Colleges in Mississippi

Colleges in Mississippi

Short, mild winters followed by hot, humid summers are normal for Mississippi, otherwise known as “The Magnolia State.” When it comes to 4-year colleges in Mississippi, they’re largely divided between public and private not-for-profit institutions. There are 8 public options and 12 private, 4 of which are liberal arts schools. When it comes to 2-year institutions, Mississippi has 17, plus assorted campuses, to choose from. Mississippi College is the oldest in the state, founded in 1826, while Rust College is the most selective. Mississippi’s catfish aquaculture provides farm-raised catfish for the entirety of the US, producing the majority consumed. Its top attractions are the birthplace of Elvis Presley, the Vicksburg National Military Park, and the Tupelo Automobile Museum.
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“…msu has an absolutely breathtaking campus. the engineering curriculum is challenging and engaging, pushing each student to apply themselves inside and outside of the classroom. best of all, the people and seemingly endless campus activities make each...” – Thomas from Pontotoc, MS

“…It is the most beautiful campus I have ever laid my eyes on. The faculty and staff are eager for you to learn. I feel at home and safe on campus. ” – Mary from Vinemont, AL

“…Jackson State University is a wonderful place to get your foot in the door and a jumpstart on your career. Combine the family environment with the professional of the student body and youll see why we are one of the best HBCU'S. At JSU we are in the...” – Kasey

“…Overall, I find USM to be homely. The university maintains a calm, collected atmosphere while still encouraging academic growth and success. I love the fact that I can get the big college experience and the small town college feel from one place at...” – Wilson from Waynesboro, MS

“…delta state unversity is a fine college. it may become challenging at times, but who said life was easy. i'm a freshman here, and i'm enjoying my enrollment at this school.” – Truman from Batesville, MS

“…Alcorn has a great mentors. The campus is a safe environment. The professors here make sure that you learn the material.” – Se'Toria from Michigan City, MS

“…I will give Mississippi College a 9 out of 10. They're friendly and nice to everyone, and they actually help you with anything you need to get more money for tuition and fees. Overall great college.” – Samuel from Gautier, MS

“…Hinds Communty College in Raymond, MS is one of the most beautiful schools that I have ever been to. The campus is so unique and different. The staff there are very nice and even though I have not started classes there, I believe that going to this...” – Dalonia from Brookhaven, MS

“…This is an excellent school to attend. Teacher's really care and try hard to help students. Its a peaceful environment to be apart of and the sports teams are great.” – Brea from Hattiesburg, MS

“…William Carey University is a wonderful school for prospective students looking for a pleasant atmosphere and Christian atmosphere. William Carey University really strives to encourage every student to never give up on their visions. Willaim Carey...” – ShaQuenna Arrington

“…belhaven is an excellent school for the adult learner. whether just starting or returning to college, the adult program will get you on the road to earning your degree quickly. the classes are rigorous, and the professors are committed to student's...” – Rita from Houston, TX

“…It's a great learning enviroment! Hard work is expected but the result is worth it. ” – Kalissia from Jackson, MS

“…i have been going to night class, this is the best. i am now taking day class and i love the campus and the instructors they really care about the student. the advisor have an open door policy... it's great” – Robbie from Flora, MS

“…mississippi valley state is a very vibrant school. the instructors are always willing to helpthe students. the campus is growing and easy to learn. ” – Valerie from Holcomb, MS

“…If I were to rate ICC on a scale from one to ten, I would rate it a ten. This school is great! I would recommend this college to all entering college students because it is a great start for college.” – LaKeisha from Nettleton, MS

“…northwest is the best! the campus has a great vibe and everyone is very friendly and eager to help you with all of your needs. if you are looking for a college to be yourself in, this is the college for you!” – Shelby from Sarah, MS

“…i love the fact that my class size is so small. i feel like i am actually gaining knowledge, because my instructor recognizes me as a student and not a number. all jones county junior college staff are very helpful.” – Jennifer from Petal, MS

“…this college has many opportunities to offer to future students who wants to futher their education. helpful instructors to guide and lead you to the path you choose to go. great environment to be around when your in need for down time.” – Carmenlynn from Picayune, MS

“…This is an awesome school with outstanding ad-visors and professors. I would most definitely recommend this school for individuals seeking a college education. I am older so I like the diversity of the different age groups attending the school.” – Bonnie from Theodore, AL

“…Tougaloo College is a very prestige college in the state of Mississippi so being a student there we show pride and respect towards our school. The teachers are very hardworking,easy to work with if you're a student in need of extra help, and the...” – LaCreisha from Memphis, TN

“…meridian community college is a great school they are always willing to make every student feel comfortable. the instructors work very hard to make sure that each and every student is doing their very best. in my eyes i would rate meridian community...” – Tamarah from Philadelphia, MS

“…A close-knit community where people get to know each other in common fields of study. The professors know your name and call you by it when they see you in the hallway. Beautiful campus full of activities and things of interest.” – Danielle from Macon, MS

Rust College
Holly Springs, MS

“…rust is a college that was organized to allow education to blacks doing tough times. the school is a great place for studies to be excelled. the academics are very fair and you determine your path's pace.” – Ondre from Holly Springs, MS

“…its a very nice an up right school in the mississippi delta. the teachers are friendly and ready to help. at coahoma community college you feel like you are at home where everyone cares.” – Bobby from Friars Point, MS

“…East Central is a great prepatory getting you ready for your career. I have attended there before and enjoyed it. Looking forward to this coming up semester when I will be entering the EMT-paramedic program. ” – Shemeeka from Hickory, MS

“…NEMCC is a great place to start your college career. They offer a long list of majors and areas of study. Not only do they have plenty of two and four year programs, but it is very easy to transfer to a graduate school with most of your credit hours....” – William from Iuka, MS

“…I Love MDCC. It has the best students, staff, and opportunities. I would not trade this college for any school in Mississippi.!” – Ro'Yesia from Leland, MS

“…The University of Mississippi Medical Center is an excellent academic facility. Administration and faculty strive for the best in all aspects at this university. It is a very positive learning environment.” – Ashley from Mount Olive, MS

“…Great classes Great teachers Hard to get in touch with over the phone.” – Stuart from Bogue Chitto, MS

“…Blue Mountain College is a very well respected college. It is Christ-like and classy. I love this college.” – Meggin from Pontotoc, MS

“…So far, I have had a positive experience during the admissions process with Southwest MS CC. ” – James from Wesson, MS

“…Southeastern Baptist College is a great school for those who really want to have a great college experience in a 'family' like atmosphere. You will have plenty of opportunities to chat with fellow students thanks to the small school environment. You...” – Molly from Laurel, MS

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