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Schools in Mississippi

The state of Mississippi has 60 schools. Mississippi offers subjects such as nutrition and school psychology. 20,733 students were enrolled in graduate programs, while in 2010, institutions in this state enrolled 159,340 students in undergraduate programs. In 2010, 33,024 students graduated with degrees from institutions in this state.

Overview

This state has nine 4-year institutions, 15 community and technical colleges, and 36 private institutions. Mississippi institutions offer 321 certificate programs, 813 associate's level programs, 600 programs at the bachelor's level, 308 programs at the master's level, and 105 programs at the doctorate level to students and this state offers subjects such as human resources and special education.

Depending on the school, Mississippi tuition varies. Average in-state tuition at 4-year public institutions is $5,072 per year. Community and technical public colleges cost $2,132 per year. Tuition at private institutions in Mississippi ranges from $4,550 to $27,812 every year.

In order to offset the tuition cost, college students in Mississippi get $987 every year. A majority of financial aid is loans but two-thirds of the financial aid are scholarships and the remainder is institutional grants. Institutions gave $43,144,420 to students in 2009. Mississippi institutions have a moderately diverse student population because close to 61% of students are female, about 14% of students are over 24 years of age, and almost half of the students are from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Women

61%

Men

39%

Age 18-24

72%

Age 25 & Up

27%

Student Enrollment in Mississippi 2008-2010

The number of students who Mississippi institutions had enrolled rose from 2008 to 2010. In particular, the number of undergraduate students climbed by 15,742 and the number of graduate students climbed by 2,609.

Student Enrollment in Mississippi 2008-2010

  • Undergraduate 2008: 143598
  • Undergraduate 2009: 155392
  • Undergraduate 2010: 159340
  • Graduate 2008: 18124
  • Graduate 2009: 19222
  • Graduate 2010: 20733

Completed Degrees in Mississippi

In 2010, 33,024 students graduated from certificate or degree programs in this state. Close to 3% of students graduated with doctorate degrees, while close to 39% of students graduated with bachelor degrees.

Completed Degrees in Mississippi

  • Certificate: 4675
  • Associates: 9845
  • Bachelors: 12986
  • Masters: 4364
  • Doctorate: 1154

National VS Mississippi Student Graduation Rate

Graduation rates for full-time first-time students in this state are lower than graduation rates for students around the United States.

National VS Mississippi Student Graduation Rate

  • National Graduating Students: 1409453
  • National Non-Graduating Students: 1979609
  • Mississippi Graduating Students: 12947
  • Mississippi Non-Graduating Students: 24756

Top Mississippi Jobs by Median Salary

Top Mississippi Jobs by Median Salary

  • Internists, General: 209106
  • Physicians and Surgeons, All Other: 208860
  • Obstetricians and Gynecologists: 202822
  • Surgeons: 192835
  • Pediatricians, General: 188715

Mississippi Job Market

Mississippi Job Market

  • Mississippi Average Salary 2008: 33130
  • Mississippi Average Salary 2009: 33637
  • Mississippi Average Salary 2010: 33930
  • Mississippi Employment Number 2008: 2269660
  • Mississippi Employment Number 2009: 2190475
  • Mississippi Employment Number 2010: 2138925

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1. Day Spa Career College

3900 Bienville Blvd
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
(228) 875-4809

Day Spa Career College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Ocean Springs, MS. This school offers four programs. This vocational school offers students four certificates. This vocational school is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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2. Tougaloo College

500 W County Line Rd
Tougaloo, MS 39174
(601) 977-7700

Tougaloo College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tougaloo, MS. It offers 22 programs. Specifically, Tougaloo offers two degrees at the associate's level to students and 20 degrees at the bachelor's level. It is one of 4 liberal arts colleges in Mississippi.

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3. The Healing Touch School of Massage Therapy

4700 Hardy St Ste H
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
(601) 261-0111

The Healing Touch School of Massage Therapy, which is near the center of the city, is located in Hattiesburg, MS and this school offers one program. It is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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4. The Wesley Biblical Seminary

787 E. Northside Drive
Jackson, MS 39286
(601) 366-8880

The Wesley Biblical Seminary, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Jackson, MS. It offers two programs. Students are offered two master's level degrees by it.

