Mississippi Community College

Senatobia, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
291 Yearly Degrees
$3,190 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northwest Mississippi Community College is 7,618, which includes 4,652 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

15% of NWCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,282 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,700 during the early-career years.

#6

Meridian Community College

Meridian, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
284 Yearly Degrees
$3,278 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,494 students at MCC in total, 2,374 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 11% of students at MCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $2,358 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Perkinston, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
241 Yearly Degrees
$3,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is 8,950, which includes 5,756 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 32% of students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,487 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,100 during the early-career years.

#8

Mississippi College

Clinton, Mississippi
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
179 Yearly Degrees
$18,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,232 undergraduates at MC, of which 2,772 are full-time, and there are 5,103 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at MC is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 39%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

52% of MC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,959 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MC is $31,700.

#9

Pearl River Community College

Poplarville, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
144 Yearly Degrees
$3,500 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Pearl River Community College is 4,836, which includes 3,640 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

30% of Pearl River Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,074 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Pearl River Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Holmes Community College

Goodman, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
141 Yearly Degrees
$3,410 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,678 students at Holmes Community College in total, 3,527 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

30% of Holmes Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $2,444 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Holmes Community College is $22,600.

#11

Itawamba Community College

Fulton, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
140 Yearly Degrees
$3,160 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Itawamba Community College is 4,930, which includes 3,270 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

18% of ICC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,627 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,600 during the early-career years.

#12

William Carey University

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
136 Yearly Degrees
$12,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at William Carey University is 5,042, of which 3,249 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,912 are full-time. For undergraduates at William Carey University, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 49% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 82% of students at William Carey University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,968 a year. William Carey University has a 7.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from William Carey University is $31,400.

#13

Jones County Junior College

Ellisville, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
135 Yearly Degrees
$3,830 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,496 students at Jones County Junior College in total, 3,278 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

13% of Jones County Junior College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,982 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,400 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
125 Yearly Degrees
$3,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,025 students at SMCC in total, 1,602 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,600 during the early-career years.

#15

Northeast Mississippi Community College

Booneville, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
108 Yearly Degrees
$3,976 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,679 full-time undergraduates at Northeast Mississippi Community College, and 3,512 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 23% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,079 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northeast Mississippi Community College is $23,500.

#16

Delta State University

Cleveland, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
87 Yearly Degrees
$7,671 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,075 undergraduates at Delta State University, of which 1,989 are full-time, and there are 3,715 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Roughly 65% of students at Delta State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,021 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Delta State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Mississippi Delta Community College

Moorhead, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
76 Yearly Degrees
$3,085 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,373 students at Mississippi Delta Community College in total, 1,731 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,100 during the early-career years.

#18

East Mississippi Community College

Scooba, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
50 Yearly Degrees
$3,540 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at East Mississippi Community College is 4,000, which includes 2,360 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

37% of EMCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,257 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from EMCC is $21,200.

#19

Copiah-Lincoln Community College

Wesson, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
48 Yearly Degrees
$3,180 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,087 full-time undergraduates at Copiah-Lincoln Community College, and 3,094 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

22% of Copiah-Lincoln Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,476 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Copiah-Lincoln Community College is $21,300.

#19

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
48 Yearly Degrees
$7,290 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Alcorn State University is 3,658, of which 3,173 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,855 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 79%. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

86% of Alcorn State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,739 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Alcorn State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

East Central Community College

Decatur, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees
$2,950 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,603 students at East Central Community College in total, 1,785 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

22% of East Central Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,248 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,100 during the early-career years.

#22

Coahoma Community College

Clarksdale, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
42 Yearly Degrees
$3,003 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Coahoma Community College is 1,895, which includes 1,361 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Students who graduate from Coahoma Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $16,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Belhaven University

Jackson, Mississippi
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
19 Yearly Degrees
$26,201 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Belhaven University is 4,205, of which 2,307 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,155 are full-time. It takes the average Belhaven undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 59%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,585 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,700 during the early-career years.

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