Mississippi College: Statistics

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Religion
Southern Baptist
Acceptance rate
29%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$18,800 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,757
Graduates
1,910
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.mc.edu

Mississippi College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 29% 33% 27%
Applicants 2,559 852 1,707
Admissions 736 280 456
Freshmen enrolled full time 418 171 247
Freshmen enrolled part time 5 2 3

1,099 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

870 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
44 or 10%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1140
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Mississippi College are 1140-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
384 or 91%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Mississippi College are 21-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 3032 (65%)
Black or African American 1074 (23%)
Hispanic 165 (4%)
Asian 150 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 117 (3%)
Two or more races 58 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 49 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 10 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,800/year
Average aid awarded
$16,588
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $15,485
$30-48K $14,501
$48-75K $17,767
$75-110K $20,945
$110K+ $22,080

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $18,200$11,610
Tuition in-state $18,200$11,610
Tuition out-of-state $18,200$11,610
Fee in-district $1,108$712
Fee in-state $1,108$712
Fee out-of-state $1,108$712

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,677
Combined charge for room and board $10,610
Room charge $6,950
Meal charge $4,000

Mississippi College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Biomedical Sciences, General 47 105
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 137
Law 111
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 66 16
Business Administration and Management, General 46 34
Curriculum and Instruction 78
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 56
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 18 28
Psychology, General 41
Accounting 25 12
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities 34
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 20 13
Elementary Education and Teaching 24 9
Special Education and Teaching, General 29
Physician Assistant 26
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 21
Finance, General 14 6
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 20
Counseling Psychology 18
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 6 11
Graphic Design 11 4
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 15
Social Work 15
Music Teacher Education 14
Chemistry, General 10 3
Health Services Administration 13
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 13
History, General 12
Mathematics, General 8 4
Christian Studies 11
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 11
Computer Science 7 3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 10
Political Science and Government, General 9 1
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 9
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 9
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling 9
Secondary Education and Teaching 9
Writing, General 9
Accounting and Business & Management 7
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 7
General Literature 7
Interior Design 7
International & Globalization Studies 7
Social Studies Teacher Education 7
Sociology, General 6
English Language and Literature, General 2 3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 5
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies 5
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 4
Cyber & Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism 4
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 4
Language Interpretation and Translation 4
Mass Communication & Media Studies 4
Public Relations & Image Management 2 2
Sports Communication 4
Art & Art Studies, General 3
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 3
Medical Informatics 3
Music, General 3
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 3
Voice and Opera 3
Biochemistry 2
Biology Teacher Education 2
Computer and Information Sciences, General 2
Management Information Systems, General 2
Painting 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Religious & Sacred Music 2
Social Science Teacher Education 2
Art Teacher Education 1
Chemical Physics 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Communication, General 1
Conducting 1
Fine & Studio Arts, General 1
French Language and Literature 1
Keyboard Instruments 1
Physics, General 1
Pre-Medicine & Pre-Medical Studies 1
Programs for Foreign Lawyers 1
Securities Services Administration & Management 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Grand Total 696 587 145
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 65% 56% 72%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 14%

Publications & Citations

Publications
464
Citations
4,372

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
190 / 482
Law
97 / 189
Political Science
89 / 83
Medicine
66 / 714
Biology
61 / 541
Environmental Science
59 / 308
Business
52 / 1,128
Ecology
47 / 198
Psychology
45 / 1,428
Chemistry
39 / 1,027
Sociology
31 / 9
Zoology
28 / 188
Economics
26 / 51
Computer Science
20 / 27
Physics
19 / 366
Communications and Public Relations
16 / 167
Law Enforcement
15 / 10
Social Psychology
13 / 328
Geography and Cartography
12 / 38
Public Policy / Administration
11 / 19
Inorganic Chemistry
10 / 312
Investment Banking and Stock trading
10 / 12
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
10 / 155
Mathematics
10 / 28
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
10 / 14
Accounting
10 / 69
Atomic and Molecular physics
9 / 313
Engineering
9 / 40
Clinical Psychology
9 / 160
Psychiatry
9 / 114
Pharmacy
8 / 140
Demography
8 / 12
International Law
8 / 6
Finance
7 / 11
Art & Design
7 / 8
Organic Chemistry
7 / 280
Education Majors
7 / 17
Gender Studies
6 / 5
Computational Chemistry
6 / 198
Anatomy and Physiology
6 / 53

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 4
1992 2 4
1993 3 1
1994 10 6
1995 7 10
1996 15 14
1997 8 24
1998 17 28
1999 11 45
2000 14 50
2001 8 59
2002 8 84
2003 9 112
2004 12 98
2005 8 107
2006 15 114
2007 20 160
2008 24 200
2009 28 234
2010 24 235
2011 25 257
2012 26 298
2013 29 300
2014 31 308
2015 14 345
2016 18 288
2017 28 293
2018 24 289
2019 13 277
2020 23 324
2021 14 342

Mississippi College alumni

  1. Ted DiBiase Jr

    Ted DiBiase Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    professional wrestleractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Theodore Marvin DiBiase Jr. is an American businessman and former professional wrestler, best known for his time with WWE.

  2. Phil Bryant

    Phil Bryant
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Dewey Phillip Bryant is an American politician who served as the 64th Governor of Mississippi from 2012 to 2020. A member of the Republican Party, he was the 31st Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi from 2008 to 2012 and 40th State Auditor of Mississippi from 1996 to 2008. A Republican, Bryant was elected governor in 2011, defeating the Democratic nominee Mayor Johnny DuPree of Hattiesburg. He was reelected in 2015, defeating truck driver Robert Gray.

  3. Ross Barnett

    Ross Barnett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1898-1987 (aged 89)
    Enrolled in Mississippi College
    In 1922 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    full professorlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Ross Robert Barnett was the Governor of Mississippi from 1960 to 1964. He was a prominent member of the Dixiecrats, Southern Democrats who supported racial segregation.

  4. Homer Edwin Young

    Homer Edwin Young
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    pastor
    Biography

    Dr. H. Edwin Young, often called Ed Young, is the senior pastor of the Second Baptist Church of Houston, Texas. He is the father of three sons, all in ministry. His sons are Edwin Barry Young, pastor of Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas, Ben Young, associate pastor at Second Baptist Houston, and Cliff Young, director of Second Films and leader of the Christian folk/pop group Caedmon's Call.

General info

Alternative names MC
Founded 1826
Motto Veritas et Virtus
Truth and Virtue
Colors blue, gold
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Session (May - August)
Total FTE staff 550
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, Mississippi, 39058
United States
City population 28,000
Phone 6019253000
Fax +1 (601) 925 3276

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