College Costs in Mississippi

The 2022 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 $8,814 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is $6,107 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 $341 from the 2019-2020 average of $8,473 and represents a 4.02% 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 19,078 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,800. Millsaps College is the most expensive in Mississippi with an in-state tuition of $38,600.

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 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Mississippi Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Mississippi Delta Community College

Moorhead, Mississippi

$3,090 NA NA
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Perkinston, Mississippi

$3,100 NA NA
Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, Mississippi

$8,800 55 84
Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, Mississippi

$7,425 45 58
Mississippi Valley State University

Itta Bena, Mississippi

$6,726 23 16
Northeast Mississippi Community College

Booneville, Mississippi

$3,470 NA NA
Northwest Mississippi Community College

Senatobia, Mississippi

$3,200 NA NA
Pearl River Community College

Poplarville, Mississippi

$3,250 NA NA
Rust College

Holly Springs, Mississippi

$9,900 NA NA
Southeastern Baptist College

Laurel, Mississippi

$6,000 35 61
Southwest Mississippi Community College

Summit, Mississippi

$2,980 NA NA
Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, Mississippi

$10,384 28 20
University of Mississippi

University, Mississippi

$8,718 67 91
University of Phoenix Jackson Campus

Flowood, Mississippi

$9,480 NA NA
University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

$8,786 36 19
Virginia College Biloxi

Biloxi, Mississippi

$13,932 NA NA
William Carey University

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

$12,600 58 58