Mississippi College


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Mississippi


Founded in 1826, Mississippi College has many distinctions: it is the oldest college in Mississippi, the largest private college in Mississippi, and the second oldest Baptist university in the United States. Students come from 40 states and 30 countries. The attractive 320-acre campus is located in Clinton, Mississippi, just a short drive from Jackson. Undergraduates can choose from 80 areas of study; professional fields such as business, education, nursing, and kinesiology are the most popular. Academics are supported by a 15 to 1 student / faculty ratio. The college frequently ranks well for its value and commitment to community service. Student life is active with over 40 organizations. Athletics are also popular with 12 intramural sports, 2 club sports, and 16 varsity sports (8 men's and 8 women's). The Mississippi College Choctaws compete in the NCAA Division III American Southwest Conference. The college made my list of the top Mississippi colleges.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Biomedical Sciences, Business Administration, Elementary Education, History, Kinesiology (Exercise Science), Nursing

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 4741
Total Grad Students: 1634
Undergraduate Students: 3107
Faculty: 172

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 28:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1

Percent Male: 40%
Percent Female: 60%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 40%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 55%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

200 South Capitol Street
Clinton Mississippi 39058


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 21 27
English 21 29
Math 19 25
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 480 630
Math 490 590

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 44%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -44%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1100

Other Expenses: 3375

Room and Board: 6340

Tuition and Fees: 14038

Total Cost: 24853

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6086

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 58%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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