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Cheapest Colleges in Mississippi by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Mississippi these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Mississippi list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Mississippi tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Mississippi are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2016/2017 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Mississippi? Leading the colleges list is Southeastern Baptist College in Laurel with an in state total cost of $8,590.

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 rating methodology.

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.

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Mississippi's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
In State Total Cost College Rating $Value
$8,590
In State Total Cost
1) Southeastern Baptist College
Laurel, Private Not For Profit
- -
$13,850
In State Total Cost
2) Rust College
Holly Springs, Private Not For Profit
- -
$14,494
In State Total Cost
3) Mississippi University for Women
Columbus, Public Not For Profit
29 66
$14,792
In State Total Cost
4) Delta State University
Cleveland, Public Not For Profit
29 49
$14,910
In State Total Cost
5) Mississippi Valley State University
Itta Bena, Public Not For Profit
12 42
$17,310
In State Total Cost
6) University of Phoenix Jackson Campus
Flowood, Private For Profit
- -
$17,458
In State Total Cost
7) Alcorn State University
Alcorn State, Public Not For Profit
21 33
$17,871
In State Total Cost
8) University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, Public Not For Profit
59 79
$18,251
In State Total Cost
9) Blue Mountain College
Blue Mountain, Private Not For Profit
42 78
$18,269
In State Total Cost
10) Jackson State University
Jackson, Public Not For Profit
38 73
$18,300
In State Total Cost
11) Tougaloo College
Tougaloo, Private Not For Profit
63 83
$18,398
In State Total Cost
12) Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, Public Not For Profit
73 79
$18,946
In State Total Cost
13) University of Mississippi
University, Public Not For Profit
61 75
$20,900
In State Total Cost
14) William Carey University
Hattiesburg, Private Not For Profit
69 78
$27,030
In State Total Cost
15) Mississippi College
Clinton, Private Not For Profit
72 77
$32,216
In State Total Cost
16) Belhaven University
Jackson, Private Not For Profit
- -
$51,280
In State Total Cost
17) Millsaps College
Jackson, Private Not For Profit
74 71

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