The price of education: Which Mississippi schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Mississippi residents pay the highest in-state tuition at Millsaps College, Belhaven University and Delta Beauty College, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Millsaps College
Jackson
859
$39,910
2
Belhaven University
Jackson
4,458
$25,300
3
Delta Beauty College
Greenville
14
$18,290
4
Mississippi College
Clinton
5,036
$18,026
5
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg
192
$15,980
6
Antonelli College-Jackson
Jackson
270
$15,980
7
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport
Gulfport
313
$15,881
8
Concorde Career College-Southaven
Southaven
335
$15,840
9
Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland
Ridgeland
526
$15,007
10
Magnolia College of Cosmetology
Jackson
139
$14,625
11
Mississippi College of Beauty Culture
Laurel
48
$14,350
12
Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & Cosmetology
Clinton
60
$14,200
13
Academy of Hair Design-Grenada
Grenada
29
$14,200
14
The Academy of Hair Design Six
Hattiesburg
57
$14,200
15
Academy of Hair Design-Jackson
Jackson
57
$14,200
16
Academy of Hair Design-Pearl
Pearl
52
$14,200
17
Unlimited Cosmetology School
Hattiesburg
16
$13,600
18
Strayer University-Mississippi
Jackson
359
$13,380
19
KC's School of Hair Design
Pontotoc
45
$13,200
20
Fosters Cosmetology College
Ripley
42
$13,200
21
Corinth Academy of Cosmetology
Corinth
120
$12,600
22
William Carey University
Hattiesburg
4,839
$12,600
23
Blue Mountain College
Mountain
601
$12,584
24
Chris Beauty College
Gulfport
91
$11,750
25
Healing Touch Career College
Hattiesburg
124
$10,900
26
Healing Touch Career College - Jackson
Jackson
--
$10,900
27
Tougaloo College
Tougaloo
809
$10,600
28
Traxlers School of Hair
Jackson
60
$10,155
29
Delta Technical College
Lake
429
$9,975
30
Rust College
Springs
860
$9,900
31
University of Mississippi
University
23,136
$8,660
32
Mississippi State University
State
21,883
$8,650
33
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg
14,478
$8,624
34
Jackson State University
Jackson
8,558
$8,051
35
Delta State University
Cleveland
3,785
$7,246
36
Alcorn State University
State
3,716
$7,084
37
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus
2,789
$6,940
38
Mississippi Valley State University
Bena
2,385
$6,550
39
Southeastern Baptist College
Laurel
38
$6,025
40
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Perkinston
8,888
$3,670
41
Northeast Mississippi Community College
Booneville
3,501
$3,596
42
Pearl River Community College
Poplarville
4,829
$3,500
43
Jones County Junior College
Ellisville
4,517
$3,480
44
East Mississippi Community College
Scooba
3,908
$3,440
45
Pearl River Community College-Forrest County Center
Hattiesburg
--
$3,410
46
Southwest Mississippi Community College
Summit
1,959
$3,280
47
Copiah-Lincoln Community College Simpson County Center
Mendenhall
--
$3,180
48
Copiah-Lincoln Community College-Natchez Campus
Natchez
--
$3,180
49
Copiah-Lincoln Community College
Wesson
3,075
$3,180
50
Itawamba Community College
Fulton
5,019
$3,160
51
Hinds Community College
Raymond
12,061
$3,130
52
Holmes Community College
Goodman
5,789
$3,110
53
Meridian Community College
Meridian
3,555
$3,054
54
Mississippi Delta Community College
Moorhead
2,320
$3,030
55
Coahoma Community College
Clarksdale
1,954
$3,003
56
Northwest Mississippi Community College
Senatobia
7,654
$3,000
57
East Central Community College
Decatur
2,560
$2,870

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Academy of Hair Design-Grenada Academy of Hair Design-Jackson Academy of Hair Design-Pearl Alcorn State University Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Antonelli College-Jackson Belhaven University Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Blue Mountain College Chris Beauty College Coahoma Community College Concorde Career College-Southaven Copiah-Lincoln Community College Copiah-Lincoln Community College Simpson County Center Copiah-Lincoln Community College-Natchez Campus Corinth Academy of Cosmetology Delta Beauty College Delta State University Delta Technical College East Central Community College East Mississippi Community College Fosters Cosmetology College Healing Touch Career College Healing Touch Career College - Jackson Hinds Community College Holmes Community College Itawamba Community College Jackson State University Jones County Junior College KC's School of Hair Design Magnolia College of Cosmetology Meridian Community College Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland Millsaps College Mississippi College Mississippi College of Beauty Culture Mississippi Delta Community College Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & Cosmetology Mississippi State University Mississippi University for Women Mississippi Valley State University Northeast Mississippi Community College Northwest Mississippi Community College Pearl River Community College Pearl River Community College-Forrest County Center Rust College Southeastern Baptist College Southwest Mississippi Community College Strayer University-Mississippi The Academy of Hair Design Six Tougaloo College Traxlers School of Hair University of Mississippi University of Southern Mississippi Unlimited Cosmetology School William Carey University

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