The price of education: Which 2-year Mississippi schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?


Mississippi residents attending two-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at East Central Community College, Northwest Mississippi Community College and Coahoma Community College, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported by two-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
East Central Community College
Decatur
2,560
$2,870
2
Northwest Mississippi Community College
Senatobia
7,654
$3,000
3
Coahoma Community College
Clarksdale
1,954
$3,003
4
Mississippi Delta Community College
Moorhead
2,320
$3,030
5
Meridian Community College
Meridian
3,555
$3,054
6
Holmes Community College
Goodman
5,789
$3,110
7
Hinds Community College
Raymond
12,061
$3,130
8
Itawamba Community College
Fulton
5,019
$3,160
9
Copiah-Lincoln Community College Simpson County Center
Mendenhall
--
$3,180
10
Copiah-Lincoln Community College-Natchez Campus
Natchez
--
$3,180
11
Copiah-Lincoln Community College
Wesson
3,075
$3,180
12
Southwest Mississippi Community College
Summit
1,959
$3,280
13
Pearl River Community College-Forrest County Center
Hattiesburg
--
$3,410
14
East Mississippi Community College
Scooba
3,908
$3,440
15
Jones County Junior College
Ellisville
4,517
$3,480
16
Pearl River Community College
Poplarville
4,829
$3,500
17
Northeast Mississippi Community College
Booneville
3,501
$3,596
18
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Perkinston
8,888
$3,670
19
Delta Technical College
Lake
429
$9,975
20
Traxlers School of Hair
Jackson
60
$10,155
21
Healing Touch Career College
Hattiesburg
124
$10,900
22
Healing Touch Career College - Jackson
Jackson
--
$10,900
23
Chris Beauty College
Gulfport
91
$11,750
24
Corinth Academy of Cosmetology
Corinth
120
$12,600
25
KC's School of Hair Design
Pontotoc
45
$13,200
26
Fosters Cosmetology College
Ripley
42
$13,200
27
Unlimited Cosmetology School
Hattiesburg
16
$13,600
28
Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & Cosmetology
Clinton
60
$14,200
29
Academy of Hair Design-Grenada
Grenada
29
$14,200
30
The Academy of Hair Design Six
Hattiesburg
57
$14,200
31
Academy of Hair Design-Jackson
Jackson
57
$14,200
32
Academy of Hair Design-Pearl
Pearl
52
$14,200
33
Mississippi College of Beauty Culture
Laurel
48
$14,350
34
Magnolia College of Cosmetology
Jackson
139
$14,625
35
Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland
Ridgeland
526
$15,007
36
Concorde Career College-Southaven
Southaven
335
$15,840
37
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport
Gulfport
313
$15,881
38
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg
192
$15,980
39
Antonelli College-Jackson
Jackson
270
$15,980
40
Delta Beauty College
Greenville
14
$18,290


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Organizations in this Story

Academy of Hair Design-Grenada Academy of Hair Design-Jackson Academy of Hair Design-Pearl Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Antonelli College-Jackson Blue Cliff College-Gulfport 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 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 Jones County Junior College KC's School of Hair Design Magnolia College of Cosmetology Meridian Community College Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland Mississippi College of Beauty Culture Mississippi Delta Community College Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & Cosmetology Northeast Mississippi Community College Northwest Mississippi Community College Pearl River Community College Pearl River Community College-Forrest County Center Southwest Mississippi Community College The Academy of Hair Design Six Traxlers School of Hair Unlimited Cosmetology School

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