Mississippi Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend public college in Mississippi?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Mississippi was $7,457 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $1,001 from the 2015-2016 average of $6,456 and represents a 15.5% annual increase. The list of Mississippi public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Mississippi and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 23 public colleges and universities in Mississippi, the most popular being University of Mississippi with 19,864 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,550. University of Mississippi is the most expensive public school in Mississippi with an in-state tuition of $8,550.

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
Alcorn State University
Alcorn State, 3,009 Students
$5,732 23 40
Coahoma Community College
Clarksdale, 1,361 Students
$2,850 - -
Copiah Lincoln Community College
Wesson, 2,087 Students
$2,800 - -
Delta State University
Cleveland, 2,260 Students
$7,076 30 58
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 - -
Jackson State University
Jackson, 5,578 Students
$7,876 32 56
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 - -
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, 18,709 Students
$8,540 75 78
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus, 2,109 Students
$6,840 23 54
Mississippi Valley State University
Itta Bena, 1,636 Students
$6,530 11 -
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 - -