Mississippi Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend public college in Mississippi?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Mississippi was $7,141 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a change of $685 from the 2015-2016 average of $6,456 and represents a 10.61% 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 21,159 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,190. Mississippi State University is the most expensive public school in Mississippi with an in-state tuition of $8,208.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore Mississippi Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Alcorn State University
Alcorn State, 2,788 Students
$5,469 21 33
Coahoma Community College
Clarksdale, 1,569 Students
$2,650 - -
Copiah Lincoln Community College
Wesson, 2,206 Students
$2,800 - -
Delta State University
Cleveland, 2,619 Students
$6,739 29 49
East Central Community College
Decatur, 1,767 Students
$2,580 - -
East Mississippi Community College
Scooba, 2,513 Students
$3,000 - -
Hinds Community College
Raymond, 7,088 Students
$2,880 - -
Holmes Community College
Goodman, 3,800 Students
$2,600 - -
Itawamba Community College
Fulton, 3,611 Students
$2,700 - -
Jackson State University
Jackson, 7,335 Students
$7,501 38 73
Jones County Junior College
Ellisville, 3,652 Students
$3,400 - -
Meridian Community College
Meridian, 2,473 Students
$2,700 - -
Mississippi Delta Community College
Moorhead, 1,801 Students
$3,000 - -
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Perkinston, 5,989 Students
$3,100 - -
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, 18,615 Students
$8,208 73 79
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus, 2,242 Students
$6,514 29 66
Mississippi Valley State University
Itta Bena, 1,896 Students
$6,402 12 42
Northeast Mississippi Community College
Booneville, 2,774 Students
$3,000 - -
Northwest Mississippi Community College
Senatobia, 5,556 Students
$3,000 - -
Pearl River Community College
Poplarville, 2,952 Students
$3,250 - -