College Costs in Mississippi

The 2023 Directory of Mississippi Colleges and Prices

Mississippi Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in Mississippi?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Mississippi was $9,072 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $6,058 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Mississippi cheaper than average as the 47th most expensive and 6th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $599 from the 2019-2020 average of $8,473 and represents a 7.07% 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 Mississippi State University with 18,862 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,110. Millsaps College is the most expensive in Mississippi with an in-state tuition of $40,140.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Mississippi Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, Mississippi

$7,566 30 7
Antonelli College Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

$15,980 NA NA
Antonelli College Jackson

Jackson, Mississippi

$15,980 NA NA
Belhaven University

Jackson, Mississippi

$27,450 44 43
Blue Cliff College Gulfport

Gulfport, Mississippi

$14,120 NA NA
Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, Mississippi

$17,380 30 21
Coahoma Community College

Clarksdale, Mississippi

$2,850 NA NA
Copiah Lincoln Community College

Wesson, Mississippi

$3,000 NA NA
Delta State University

Cleveland, Mississippi

$8,190 NA NA
East Central Community College

Decatur, Mississippi

$2,860 NA NA
East Mississippi Community College

Scooba, Mississippi

$3,500 NA NA
Hinds Community College

Raymond, Mississippi

$3,500 NA NA
Holmes Community College

Goodman, Mississippi

$2,700 NA NA
Itawamba Community College

Fulton, Mississippi

$2,900 NA NA
Jackson State University

Jackson, Mississippi

$8,270 24 5
Jones County Junior College

Ellisville, Mississippi

$3,750 NA NA
Meridian Community College

Meridian, Mississippi

$3,320 NA NA
Miller Motte Technical College Gulfport

Gulfport, Mississippi

$9,000 NA NA
Millsaps College

Jackson, Mississippi

$40,140 68 90
Mississippi College

Clinton, Mississippi

$18,900 54 70