Mississippi Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in Mississippi?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Mississippi was $8,048 for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is $5,894 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Mississippi cheaper than average as the 48th most expensive and 5th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $198 from the 2015-2016 average of $7,850 and represents a 2.52% annual increase. The list of Mississippi colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 37 colleges and universities in Mississippi, the most popular being University of Mississippi with 21,159 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,644. Millsaps College is the most expensive in Mississippi with an in-state tuition of $34,810.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Mississippi colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Mississippi or cheap Mississippi colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Explore Mississippi Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Alcorn State University
Alcorn State, 2,788 Students
$5,269 21 33
Antonelli College Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg, 182 Students
$15,980 - -
Antonelli College Jackson
Jackson, 240 Students
$15,980 - -
Belhaven University
Jackson, 1,359 Students
$22,726 - -
Blue Cliff College Gulfport
Gulfport, 384 Students
$14,120 - -
Blue Mountain College
Blue Mountain, 510 Students
$9,518 42 78
Coahoma Community College
Clarksdale, 1,569 Students
$2,450 - -
Copiah Lincoln Community College
Wesson, 2,206 Students
$2,390 - -
Delta State University
Cleveland, 2,619 Students
$6,298 29 49
East Central Community College
Decatur, 1,767 Students
$2,080 - -
East Mississippi Community College
Scooba, 2,513 Students
$2,400 - -
Hinds Community College
Raymond, 7,088 Students
$2,640 - -
Holmes Community College
Goodman, 3,800 Students
$2,230 - -
Itawamba Community College
Fulton, 3,611 Students
$2,500 - -
Jackson State University
Jackson, 7,335 Students
$7,141 38 73
Jones County Junior College
Ellisville, 3,652 Students
$2,920 - -
Meridian Community College
Meridian, 2,473 Students
$2,200 - -
Miller Motte Technical College Gulfport
Gulfport, 7 Students
$9,000 - -
Millsaps College
Jackson, 834 Students
$34,810 74 71
Mississippi College
Clinton, 3,927 Students
$15,800 72 77