Tuition & Fees

$17,392

$17,392

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

37%

63%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,076
Declined + 1,099
Total Received 2,175
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Private (nonprofit)

3,145

undergraduate students

1,925

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Nursing
  3. Kinesiology
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Codes

SAT 1477
ACT 2214

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
34%
500-599
32%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
32%
24-29
32%
18-23
31%
12-17
5%
30-36
6%
24-29
45%
18-23
34%
12-17
15%
30-36
15%
24-29
40%
18-23
44%
12-17
1%
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School Facts

Mississippi College, founded in 1826, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. Its 474-acre campus is located in Clinton, west of Jackson.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 5,070
Established in 1826
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Clinton, MS

140-acre campus in Clinton (population: 25,211), 10 miles from Jackson. Air, bus, and train serve Jackson.

Mississippi College
200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, MS 39058

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
63%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 22% of male students
 
4 sororities 36% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
66%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
34%
500-599
32%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
32%
24-29
32%
18-23
31%
12-17
5%
30-36
6%
24-29
45%
18-23
34%
12-17
15%
30-36
15%
24-29
40%
18-23
44%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,076
Declined + 1,099
Total Received 2,175

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Kyle Brantley
Director of Admissions
P: 800 738-1238
F: 601 925-3950
admissions@mc.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,099,753
State $1,067,106
Institutional $11,479,172
Other external $894,869
Total $17,540,900

Non-need-based

Federal $11,184
State $707,792
Institutional $8,689,930
Other external $70,129
Total $9,479,035

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Gulf South Conference
Mascot
Choctaws
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Addiction Counseling
Administration of Justice
Art
Art Education
Athletic Administration
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences/Medical Science
Business Administration
Business Education
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Chemistry/Career
Chemistry/Education
Chemistry/Medical Sciences
Christian Studies
Church Music
Combined Science
Communication
Communications
Computer Science
Computing/Information Systems
Curriculum/Instruction
Dyslexia Therapy
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Engineering Physics
English
Exercise Science
Finance
Foreign Language/International Trade
French
General Art
Graphic Design
Guitar
Health Services Administration
Higher Education Administration
History
Interior Design
International Studies
Kinesiology
Law
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Mental/Behavioral Health
Modern Languages
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Organ
Paralegal Studies
Physician Assistant
Physics
Piano
Political Science
Professional Communication in Health Services Administration
Professional Communication in Sports
Professional Counseling
Psychology
Public Relations/Corporate Communication
Secondary Education
Social Science
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
TESOL
Teaching Arts
Visual Arts
Voice
Wind Instruments
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Undergraduate

62%

3,145
students

Female
63%
1,972

Male
37%
1,173

Graduate

38%

1,925
students

Female
62%
1,185

Male
38%
740

undergraduateFull-time

89%

2,804
students

Female
62%
1,720

Male
38%
1,084

undergraduatePart-time

11%

341
students

Female
74%
252

Male
26%
89

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

80%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

97

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

33

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Great Britain
India
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mei-Chi Piletz
Executive Director of Global Education
601 925-7635
mcpiletz@mc.edu

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