38%

Acceptance Rate

$14,661

Avg.Financial Aid

002415

FAFSA Code

About Mississippi College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,103

Website

www.mc.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Southern Baptist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Mississippi College, which is located in Clinton, Mississippi is a private, Southern Baptist university. At Mississippi College, around 89% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 60% of the students are females and 40% are males. Finally, at MC around 73% are white, 16% are Black or African American, and 4% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Fred McAfee, Phil Bryant, Gregg Harper, and Ted DiBiase Jr. are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, MC offers around 250 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Location & Contact

Address

200 South Capitol Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6019253000
Fax: 6019253276
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. It is generally considered that the ranking of any college helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Mississippi College, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

38%

SAT Range

1030 - 1236

ACT Range

21 - 28

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

None

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to MC is moderately difficult. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $25. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1060-1230 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Mississippi College is 25. However, those getting an ACT score less than 22 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058. To gather more information, they can call them at (601) 925-3000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$17,520

Average Annual Cost

$17,000

Books And Supplies

$1,400

Other Fees

$1,026

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,300

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,279

Total One Year Cost

$34,005

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to MC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $35,595 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($18,800), books and supplies ($1,500), room and boarding ($10,610), and budget for other expenses ($4,473) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

80%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

29%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

78 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

66 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

57 Graduates

Biology, General

50 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

46 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

31 Graduates

Psychology, General

31 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

29 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

23 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

19 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

18 Graduates

Marketing

15 Graduates

Social Work

14 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

13 Graduates

Sociology

13 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

12 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

12 Graduates

History

11 Graduates

Political Science and Government

11 Graduates

Chemistry

10 Graduates

Mathematics

9 Graduates

Literature

8 Graduates

Legal Support Services

7 Graduates

International/Global Studies

5 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

4 Graduates

Computer Science

4 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

4 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Engineering Physics

2 Graduates

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and...

2 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

2 Graduates

Physics

2 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

2 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,232

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

29%

Full-time

86%

Part-time

14%

Students Gender

Male

38%

US National: 44%

Female

62%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

71% White

0% Unknown

19% Black

3% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

42%

Out Of State

55%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$52,825 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 93% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

93%

Undergrads in College Housing

63%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Choctaws

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Gulf South Conference

Total Male Athletes

276

Total Female Athletes

125

Intramural Sports

14

Sports Club

5

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At MC, $10,610 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Mississippi College offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. The college has enrolled around 40% male and 60% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,000

$30,568

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$218 - 317

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$14,661

Students Receiving Federal Grants

32%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,608

Students Receiving State Aid

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,770

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,487

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$16,939

$30K - $48K

$17,408

$48K - $75K

$15,472

$75K - $110K

$12,562

> $110K

$12,482

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$19,807,855

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$9,056,635

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at MC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Mississippi College is around $13,458 and the federal grant is $4,595. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,369 as well as institutional aid worth $13,458.

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