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Colleges / Mississippi College

Mississippi College

Clinton, MS 4-Year Private

About Mississippi College

Mississippi College is a private, religous school located in the suburban setting of Clinton, MS, less than an hour from Jackson.

Founded in 1826, the institution currently enrolls around 5,059 students a year, including 3,242 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Mississippi College's endowment was valued at $72,466,782 in 2021. For each full-time student, Mississippi College spends about $798.

Admissions Facts About Mississippi College

Acceptance rate: 39%

Average GPA: 3.44

Mean ACT score: 24

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Mississippi College Acceptance Rate

Mississippi College is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. The acceptance rate at Mississippi College is 39 percent.

The average high school GPA for a student at Mississippi College is 3.44 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 24.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Mississippi College a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 496 students who started at Mississippi College as first-time freshman, 213 graduate within four years.

Mississippi College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 59 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 61 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $35,340 a year. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $28,123 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Mississippi College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Mississippi College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

200 South Capitol Street Clinton, MS 39058

Campus Setting: Suburban

Mississippi College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mississippi College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mississippi College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Mississippi College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

21 to 27

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Mississippi College is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Mississippi College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Mississippi College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Mississippi College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$30,720

In State

$30,720

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$17,550
$17,550
Fees
$1,060
$1,060
Housing
$10,610
$10,610
Books
$1,500
$1,500

Student Life

Wondering what life at Mississippi College is like? There are approximately 5,059 students enrolled at Mississippi College, including 3,242 undergraduate students and 1,817 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 72% percent are from MS and 28% percent of students are from other states.

86%

Full Time

14%

Part Time

72%

In State

28%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,059

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

39%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$18,610

Out-of-State

$18,610

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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