Mississippi College requires at least 130 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Mississippi College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Mississippi College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 63% of students who start college at Mississippi College graduate within six years.
Mississippi College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Mississippi College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Mississippi College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Mississippi College.
Reminder: Check with Mississippi College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Mississippi College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Mississippi College.
Mississippi College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Mississippi College
Mississippi College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Mississippi College offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Mississippi College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Mississippi College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Mississippi College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Mississippi College.
❌ Mississippi College studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Leland Speed Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Mississippi College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Auburn University and University of Mississippi
•Law, medicine with University of Mississippi
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Mississippi College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Mississippi College has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Mississippi College include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force branch unit on campus
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