Mississippi residents paid $8,650 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $332 more than the $8,318 charged for 2017-18.
Non-residents paid 168.8 percent more than residents this year, or $23,250. Their price tag grew 4 percent from $22,358 in 2017-18.
About 58 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Mississippi residents. And about 42 percent are residents of other states.
Data shows 96 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 3,289 students received grants or scholarships totaling $33.8 million and 1,791 students took out student loans totaling more than $13.1 million.
Including all undergraduates (21,974), 14,660 students used grants or scholarships totaling $136 million, and 8,683 students took out $59 million in federal student loans.