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Cheapest Colleges in Mississippi by Out of State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university in Mississippi but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in Mississippi for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of state tuition. 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 out of state tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in Mississippi are listed by one year's out of state tuition list price for the 2016/2017 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Mississippi? Leading the colleges list is Southeastern Baptist College in Laurel with an out of state tuition of $4,700.

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 Out of State Tuition
Out of State Tuition College Rating $Value
$4,700
Out of State Tuition
1) Southeastern Baptist College
Laurel, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$5,269
Out of State Tuition
2) Alcorn State University
Alcorn State, Public Not For Profit
21 33
$6,096
Out of State Tuition
3) Mississippi Valley State University
Itta Bena, Public Not For Profit
12 42
$6,298
Out of State Tuition
4) Delta State University
Cleveland, Public Not For Profit
29 49
$7,141
Out of State Tuition
5) Jackson State University
Jackson, Public Not For Profit
38 73
$9,480
Out of State Tuition
6) University of Phoenix Jackson Campus
Flowood, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$9,500
Out of State Tuition
7) Rust College
Holly Springs, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$9,518
Out of State Tuition
8) Blue Mountain College
Blue Mountain, Private Not For Profit
42 78
$10,130
Out of State Tuition
9) Tougaloo College
Tougaloo, Private Not For Profit
63 83
$10,800
Out of State Tuition
10) William Carey University
Hattiesburg, Private Not For Profit
69 78
$15,800
Out of State Tuition
11) Mississippi College
Clinton, Private Not For Profit
72 77
$16,419
Out of State Tuition
12) University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, Public Not For Profit
59 79
$16,534
Out of State Tuition
13) Mississippi University for Women
Columbus, Public Not For Profit
29 66
$20,900
Out of State Tuition
14) Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, Public Not For Profit
73 79
$21,912
Out of State Tuition
15) University of Mississippi
University, Public Not For Profit
61 75
$22,726
Out of State Tuition
16) Belhaven University
Jackson, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$34,810
Out of State Tuition
17) Millsaps College
Jackson, Private Not For Profit
74 71