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5. The Academy of Hair Design Three

1815 Terry Rd
Jackson, MS 39204
(601) 372-9800

The Academy of Hair Design Three, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Jackson, MS. It offers three programs. It offers three certificates to students. This vocational school is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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6. The Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & Cosmetology

507 Springridge Rd Ste G
Clinton, MS 39056
(601) 925-1344

The Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & Cosmetology, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Clinton, MS. It offers three programs. This school offers three certificates to students. This school is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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7. The University of Mississippi Medical Center

2500 N State St
Jackson, MS 39216-4505
(601) 984-1000

The University of Mississippi Medical Center, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Jackson, MS. It offers 32 programs. Of those, it offers five certificates to students, six degrees at the bachelor's level, five degrees at the master's level, and 16 doctorate level degrees. This public school is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Mississippi.

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8. Jones County Junior College

900 S Court St
Ellisville, MS 39437
(601) 477-4000

Jones County Junior College offers 38 programs. Of those, it offers students 15 certificates and 23 degrees at the associate's level. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Ellisville, MS. This community college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

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9. J & J Hair Design College

333 Pass Road
Gulfport, MS 39507
(228) 864-4663

J & J Hair Design College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Gulfport, MS. It offers two programs. This vocational school offers two certificates to students. It is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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10. Millsaps College

1701 N State St
Jackson, MS 39210-0001
(601) 974-1000

Millsaps College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Jackson, MS. Millsaps offers 31 programs. Specifically, students are offered 29 degrees at the bachelor's level by this liberal arts college and two master's level degrees. It is one of 4 liberal arts colleges in Mississippi.

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11. Virginia College - Jackson

4795 Interstate 55 N
Jackson, MS 39206-4026
(601) 977-0960

Virginia College-Jackson, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Jackson, MS. This school offers 15 programs. More specifically, it offers eight certificates to students and seven associate's level degrees.

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12. Pearl River Community College

101 Hwy 11 N
Poplarville, MS 39470
(601) 403-1000

Pearl River Community College, which is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Poplarville, MS. It offers 29 programs. Specifically, students are offered 14 certificates by this medium-sized college and 15 associate's level degrees. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

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13. The Academy of Hair Design Four

3167 Hwy 80 E
Pearl, MS 39208
(601) 939-4441

The Academy of Hair Design Four, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Pearl, MS. It offers two programs. It offers two certificates to students. It is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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14. The Corinth Academy of Cosmetology

502 Cruise St
Corinth, MS 38834
(662) 286-9200

The Corinth Academy of Cosmetology, which is near the center of the city, is located in Corinth, MS. It offers three programs. Students are offered three certificates by it. It is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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15. Mississippi Valley State University

14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400
(662) 254-9041

Mississippi Valley State University offers 38 programs. Out of those, students are offered 29 bachelor's level degrees by it and nine degrees at the master's level. MVSU, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Itta Bena, MS. This public school is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Mississippi.

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16. ITT Technical Institute - Madison

382 Galleria Pkwy Ste 100
Madison, MS 39110
(601) 607-4500

ITT Technical Institute-Madison, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Madison, MS. It offers 13 programs. More specifically, ITT Tech offers students seven associate's level degrees and six bachelor's level degrees. This school is the only technical college in Mississippi.

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17. Blue Cliff College - Gulfport

12251 Bernard Pkwy
Gulfport, MS 39503
(228) 896-9727x0000

Blue Cliff College-Gulfport offers four programs. Out of those, it offers three certificates to students and one degree at the associate's level. This school, which is 6.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Gulfport, MS.

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18. Belhaven University

1500 Peachtree St
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 968-5940

Belhaven University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Jackson, MS. It offers 39 programs. More specifically, it offers five certificates to students, one degree at the associate's level, 28 degrees at the bachelor's level, and five degrees at the master's level.

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19. Mississippi Delta Community College

Hwy 3 and Cherry St
Moorhead, MS 38761
(662) 246-6322

Mississippi Delta Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Moorhead, MS. It offers 46 programs. Of those, students are offered 15 certificates by this college and 31 degrees at the associate's level. This community college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

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20. Virginia College - Biloxi

920 Cedar Lake Rd-Ste C
Biloxi, MS 39532
(228) 392-2994x3109

Virginia College-Biloxi, which is 4.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Biloxi, MS. It offers 13 programs. Of those, this school offers four certificates to students and nine associate's level degrees.

