Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - Mississippi

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Mississippi was home to 30 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 30 institutions enrolled 169,781 students in fall 2017: 149,585 in undergraduate programs and 20,196 in graduate programs. A total of 67,602 students attending post-secondary school in Mississippi took at least one distance education course, representing 39.8 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 21,442 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 18,267 (85.1%) of those residing in the state of Mississippi.

The majority of institutions were public: including 8 four-year schools and 15 two-year schools. The state was also home to 7 private nonprofit four-year schools. Students enrolled in Mississippi's higher education institutions were enrolled in bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.

30 Degree Granting Institutions

 

169,781 Students Enrolled

 

67,602 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 169,781 students in fall 2017, the 30 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of Mississippi offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in Mississippi offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

Featured Schools

Saint Leo University

Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in Mississippi

Alcorn State University
1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Blue Mountain College
201 W Main St
Blue Mountain, MS 38610-9509 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Copiah-Lincoln Community College
1001 Co-Lin Lane
Wesson, MS 39191 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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East Central Community College
15738 Highway 15
Decatur, MS 39327-0129 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Hinds Community College
608 Hinds Boulevard
Raymond, MS 39154 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Itawamba Community College
602 W Hill Street
Fulton, MS 38843-1099 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Jones County Junior College
900 South Court Street
Ellisville, MS 39437 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Millsaps College
1701 N State St
Jackson, MS 39210-0001 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Mississippi Delta Community College
Hwy 3 and Cherry St
Moorhead, MS 38761 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Mississippi State University
Lee Boulevard
Mississippi State, MS 39762 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
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Mississippi Valley State University
14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Northwest Mississippi Community College
4975 Hwy 51 N
Senatobia, MS 38668-1714 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Rust College
150 Rust Avenue
Holly Springs, MS 38635 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Tougaloo College
500 W County Line Rd
Tougaloo, MS 39174 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive # 0001
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Belhaven University
1500 Peachtree St
Jackson, MS 39202 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Coahoma Community College
3240 Friars Point Rd
Clarksdale, MS 38614 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Delta State University
1003 W Sunflower Road
Cleveland, MS 38733 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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East Mississippi Community College
1512 Kemper Street
Scooba, MS 39358-0158 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Holmes Community College
#1 Hill St
Goodman, MS 39079 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Jackson State University
1400 J R Lynch Street
Jackson, MS 39217 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Meridian Community College
910 Hwy 19 N
Meridian, MS 39307-5801 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Mississippi College
200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, MS 39058 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
51 Main Street
Perkinston, MS 39573 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Mississippi University for Women
1100 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Northeast Mississippi Community College
101 Cunningham Blvd
Booneville, MS 38829 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Pearl River Community College
101 Hwy 11 N
Poplarville, MS 39470 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Southwest Mississippi Community College
1156 College Dr
Summit, MS 39666-0000 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Mississippi
Oxford, Mississippi
University, MS 38677-1848 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
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William Carey University
710 William Carey Parkway
Hattiesburg, MS 39401-5499 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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