Cost of college went up for all students at the University of Mississippi


In-state tuition and fees rose 4.3 percent for 2018-19 at the University of Mississippi, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Mississippi residents paid $8,660 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $360 more than the $8,300 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 184.2 percent more than residents this year, or $24,614. Their price tag grew 4.5 percent from $23,564 in 2017-18.

About 43 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Mississippi residents. And about 56 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 87 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 2,838 students received grants or scholarships totaling $31.8 million and 1,510 students took out student loans totaling more than $13.1 million.

Including all undergraduates (22,456), 12,957 students used grants or scholarships totaling $132.9 million, and 7,572 students took out $52.8 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~9,656
$7,444
$7,744
$8,300
$8,660
16.3%
Out-of-state
~12,575
$20,674
$22,012
$23,564
$24,614
19.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Mississippi in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
877
24%
$4,485,032
$5,114
State / local grant or scholarship
1,040
29%
$2,649,196
$2,547
Institutional grants or scholarships
2,375
65%
$24,678,043
$10,391
Grant or scholarship aid total
2,838
78%
$31,812,271
$11,209
Federal student loans
1,424
39%
$7,902,905
$5,550
Other student loans
286
8%
$5,191,280
$18,151
Student loan aid
1,510
41%
$13,094,185
$8,672
Total student aid
3,160
87%
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