Mississippi In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Mississippi by In State Total Cost for 2023

Cheapest Colleges in Mississippi by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Mississippi these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Mississippi list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Mississippi tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Mississippi are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2021/2022 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Mississippi? Leading the colleges list is Southeastern Baptist College in Laurel with an in state total cost of $10,975.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Mississippi's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Southeastern Baptist College

Laurel, Private Not For Profit

$10,975 NA NA
#2 Rust College

Holly Springs, Private Not For Profit

$14,450 NA NA
#3 Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, Public Not For Profit

$17,264 37 41
#4 University of Phoenix Jackson Campus

Flowood, Private For Profit

$17,310 NA NA
#5 Mississippi Valley State University

Itta Bena, Public Not For Profit

$17,580 23 15
#6 Delta State University

Cleveland, Public Not For Profit

$17,974 NA NA
#7 Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, Private Not For Profit

$18,661 30 27
#8 Jackson State University

Jackson, Public Not For Profit

$19,911 24 5
#9 Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, Public Not For Profit

$20,672 30 7
#10 Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, Public Not For Profit

$21,050 54 82
#11 University of Mississippi

University, Public Not For Profit

$21,386 65 90
#12 University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Public Not For Profit

$21,554 35 17
#13 William Carey University

Hattiesburg, Private Not For Profit

$23,247 57 53
#14 Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, Private Not For Profit

$26,700 30 21
#15 Mississippi College

Clinton, Private Not For Profit

$33,544 54 70
#16 Belhaven University

Jackson, Private Not For Profit

$37,425 44 43
#17 Millsaps College

Jackson, Private Not For Profit

$58,370 68 90