Colleges in Jackson County, Mississippi

There are 2 Colleges in Jackson County, Mississippi, serving a population of 141,314 people in an area of 723 square miles. There is 1 College per 70,657 people, and 1 College per 361 square miles.

In Mississippi, Jackson County is ranked 43rd of 82 counties in Colleges per capita, and 19th of 82 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Jackson County Colleges

Find Jackson County, Mississippi colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.


Day Spa Career College 3900 Bienville Boulevard Ocean Springs, MS

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Haley Reeves Barbour Maritime Training Academy Campus 2721 Jerry St. Pé Hwy. Pascagoula, MS

About Jackson County Colleges

Jackson County Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Jackson County, MS. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Jackson County Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

Jackson County College Statistics

Find Jackson County 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.

Jackson County College Enrollment
 Jackson CountyMississippi
College/Grad School Enrollment8,038 (22.0%)202,471 (25.6%)
Jackson County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Jackson CountyMississippi
Some College, No Degree23,402 (24.5%)441,829 (22.6%)
Associate's Degree10,508 (11.0%)177,536 (9.1%)
Bachelor's Degree12,245 (12.8%)259,993 (13.3%)
Graduate/Professional Degree7,491 (7.9%)157,325 (8.0%)
Jackson County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Jackson CountyMississippi
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher19,736417,318
Arts, Humanities & Others3,538 (17.9%)80,615 (19.3%)
Business3,708 (18.8%)89,128 (21.4%)
Education3,951 (20.0%)90,883 (21.8%)
Science & Engineering5,770 (29.2%)106,008 (25.4%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields2,769 (14.0%)50,684 (12.1%)