Mississippi College

Clinton, MS

Mississippi College

Clinton, MS

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Tuition & Fees

$19,308

not including housing and food

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
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
Housing $6,950
Food $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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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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