Mississippi College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,550
3.24% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$18,040
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.96%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
42%
2,162 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
4,733
74.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
52.9%
246 Graduates

About

Mississippi College is a higher education institution located in Hinds County, MS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Mississippi College were Registered Nursing (179 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (61 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (48 degrees).

In 2019, 1,485 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mississippi College. 67% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (935 degrees), 2.58 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (362 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mississippi College is $17,550, which is $−4,476 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mississippi College is $17,550, which is $−4,476 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,040.

In 2019, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 47% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,550
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Mississippi College was $17,550. The cost of tuition at Mississippi College is $−4,476 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$18,040
2019 Value
2.97%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Mississippi College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,040. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Mississippi College grew by 2.97%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,507
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mississippi College was of $10,507 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 6.06% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.69% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
47%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Mississippi College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.11% with respect to 2018, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.96%
2017 Default Rate
93
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Mississippi College was 6.96%, which represents 93 out of the 1336 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Mississippi College received 2,162 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 2.44% annual decline. Out of those 2,162 applicants, 909 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 42% acceptance rate.

There were 4,733 students enrolled at Mississippi College in 2019, and 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Mississippi College has an overall enrollment yield of 51.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

42%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
909
Accepted Out of 2,162

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Mississippi College was 42% (909 admissions from 2,162 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 38.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −2.44%, while admissions grew by 6.82%.

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SAT Scores

11%
Submission Percentage
53
Scores Submitted

11% of enrolled first-time students at Mississippi College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Mississippi College has a total enrollment of 4,733 students. The full-time enrollment at Mississippi College is 3,540 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,193. This means that 74.8% of students enrolled at Mississippi College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mississippi College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.5% White, 22% Black or African American, 3.44% Hispanic or Latino, 2.85% Asian, 1.01% Two or More Races, 0.507% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0634% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Mississippi College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.5%), followed by White Male (27.3%) and Black or African American Female (8.47%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (32%), followed by White Male (23%) and Black or African American Female (18.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mississippi College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,733 students. The full-time enrollment at Mississippi College is 3,540 and the part-time enrollment is 1,193. This means that 74.8% of students enrolled at Mississippi College are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Mississippi College was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Mississippi College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,098
  2. Black or African American
    1,043
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    163

The enrolled student population at Mississippi College is 65.5% White, 22% Black or African American, 3.44% Hispanic or Latino, 2.85% Asian, 1.01% Two or More Races, 0.507% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0634% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 60 students (1.27%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 505 more women than men received degrees from Mississippi College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Mississippi College is white (935 degrees awarded). There were 2.58 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (362 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Mississippi College is Registered Nursing (179 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (61 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (48 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mississippi College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (126 degrees awarded), Biology (232 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (78 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mississippi College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,491,091 people), Secondary school teachers (532,305 people), Physicians (406,018 people), Education administrators (273,479 people), and Postsecondary teachers (206,405 people).

The most specialized majors at Mississippi College are Legal (126 degrees awarded), Biology (232 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (78 degrees), Education (291 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mississippi College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Actuaries, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Mississippi College are Legal (126 degrees awarded), Biology (232 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (78 degrees), Education (291 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mississippi College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,793,384 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (545,225 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (483,285 people), Offices of physicians (227,626 people), and Outpatient care centers (148,062 people).

The most specialized majors at Mississippi College are Legal (126 degrees awarded), Biology (232 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (78 degrees), Education (291 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Mississippi College.
Most Common
  1. 179 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 61 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 48 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Mississippi College was Registered Nursing with 179 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

490
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
995
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 490 degrees were awarded to men at Mississippi College, which is 0.492 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (995).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 79 degrees were awarded to men at Mississippi College in General Biomedical Sciences, which is 0.849 times less than the 93 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 161 degrees were awarded to women at Mississippi College in Registered Nursing, which is 8.94 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

43%
100% Completion Time
59%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 43% of students graduating from Mississippi College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mississippi College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.407% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    935 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    362 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    48 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mississippi College is white (935 degrees awarded). There were 2.58 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (362 degrees).

1.82% of degree recipients (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    622 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    313 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    269 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Mississippi College is white female (622 degrees awarded). There were 1.99 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (313 degrees).

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Operations

Mississippi College has an endowment valued at nearly $88.1M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.84M (3.22%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Mississippi College had a total salary expenditure of $79.6M. Mississippi College employs 63 Professors, 59 Assistant professors, and 54 Associate professors. Most academics at Mississippi College are Male Professors (49), Female Assistant professors(31), and Female Instructors (30).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mississippi College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 70 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 54 employees, and Management with 46 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$88.1M
2019 Endowment
1.28%
growth from 2018

Mississippi College has an endowment valued at about $88.1M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Mississippi College grew 1.28% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $49.6M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $141k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Mississippi College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $141k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$35.6M
2019 Salaries
3%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Mississippi College paid a median of $35.6M in salaries, which represents 44.7% of their overall expenditure ($79.6M) and a 3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.86% decline from 2017 and a 0.757% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.8M
Instructional Salaries
218
Number of Employees

In 2019, Mississippi College paid a total of $15.8M to 218 employees working as instructors, which represents 44.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
63 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
70 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mississippi College were Professor with 63 employees; Assistant professor with 59 employees; and Assistant professor with 54 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mississippi College were Office and Administrative Support with 70 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 54 employees; and Management with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mississippi College was Male Professor with 49 employees, Female Assistant professor with 31 employees, and Female Instructor with 30 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Mississippi College.

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