State institution: These 4-year Mississippi schools attract the fewest in-state students


Rust College, Belhaven University and Millsaps College enrolled the fewest in-state students of all four-year Mississippi schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Mississippi 4-year schools attracting the fewest in-state students

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
In-state students (%)
Out-of-state students (%)
Foreign countries (%)
Unknown (%)
1
Rust College
Springs
860
29%
58%
0%
13%
2
Belhaven University
Jackson
2,482
38%
60%
0%
2%
3
Millsaps College
Jackson
807
38%
60%
3%
0%
4
University of Mississippi
University
18,737
43%
56%
1%
0%
5
Jackson State University
Jackson
6,500
47%
51%
1%
0%
6
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus
2,577
50%
17%
34%
0%
7
Mississippi Valley State University
Bena
1,977
53%
45%
2%
0%
8
Alcorn State University
State
3,172
59%
38%
2%
1%
9
Mississippi College
Clinton
3,242
59%
41%
0%
0%
10
Mississippi State University
State
18,312
59%
40%
1%
0%
11
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg
11,815
65%
27%
8%
0%
12
Tougaloo College
Tougaloo
793
70%
29%
1%
0%
13
Delta State University
Cleveland
3,037
72%
24%
4%
0%
14
Blue Mountain College
Mountain
588
73%
25%
2%
0%
15
William Carey University
Hattiesburg
3,097
77%
23%
0%
0%
16
Southeastern Baptist College
Laurel
38
100%
0%
0%
0%
17
Strayer University-Mississippi
Jackson
283
100%
0%
0%
0%


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Organizations in this Story

Alcorn State University Belhaven University Blue Mountain College Delta State University Jackson State University Millsaps College Mississippi College Mississippi State University Mississippi University for Women Mississippi Valley State University Rust College Southeastern Baptist College Strayer University-Mississippi Tougaloo College U.S. Department of Education University of Mississippi University of Southern Mississippi William Carey University

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