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21. The Creations College of Cosmetology

2419 W Main St
Tupelo, MS 38801-2635
(662) 844-9264

The Creations College of Cosmetology, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tupelo, MS and it offers one program. It is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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22. J & J Hair Design College

305 Hwy 16 W
Carthage, MS 39051-4423
(601) 267-3678

J & J Hair Design College, which is 0.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Carthage, MS. It offers three programs. It offers three certificates to students. This vocational school is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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23. Strayer University - Mississippi

460 Briarwood Dr
Jackson, MS 39206
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-Mississippi, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Jackson, MS. It offers 24 programs. Of those, it offers four certificates to students, eight associate's level degrees, six degrees at the bachelor's level, and six degrees at the master's level.

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24. Antonelli College - Jackson

2323 Lakeland Drive
Jackson, MS 39232
(601) 362-9991

Antonelli College-Jackson, which is near the center of the city, is located in Jackson, MS. It offers 13 programs. Out of those, students are offered three certificates by it and ten degrees at the associate's level.

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25. East Mississippi Community College

1512 Kemper Street
Scooba, MS 39358-0158
(662) 476-5000

East Mississippi Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Scooba, MS. It offers 27 programs. Specifically, students are offered ten certificates by this college and 17 degrees at the associate's level. This college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

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26. The Mississippi School of Therapeutic Massage

1935 Lakeland Dr Ste A
Jackson, MS 39216
(601) 362-3624

The Mississippi School of Therapeutic Massage offers one program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Jackson, MS. It is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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27. The Academy of Hair Design Six

Cloverleaf Mall D-4
Hattiesburg, MS 39401-7569
(601) 583-1290

The Academy of Hair Design Six, which is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Hattiesburg, MS. This school offers three programs. It offers students three certificates. It is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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28. The Magnolia College of Cosmetology

4725 I55 N
Jackson, MS 39206
(601) 362-6940

The Magnolia College of Cosmetology, which is 4.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Jackson, MS. It offers four programs. It offers students four certificates. This school is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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29. Delta Beauty College

697 Delta Plaza
Greenville, MS 38701
(662) 332-0587

Delta Beauty College, which is near the center of the city, is in Greenville, MS. This school offers two programs. Students are offered two certificates by it. This vocational school is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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30. Fosters Cosmetology College

1813 Hwy 15 N
Ripley, MS 38663-0066
(662) 837-9334

Fosters Cosmetology College offers three programs. Students are offered three certificates by it. This school, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Ripley, MS. This school is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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31. Rust College

150 Rust Ave
Holly Springs, MS 38635
(601) 252-8000

Rust College offers 22 programs. More specifically, students are offered two associate's level degrees by it and 20 degrees at the bachelor's level. RC, which is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Holly Springs, MS. This very small school is one of 4 liberal arts colleges in Mississippi.

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32. Antonelli College - Hattiesburg

1500 N 31st Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 583-4100

Antonelli College-Hattiesburg, which is near the center of the city, is in Hattiesburg, MS. It offers 15 programs. Out of those, it offers three certificates to students and 12 associate's level degrees.

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33. Blue Mountain College

201 W Main St
Blue Mountain, MS 38610-9509
(662) 685-4771

Blue Mountain College, which is 0.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Blue Mountain, MS. It offers 23 programs. More specifically, it offers 22 bachelor's level degrees to students and one master's level degree. It is one of 4 liberal arts colleges in Mississippi.

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34. Final Touch Beauty School

5700 North Hills Street
Meridian, MS 39307
(601) 485-7733

Final Touch Beauty School, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Meridian, MS. It offers three programs. This vocational school offers students three certificates. It is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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35. Southeastern Baptist College

4229 Hwy 15 N
Laurel, MS 39440-9989
(601) 426-6346

Southeastern Baptist College, which is 3.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Laurel, MS. This school offers four programs. Of those, it offers students three degrees at the associate's level and one bachelor's level degree.

