Private Colleges in Mississippi

The 2023 Directory of Mississippi Private Colleges and Costs

Mississippi Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend private college in Mississippi?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in Mississippi was $17,900 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $1,124 from the 2019-2020 average of $16,776 and represents a 6.7% annual increase. The list of Mississippi private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 14 private colleges and universities in Mississippi, the most popular being William Carey University with 3,547 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $13,050. Millsaps College is the most expensive private school 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
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
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
Rust College

Holly Springs, Mississippi

$9,900 NA NA
Southeastern Baptist College

Laurel, Mississippi

$6,000 NA NA
Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, Mississippi

$10,384 30 27
University of Phoenix Jackson Campus

Flowood, Mississippi

$9,480 NA NA
Virginia College Biloxi

Biloxi, Mississippi

$13,932 NA NA
William Carey University

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

$13,050 57 53