B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    B+
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    A+
Mississippi College is ...
Private not-for-profit, Baptist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Gulf South Conference
Address
200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, MS 39056
Website

Mississippi College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
49%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
940-1243
ACT Range
21-28
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$16,804/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $14,366/ year
  • $30-48k
    $15,657/ year
  • $49-75k
    $17,491/ year
  • $76-110k
    $17,793/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,248/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.43 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.38 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.38 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,721Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
16%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 12 responses
Report
  • Considerate and friendly
    50%
  • Conservative, religous
    25%
  • Burdened by shallow culture; ultimately, caring.
    17%
  • Servant heart
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
96%
Poll
60%
of students say they don't have Greek life.40 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 17 responses
Report
  • Passionate
    53%
  • God-ordained
    18%
  • Ring By Spring
    12%
  • Sucks
    12%
  • Qulaty education in minimum cost
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
59%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.24 responses
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Mississippi College is a wonderful private institution nestled just west of Jackson, Mississippi. Located in suburbia, it is a safe and small environment. The professors are all top-notch and very helpful, with great Christian witnesses and attitudes. Professor to student ratio is wonderful, and office hours are helpful if needed. Free tutoring is also available! In the future, I would like to see Mississippi College expand and grow. It is a wonderful school.
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I live in MS, am a non-traditional student and looking to change careers by pursuing my Masters degree in a subject that is not associated with my Bachelors degree. I had two colleges within the state on my list. The first one was not willing to work with me AT ALL. They basically wanted me to start over with a Bachelors degree and waste 4 more years of my life. I then visited Mississippi College and it was a completely different experience. The professors were extremely excited about my choice and assured me that my BS degree was not a problem and that they would build my pre-requisites into the Graduate degree. They treated me like a perspective graduate student/adult instead of an incoming 18 year old freshman like the "other guys". I am so pleased and proud to be a Choctaw!
Going to Mississippi College has been one of the best decisions and experiences I have had! The people are so friendly and caring! The staff put in so much effort to ensure your success and well being. Not to mention the warm atmosphere and homie feel you get as soon as you walk on campus. Also very God centered and serving oriented!