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

Tuition & Expenses

Title Value
Room and board $9,610 (2017-18)


Title Value
Average need-based scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $12,348
Students who received need-based scholarship or grant aid (freshmen) 50%
Average non-need-based scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $8,516
Average non-need-based athletic scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $12,093

Financial Aid

Title Value
Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees 10%
Average total indebtedness of 2016 graduating class $25,157
Graduating students who have borrowed (any loan type, 2016) 58%


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Average need-based self-help aid award (freshmen) $5,300
Students who received need-based self-help aid (freshmen) 34%