Mississippi Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend community college in Mississippi?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Mississippi was $5,674 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $444 from the 2015-2016 average of $5,230 and represents a 8.49% annual increase. The list of Mississippi community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 15 community colleges and universities in Mississippi, the most popular being Hinds Community College with 6,925 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $2,880. Jones County Junior College is the most expensive community school in Mississippi with an in-state tuition of $3,400.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Mississippi Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Coahoma Community College
Clarksdale, 1,361 Students
$2,850 - -
Copiah Lincoln Community College
Wesson, 2,087 Students
$2,800 - -
East Central Community College
Decatur, 1,785 Students
$2,660 - -
East Mississippi Community College
Scooba, 2,360 Students
$3,200 - -
Hinds Community College
Raymond, 6,925 Students
$2,880 - -
Holmes Community College
Goodman, 3,527 Students
$2,600 - -
Itawamba Community College
Fulton, 3,270 Students
$2,900 - -
Jones County Junior College
Ellisville, 3,278 Students
$3,400 - -
Meridian Community College
Meridian, 2,374 Students
$2,800 - -
Mississippi Delta Community College
Moorhead, 1,731 Students
$3,000 - -
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Perkinston, 5,756 Students
$3,100 - -
Northeast Mississippi Community College
Booneville, 2,679 Students
$3,150 - -
Northwest Mississippi Community College
Senatobia, 4,652 Students
$3,000 - -
Pearl River Community College
Poplarville, 3,640 Students
$3,250 - -
Southwest Mississippi Community College
Summit, 1,602 Students
$2,880 - -