The price of education: Which 4-year Mississippi schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?


Mississippi residents attending four-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Southeastern Baptist College, Mississippi Valley State University and Mississippi University for Women, according to an analysis of federal data.

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

Where do residents pay the lowest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Southeastern Baptist College
Laurel
38
$6,025
2
Mississippi Valley State University
Bena
2,385
$6,550
3
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus
2,789
$6,940
4
Alcorn State University
State
3,716
$7,084
5
Delta State University
Cleveland
3,785
$7,246
6
Jackson State University
Jackson
8,558
$8,051
7
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg
14,478
$8,624
8
Mississippi State University
State
21,883
$8,650
9
University of Mississippi
University
23,136
$8,660
10
Rust College
Springs
860
$9,900
11
Tougaloo College
Tougaloo
809
$10,600
12
Blue Mountain College
Mountain
601
$12,584
13
William Carey University
Hattiesburg
4,839
$12,600
14
Strayer University-Mississippi
Jackson
359
$13,380
15
Mississippi College
Clinton
5,036
$18,026
16
Belhaven University
Jackson
4,458
$25,300
17
Millsaps College
Jackson
859
$39,910

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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 University of Mississippi University of Southern Mississippi William Carey University

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