Mississippi College Rankings

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In the World#2680 of 14178
In North America#823 of 2629
In the United States#756 of 2528
In Mississippi#6 of 18
In Clinton#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Southern Baptist
Acceptance rate
42%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$18,040 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,944
Graduates
1,789
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
mc.edu

Mississippi College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate42%45%40%
Applicants2,1627831,379
Admissions909356553
Freshmen enrolled full time461189272
Freshmen enrolled part time422

1,850 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

785 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
53 or 11%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1060
or below

75% of them
had 1230
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Mississippi College are 1060-1230 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
433 or 93%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Mississippi College are 22-29 (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

White3098 (66%)
Black or African American1043 (22%)
Hispanic163 (3%)
Nonresident Alien159 (3%)
Asian135 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown60 (1%)
Two or more races48 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native14 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,040/year
Average aid awarded
$15,841
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,491
$30-48K$14,938
$48-75K$18,221
$75-110K$19,160
$110K+$19,891

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$17,550$11,250
Tuition in-state$17,550$11,250
Tuition out-of-state$17,550$11,250
Fee in-district$1,250$880
Fee in-state$1,250$880
Fee out-of-state$1,250$880

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,789
Combined charge for room and board$10,610

Mississippi College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse179
Biomedical Sciences, General37135
Law116
Business Administration and Management, General4827
Educational Leadership and Administration, General5511
Kinesiology and Exercise Science61
Biology & Biological Sciences, General1936
Elementary Education and Teaching3613
Curriculum and Instruction43
Psychology, General39
Accounting277
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities34
Physician Assistant30
Finance, General1315
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration243
Speech Communication and Rhetoric24
Health Services Administration23
Special Education and Teaching, General23
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services20
Social Work19
Graphic Design144
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management89
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor16
Computer Science123
Marketing & Marketing Management, General15
Chemistry, General14
Mathematics, General95
Counseling Psychology14
History, General13
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling13
Christian Studies12
Writing, General11
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies11
Interior Design11
Political Science and Government, General10
Secondary Education and Teaching10
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration10
English & Language Arts Teacher Education62
Accounting and Business & Management8
Sports Communication52
Sociology7
Legal Assistant & Paralegal7
Art Teacher Education43
Early Childhood Education and Teaching5
English Language and Literature, General5
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other5
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other4
Social Studies Teacher Education4
Public Relations & Image Management31
General Literature4
International & Global Studies4
Exercise Physiology4
Engineering, Other4
Sculpture3
Music Teacher Education21
Communication, General3
Computer and Information Sciences, General3
Keyboard Instruments12
Mass Communication & Media Studies3
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3
Programs for Foreign Lawyers3
Language Interpretation and Translation2
Voice and Opera2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies2
Music Pedagogy2
Business Teacher Education2
Biochemistry1
Fine & Studio Arts, General1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Biology Teacher Education1
French Language and Literature1
Religious & Sacred Music1
Social Science Teacher Education1
Art & Art Studies, General1
Management Information Systems, General1
Conducting1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth1
Medical Informatics1
Grand Total750585141
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate57%49%65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 22%

Publications & Citations

Publications
480
Citations
4,386

Publication count by topic

Chemistry
93
Political science
82
Biology
72
Psychology
53
Sociology
32
Business
23
Medicine
23
Economics
22
Computer science
16
Geography
13
History
5
Engineering
4
Art
4
Mathematics
4
Philosophy
3
Materials science
2
Physics
2
Geology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Economics1961603
Political science252782
Psychology2844747
Philosophy28602
Chemistry30401,472
Sociology346037
Physics3476111
Geography350857
Biology3627732
Geology363720
Medicine3926353
Engineering419364
Business454021
Mathematics524119
Computer science562521

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990213
199154
199225
199330
199485
1995710
1996138
1997823
19981727
19991138
20001448
2001756
2002981
2003891
200411101
2005689
200616118
200716150
200822195
200924199
201023219
201122277
201225305
201327309
201427313
201515334
201617265
201723277
201821240
20199239
202011276

General info

Alternative namesMC
Founded1826
WikipediaMississippi College
MottoVeritas et Virtus
Truth and Virtue
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session (May - August)
Total FTE staff589
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, Mississippi, 39058
United States
City population25,000
Phone6019253000
Fax+1 (601) 925 3276

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