Mississippi College

Clinton, MS

Mississippi College

Clinton, MS

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Undergrad Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$19,308

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

28%

acceptance rate

Accepted 736
Declined 1,823
Total Received 2,559
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Private

3,176

undergraduate students

2,249

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,425
Established in 1826
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist

140-acre campus in Clinton (population: 25,154), 10 miles from Jackson. Air, bus, and train serve Jackson.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Mississippi College
200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, MS
39058

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
58%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
38%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
600
75th
610
25th
540
75th
32
25th
21
75th
27
25th
18
75th
29
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Very Selective

28%

acceptance rate

Accepted 736
Declined 1,823
Total Received 2,559

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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

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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$13,820

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $18,200
Room $6,950
Board $4,000
Additional fees $1,108
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $31,758
Average Financial Aid - $13,820
Total with Avg. Aid $17,938

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 738-1246
F: 601 925-3950
financialaid@mc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, table tennis

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, equestrian sports, table tennis

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bass fishing, billiards, dodgeball, field hockey, flag football, kickball, soccer, softball, sporting clays, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Gulf South Conference

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Business/Management.
Accounting.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
Chemical Physics.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Christian Studies.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Conducting.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
French Language and Literature.
General Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health Communication.
Health Services Administration.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
History, Other.
Interior Design.
International/Globalization Studies.
Keyboard Instruments.
Language Interpretation and Translation.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Medical Informatics.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Pedagogy.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Painting.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Political Communication.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies.
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Psychology, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Religious/Sacred Music.
Sculpture.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Securities Services Administration/Management.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports Communication.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Voice and Opera.
Writing, General.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Nursing
  3. Kinesiology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

5,425

total students

57%

in-state

43%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

59%

3,176
students

Female
60%
1,918

Male
40%
1,258

41%

2,249
students

Female
67%
1,497

Male
33%
752

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

2,579
students

Female
60%
1,550

Male
40%
1,029

19%

597
students

Female
62%
368

Male
38%
229

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

97

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

33

semester hours

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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

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