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:www.mc.edu/application/
Address:200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, MS 39058
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,048
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):53%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,578 (71% 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:$16,740
Out-of-state Tuition:$16,740
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$12,974

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Mississippi College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Mississippi College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences32
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services243
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs42
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education8121
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs15
History12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service111
Legal Professions and Studies21
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies22
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences21
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences2
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Visual and Performing Arts75
Grand total551382

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Mississippi College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services13
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Education1
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service111
Legal Professions and Studies11
Grand total2571

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$16,740
Out-of-state$16,740
Books and supplies$1,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,806
Out-of-state$10,806

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid58899%
Grant or scholarship aid58899%$12,974
Student loan aid32054%$5,775

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,72391%$11,125
Federal student loans1,54451%$7,002

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,1758001,375
Percent admitted100%54%47%
Percent admitted who enrolled26%31%24%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
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 2017

Total Enrollment5,048
Undergraduate enrollment3,145
Graduate enrollment1,903

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
  • 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

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