Mississippi College

Clinton, MS

Mississippi College

Clinton, MS

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Undergrad Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$18,610

not including room and board

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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

3,242

undergraduate students

1,817

graduate students

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

  • Metropolitan area: Jackson
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Medgar Evers International

Mississippi College
200 South Capitol Street
Clinton
39058

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
63%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Baptist Student Union
  • Nenamoosha Social Tribe
  • Laguna Social Tribe
  • Civitan Service Club
  • Shawreth Service Club

Top Events

  • Welcome Week
  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fever Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
12%
24-29
42%
18-23
44%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.44

Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

alumni/ae relation
academic GPA
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 36
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Cheerleading, Field hockey, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Field hockey, Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Chemical Physics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Christian Studies
Communication, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
French Language and Literature
General Literature
Graphic Design
History, General
Homeland Security
Interior Design
International/Global Studies
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Language Interpretation and Translation
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Painting
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sculpture
Securities Services Administration/Management
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Sports Communication
Voice and Opera
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 43%
Student 5 year graduation rate 15%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

433

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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