Colleges in Mississippi

There are 105 Colleges in Mississippi, serving a population of 2,986,220 people in an area of 46,912 square miles. There is 1 College per 28,440 people, and 1 College per 446 square miles.

The state of Mississippi is ranked 26th in Colleges per capita, and 37th in Colleges per square mile.

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Mississippi College Statistics

Find Mississippi College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Mississippi College Enrollment
 MississippiUnited States
College/Grad School Enrollment202,471 (25.6%)22,848,124 (27.9%)
Mississippi Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 MississippiUnited States
Some College, No Degree441,829 (22.6%)44,935,834 (20.8%)
Associate's Degree177,536 (9.1%)17,917,481 (8.3%)
Bachelor's Degree259,993 (13.3%)41,377,068 (19.1%)
Graduate/Professional Degree157,325 (8.0%)25,510,535 (11.8%)
Mississippi Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 MississippiUnited States
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher417,31866,887,603
Arts, Humanities & Others80,615 (19.3%)15,191,554 (22.7%)
Business89,128 (21.4%)13,645,002 (20.4%)
Education90,883 (21.8%)8,503,371 (12.7%)
Science & Engineering106,008 (25.4%)23,297,975 (34.8%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields50,684 (12.1%)6,249,701 (9.3%)