Mississippi College

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School Overview

Mississippi College is a four-year, private non-profit college in Clinton, MS. According to their website, they are the oldest Christian university in the state of Mississippi. The school’s focus is to integrate Christ into all aspects of the Mississippi College culture – from the classroom and campus, into the hearts of their students.

Mississippi College offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate level degrees to their just over 5,000 on-campus and online students. They have a variety of study areas within their 56 bachelor’s degree programs and 48 master’s and doctorate-level degrees.

MC is a Christian university known for academic excellence and commitment to the cause of Christ.
Mississippi College Mission

Mississippi College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (601) 925-3000
Website: www.mc.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: apply.mc.edu/application
Address: 200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, MS 39058
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,733
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 59%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,098 (44% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $18,800
Out-of-state Tuition: $18,800
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $15,841

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Mississippi College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Mississippi College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 33
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 455
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 164
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 221
Education 49151
Engineering 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4
Health Professions and Related Programs 226
History 12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 623
Legal Professions and Studies 111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 111
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 22
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 31
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 21
Theology and Religious Vocations 11
Visual and Performing Arts 1106
Grand total 2463542

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Mississippi College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $18,800
Out-of-state $18,800
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,130
Out-of-state $12,130

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 512 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 512 100% $15,841
Student loan aid 223 43% $5,720

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,888 89% $13,157
Federal student loans 1,523 47% $6,996

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Mississippi College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Mississippi College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,162 783 1,379
Percent admitted 100% 45% 40%
Percent admitted who enrolled 22% 24% 20%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Mississippi College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,733
Undergraduate enrollment 2,944
Graduate enrollment 1,789

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Mississippi College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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