Tuition & Fees

$16,740

$16,740

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,615
Declined + 343
Total Received 1,958
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Private (nonprofit)

3,004

undergraduate students

2,032

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

700-800
12%
600-699
21%
500-599
42%
400-499
20%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
44%
400-499
24%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
29%
24-29
32%
18-23
32%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
40%
18-23
40%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
12%
24-29
42%
18-23
44%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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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 5,036
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: 25,305), 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
64%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
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 10% of male students
 
4 sororities 24% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
21%
500-599
42%
400-499
20%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
44%
400-499
24%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
29%
24-29
32%
18-23
32%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
40%
18-23
40%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
12%
24-29
42%
18-23
44%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

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

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,615
Declined + 343
Total Received 1,958

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Secondary school record

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Kyle Brantley
Director of Admissions
P: 800 738-1236
F: 601 925-3850
admissions@mc.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,303,720
State $1,099,953
Institutional $10,443,843
Other external $796,751
Total $16,644,267

Non-need-based

Federal $1,673
State $781,434
Institutional $7,603,821
Other external $29,900
Total $8,416,828

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

60%

3,004
students

Female
60%
1,791

Male
40%
1,213

Graduate

40%

2,032
students

Female
60%
1,222

Male
40%
810

undergraduateFull-time

89%

2,677
students

Female
61%
1,607

Male
39%
1,070

undergraduatePart-time

11%

327
students

Female
57%
184

Male
43%
143

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
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

78%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

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 Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

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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