There are 32 colleges in Mississippi, 23 public and 9 private, offering a wide range of programs and majors. Mississippi has both small schools (defined as less than 2000 students) and "very large" ones (10,000 or more students) and everything in between, including community colleges, in urban and rural environments.
Mississippi State University is located in Starkville. The U.S. News & World Report recently ranked its Engineering (84th) and Veterinary Medicine (24th) programs among the best in the country.
The flagship campus of the University of Mississippi is located in Oxford, with other branches in Booneville, Grenada, Tupelo, and Southaven in addition to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. The university is home to one of the largest blues music archives in the U.S. BB King, one of its most famous contributors, donated his entire personal record collection.
For students interested in studying abroad, the University of Southern Mississippi, with campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, has an extensive program consistently ranked among the top universities in the country in terms of number of students each year who study abroad.
Other Mississippi colleges include Alcorn State University in Lorman, Delta State University in Cleveland (MS), Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena, and many more.
Cappex has tons of resources for students considering a college in Mississippi, including plenty of ways to help you find and apply for scholarships. Begin by browsing the complete list of colleges and universities below.
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|Alcorn State University||73 scholarships|
|Belhaven University||7 scholarships|
|Blue Mountain College||86 scholarships|
|Coahoma Community College||No scholarships|
|Copiah-Lincoln Community College||No scholarships|
|Delta State University||59 scholarships|
|East Central Community College||No scholarships|
|East Mississippi Community College||No scholarships|
|Hinds Community College||No scholarships|
|Holmes Community College||No scholarships|
|Itawamba Community College||No scholarships|
|Jackson State University||99 scholarships|
|Jones County Junior College||No scholarships|
|Meridian Community College||No scholarships|
|Millsaps College||15 scholarships|
|Mississippi College||32 scholarships|
|Mississippi Delta Community College||No scholarships|
|Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College||No scholarships|
|Mississippi State University||244 scholarships|
|Mississippi University for Women||17 scholarships|
|Mississippi Valley State University||8 scholarships|
|Northeast Mississippi Community College||No scholarships|
|Northwest Mississippi Community College||No scholarships|
|Pearl River Community College||No scholarships|
|Rust College||17 scholarships|
|Southeastern Baptist College||1 scholarships|
|Southwest Mississippi Community College||3 scholarships|
|Tougaloo College||5 scholarships|
|University of Mississippi||148 scholarships|
|University of Southern Mississippi||589 scholarships|
|Wesley Biblical Seminary||No scholarships|
|William Carey University||11 scholarships|