Tuition & Fees

$18,026

$18,026

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
43%
500-599
30%
400-499
12%
700-800
7%
600-699
32%
500-599
42%
400-499
16%
300-399
3%
30-36
37%
24-29
31%
18-23
25%
12-17
7%
30-36
7%
24-29
51%
18-23
31%
12-17
11%
30-36
20%
24-29
41%
18-23
37%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,139
Declined + 1,779
Total Received 2,918
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Private (nonprofit)

3,242

undergraduate students

1,817

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Nursing
  3. Kinesiology
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Codes

SAT 1477
ACT 2214

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 5,059
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)

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Clinton, MS

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

Mississippi College
200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, MS 39058

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
63%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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 32% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
40%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
43%
500-599
30%
400-499
12%
700-800
7%
600-699
32%
500-599
42%
400-499
16%
300-399
3%
30-36
37%
24-29
31%
18-23
25%
12-17
7%
30-36
7%
24-29
51%
18-23
31%
12-17
11%
30-36
20%
24-29
41%
18-23
37%
12-17
2%

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

Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,139
Declined + 1,779
Total Received 2,918

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

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$17,077

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $17,000
Room & board $10,300
Additional fees $1,026
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $29,726
Average Financial Aid - $17,077
Total with Avg. Aid $12,649
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Other

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Karon McMillan
Director of Financial Aid
kmcmilla@mc.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Mike Jones (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Susan Musselwhite (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director For Compliance/swa
email

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
Administration of Justice
Applied Exercise Physiology
Art
Art Education
Athletic Administration
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biology
Business Administration
Business Education
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Christian Studies/Philosophy
Communication
Computer Science
Computing/Information Systems
Curriculum/Instruction
Dyslexia Therapy
Early Childhood Care/Development
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
English
Entrepreneurship
Finance
Foreign Language/International Trade
French
Graphic Design
Health Informatics
Health Services Administration
Higher Education Administration
History
Homeland Security
Interior Design
International Studies
Kinesiology
Liberal Studies
Loss Prevention
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Marriage/Family Counseling
Mathematics
Mental Health Counseling
Modern Languages
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Paralegal Studies
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Professional Communication in Health Services Administration
Professional Communication in Sports
Professional Counseling
Psychology
Public Relations/Corporate Communication
STEM
School Counseling
Secondary Education
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Studio Art
Teaching Arts
Visual Arts
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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

5,059

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

64%

3,242
students

Female
62%
2,013

Male
38%
1,229

36%

1,817
students

Female
63%
1,147

Male
37%
670

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

2,793
students

Female
62%
1,730

Male
38%
1,063

14%

449
students

Female
64%
283

Male
36%
166

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Student Break-down

4%
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
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

75%

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

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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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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