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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. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $6,054 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $8,209 a 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 2,811 students at MUW in total, 2,594 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,026 are full-time. It takes the average MUW undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

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

70% of MUW students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

Students who graduate from MUW with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

University of Mississippi

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

There are 17,150 undergraduates at Ole Miss, of which 15,902 are full-time, and there are 21,617 students altogether. For undergraduates at Ole Miss, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Around 40% of accepted students 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 student loan default rate of 7.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Ole Miss is $35,100.

#3

University of Southern Mississippi

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

There are 14,133 students at Southern Miss in total, 11,594 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,654 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

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 average amount of student loans is $6,738 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Southern Miss with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Hinds Community College

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

There are 11,827 students at Hinds Community College in total, 6,953 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

46% of Hinds Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Hinds Community College is $21,100.

#5

Northwest Mississippi Community College

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

There are 4,534 full-time undergraduates at NWCC, and 7,537 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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

The total student population at Meridian Community College is 3,402, which includes 2,291 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MCC is $22,100.

#7

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

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

There are 8,954 students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in total, 5,676 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

32% of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is $22,100.

#8

Mississippi College

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

There are 2,944 undergraduates at MC, of which 2,516 are full-time, and there are 4,733 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%. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Roughly 52% of students at MC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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

There are 5,157 students at Pearl River Community College in total, 3,824 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at Pearl River Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,500 during the early-career years.

#10

Holmes Community College

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

The total student population at Holmes Community College is 5,529, which includes 3,343 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 typical student loan amount 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 4,768, which includes 3,172 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 18% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

Students who graduate from ICC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 5,040, of which 3,210 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,901 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

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

Approximately 82% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,968 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from William Carey University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Jones County Junior College

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

There are 3,136 full-time undergraduates at Jones County Junior College, and 4,536 students altogether. 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 2,128 students at SMCC in total, 1,697 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Students who graduate from SMCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Northeast Mississippi Community College

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

There are 3,606 students at Northeast Mississippi Community College in total, 2,753 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

23% of Northeast Mississippi Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from Northeast Mississippi Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Delta State University

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

The total student population at Delta State University is 3,751, of which 3,109 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,981 are full-time. It takes the average Delta State University undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

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

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Delta State University is $29,100.

#17

Mississippi Delta Community College

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

There are 2,516 students at Mississippi Delta Community College in total, 1,671 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Students who graduate from Mississippi Delta Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $19,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

East Mississippi Community College

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

There are 3,832 students at EMCC in total, 2,593 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 37% of students at EMCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from EMCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Copiah-Lincoln Community College

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

The total student population at Copiah-Lincoln Community College is 3,113, which includes 2,068 full-time undergraduates. 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,300 during the early-career years.

#19

Alcorn State University

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

There are 3,069 undergraduates at Alcorn State, of which 2,729 are full-time, and there are 3,523 students altogether. It takes the average Alcorn State undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Approximately 86% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Alcorn State is $23,100.

#21

East Central Community College

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

There are 1,676 full-time undergraduates at East Central Community College, and 2,419 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 22% of students at East Central Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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

There are 1,379 full-time undergraduates at Coahoma Community College, and 1,808 students altogether. 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

There are 4,574 students at Belhaven in total, 2,369 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,199 are full-time. For undergraduates at Belhaven, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

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

Roughly 75% of students at Belhaven take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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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