Most Affordable Colleges in Mississippi for 2019

State of Mississippi
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for Mississippi residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for Mississippi residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of Mississippi.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 Rust College $13,300 Image $17,100 22% 860 825 43.22%
2 Blue Mountain College $13,500 Image $24,800 46% 588 1,050 99.52%
3 Delta State University $15,000 Image $20,400 27% 3,037 1,050 86.92%
4 Alcorn State University $15,600 Image $23,100 33% 3,172 1,010 78.61%
5 Mississippi Valley State University $15,900 Image $21,000 24% 1,977 930 86.28%
6 Mississippi University for Women $16,100 Image $20,300 21% 2,577 1,055 98.02%
7 University of Mississippi $16,700 Image $26,800 38% 18,737 1,226 83.91%
8 Jackson State University $18,600 Image $23,100 19% 6,500 995 71.73%
9 Tougaloo College $19,100 Image $25,600 25% 793 1,024 74.72%
10 Mississippi College $19,200 Image $31,400 39% 3,242 1,229 39.03%
11 University of Southern Mississippi $20,400 Image $22,000 7% 11,815 1,123 98.43%
12 Mississippi State University $21,200 Image $25,600 17% 18,312 1,192 62.4%
13 Millsaps College $22,200 Image $59,900 63% 807 1,214 48.95%
14 Belhaven University $24,400 Image $35,800 32% 2,482 1,090 59.12%
15 William Carey University $27,600 Image $27,600 0% 3,097 1,178 48.82%
School data from 2016-2017
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