Mississippi College

Mississippi College, governed by a Board of Trustees elected by the Mississippi Baptist Convention, is a private, co-educational, comprehensive university of liberal arts and sciences and professional studies dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence. As a Christian institution, Mississippi College values the integration of faith and learning throughout the educational process. Consistent with its Baptist heritage and relationship to the Convention, Mississippi College provides a quality Christian education for its student population. Students select the university because of the quality of its academic programs, Christian environment, and location. The university strives to recruit students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship, leadership, and church/community involvement. The majority of students come from Mississippi and other southeastern states. Mississippi College stimulates the intellectual development of its students through the liberal arts and sciences and concentrated study in specialized fields, including pre-professional and professional programs. Furthermore, the university environment promotes the spiritual, social, emotional, and physical development of its students and encourages them to utilize their skills, talents, and abilities as they pursue meaningful careers, life-long learning, and service to God and others.

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School Details

school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1826 Southern Baptist Semester $73.7 million + MC Box 4001, Clinton, MS 39058 (601) 925-3000
overall score total score state city online paying global
60 100.0 Mississippi Clinton 73


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The The student-faculty ratio at Mississippi College is 15:1, and the school has 49.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Mississippi College include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Business Administration and Management, General; Kinesiology and Exercise Science; Biomedical Sciences, General; and Elementary Education and Teaching. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 75 percent.

Faculty & Classes

Title Value
Classes with fewer than 20 students 49.3%
20-49 47.5%
50 or more 3.3%


  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, 13%
  • Business Administration and Management, General, 8%
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science, 8%
  • Biomedical Sciences, General, 6%
  • Elementary Education and Teaching, 6%

Academic Programs & Offerings

  • MBA/JD
  • First-year experiences - 100%
  • Service learning - 4%
  • Senior capstone or culminating academic experience - 100%
  • Undergraduate research/creative projects - 100%