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# Mississippi Business Colleges

Mississippi ranked #37 in the nation for business degrees handed out in 2019. Around 6,397 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $7,976 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $9,994 a year.

An estimated 49% of college students in Mississippi take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,257 per year.

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## Most Popular Business Schools in Mississippi

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The total student population at University of Mississippi is 21,617, of which 17,150 students are undergraduates and of those, 15,902 are full-time. It takes the average Ole Miss undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

41% of Ole Miss students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,672 a year. Ole Miss has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Ole Miss with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 18,792 undergraduates at Mississippi State, of which 17,113 are full-time, and there are 22,226 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Roughly 52% of students at Mississippi State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,297 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mississippi State is $33,400.

There are 14,133 students at Southern Miss in total, 11,594 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,654 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Southern Miss is 4.6 years.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Roughly 68% of students at Southern Miss take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,738 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Southern Miss with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,369 undergraduates at Belhaven, of which 1,199 are full-time, and there are 4,574 students altogether. It takes the average Belhaven undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 59%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,585 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Belhaven is $31,700.

There are 8,954 students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in total, 5,676 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 32% of students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,487 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Hinds Community College is 11,827, which includes 6,953 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 46% of students at Hinds Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,946 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Hinds Community College is $21,100.

The total student population at Jackson State University is 7,020, of which 5,152 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,126 are full-time. It takes the average Jackson State undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

57% of Jackson State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,782 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Jackson State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,944 undergraduates at MC, of which 2,516 are full-time, and there are 4,733 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 39%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Roughly 52% of students at MC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,959 a year. MC has a 7.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,751 students at Delta State University in total, 3,109 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,981 are full-time. For undergraduates at Delta State University, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Roughly 65% of students at Delta State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,021 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Delta State University is $29,100.

There are 2,593 full-time undergraduates at EMCC, and 3,832 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 37% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,257 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,200 during the early-career years.

There are 3,343 full-time undergraduates at Holmes Community College, and 5,529 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

30% of Holmes Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $2,444 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,600 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Mississippi University for Women is 2,811, of which 2,594 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,026 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at MUW is 4.5 years.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 25% are men and 75% are women.

Roughly 70% of students at MUW take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,882 a year. MUW has a 8.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MUW is $29,400.

The total student population at Copiah-Lincoln Community College is 3,113, which includes 2,068 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

22% of Copiah-Lincoln Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,476 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Copiah-Lincoln Community College is $21,300.

There are 820 students at Millsaps in total, 779 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 768 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Millsaps is 4.0 years.

About 49% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,914 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Millsaps with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,534 full-time undergraduates at NWCC, and 7,537 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,282 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NWCC is $22,700.

There are 4,768 students at ICC in total, 3,172 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

18% of ICC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,627 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,600 during the early-career years.

There are 3,210 undergraduates at William Carey University, of which 1,901 are full-time, and there are 5,040 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at William Carey University is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 49%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

82% of William Carey University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,968 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from William Carey University is $31,400.

The total student population at Alcorn State University is 3,523, of which 3,069 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,729 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 79%. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Roughly 86% of students at Alcorn State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,739 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Alcorn State is $23,100.

There are 1,833 undergraduates at Mississippi Valley State University, of which 1,419 are full-time, and there are 2,147 students altogether. For undergraduates at Mississippi Valley State University, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

93% of Mississippi Valley State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,764 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mississippi Valley State University is $19,900.

There are 5,157 students at Pearl River Community College in total, 3,824 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,074 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Pearl River Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,671 full-time undergraduates at Mississippi Delta Community College, and 2,516 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,100 during the early-career years.

There are 3,402 students at MCC in total, 2,291 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 11% of students at MCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $2,358 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MCC is $22,100.

There are 3,606 students at Northeast Mississippi Community College in total, 2,753 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 23% of students at Northeast Mississippi Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,079 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,500 during the early-career years.

There are 4,536 students at Jones County Junior College in total, 3,136 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

13% of Jones County Junior College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,982 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Jones County Junior College is $21,400.

There are 1,808 students at Coahoma Community College in total, 1,379 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Coahoma Community College is $16,400.

## Other Mississippi Colleges

Rank | School | Yearly Graduations |
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26 | Strayer University - Mississippi | 29 |

27 | Blue Mountain College | 27 |

28 | Southwest Mississippi Community College | 19 |

29 | Tougaloo College | 14 |

30 | East Central Community College | 12 |

31 | Rust College | 9 |

32 | Southeastern Baptist College | 0 |

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