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36. Delta Technical College

6550 D Interstate Blvd.
Horn Lake, MS 38637
(662) 280-1443

Delta Technical College, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Horn Lake, MS. This school offers eight programs. This school offers eight certificates to students. It is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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37. The Mississippi College of Beauty Culture

732 Sawmill Rd
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 428-7043

The Mississippi College of Beauty Culture offers two programs. It offers two certificates to students. This school, which is 0.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Laurel, MS. It is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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38. Southwest Mississippi Community College

1156 College Dr
Summit, MS 39666-0000
(601) 276-2000

Southwest Mississippi Community College offers 24 programs. Out of those, it offers students nine certificates and 15 degrees at the associate's level. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Summit, MS. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

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39. The Academy of Hair Design One

2003-B S Commerce
Grenada, MS 38901
(662) 226-2464

The Academy of Hair Design One, which is near the center of the city, is located in Grenada, MS. It offers two programs. Students are offered two certificates by it. This school is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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40. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

51 Main Street
Perkinston, MS 39573
(601) 928-5211

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, which is 0.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Perkinston, MS. It offers 84 programs. Specifically, it offers 18 certificates to students and 66 degrees at the associate's level. This college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

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41. East Central Community College

275 West Broad Street
Decatur, MS 39327-0129
(601) 635-2111

East Central Community College offers 53 programs. Out of those, this college offers 13 certificates to students and 40 associate's level degrees. This college, which is 0.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Decatur, MS. This college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

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42. Hinds Community College

505 East Main Street
Raymond, MS 39154
(601) 857-5261

Hinds Community College, which is 0.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Raymond, MS. It offers 144 programs. Specifically, this big college offers students 39 certificates and 105 associate's level degrees. This community college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

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43. Jackson State University

1440 J R Lynch St
Jackson, MS 39217
(601) 979-2121

Jackson State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Jackson, MS. This university offers 88 programs. More specifically, students are offered four certificates by it, 38 bachelor's level degrees, 35 master's level degrees, and 11 doctorate level degrees. It is one of 5 research universities in Mississippi.

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44. Mississippi College

200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, MS 39058
(601) 925-3000

Mississippi College offers 110 programs. Out of those, MC offers three certificates to students, 60 bachelor's level degrees, 46 degrees at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree. MC, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Clinton, MS. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Mississippi in terms of programs.

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45. Chris Beauty College

1265 Pass Rd
Gulfport, MS 39501
(228) 864-2920

Chris Beauty College, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Gulfport, MS. This school offers four programs. This school offers students four certificates. This school is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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46. Traxlers School of Hair

2845 Suncrest Dr
Jackson, MS 39212
(601) 371-0226

Traxlers School of Hair offers two programs. Students are offered two certificates by it. This school, which is 5.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Jackson, MS. It is one of 20 vocational schools in Mississippi.

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47. William Carey University

498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401-5499
(601) 318-6051

William Carey University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Hattiesburg, MS. WCU offers 54 programs. More specifically, this school offers students one certificate, 32 bachelor's level degrees, and 21 degrees at the master's level.

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48. Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762
(662) 325-2323

Mississippi State University, which is 0.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Mississippi State, MS. It offers 159 programs. Of those, this university offers one certificate to students, 71 bachelor's level degrees, 54 master's level degrees, and 33 degrees at the doctorate level. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Mississippi.

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49. The University of Mississippi Main Campus

Oxford- Mississippi
University, MS 38677-1848
(662) 915-7211

The University of Mississippi Main Campus offers 126 programs. More specifically, it offers students three certificates, 67 bachelor's level degrees, 36 master's level degrees, and 20 doctorate level degrees. This research university is located near University, MS. Ole Miss is one of 2 schools requiring freshmen to live on campus in Mississippi.

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50. Holmes Community College

#1 Hill St
Goodman, MS 39079
(662) 472-2312

Holmes Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Goodman, MS. It offers 66 programs. Of those, students are offered 11 certificates by it and 55 degrees at the associate's level. This college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

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51. Alcorn State University

1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
(601) 877-6100

Alcorn State University offers 39 programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate by Alcorn State, one degree at the associate's level, 28 degrees at the bachelor's level, and nine degrees at the master's level. Alcorn State, which is near the center of the city, is located in Alcorn State, MS. This university is one of 5 research universities in Mississippi.

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52. Coahoma Community College

3240 Friars Point Rd
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-2571

Coahoma Community College offers 62 programs. Out of those, it offers nine certificates to students and 53 degrees at the associate's level. This community college, which is 4.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Clarksdale, MS. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

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53. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

1001 Co-Lin Lane
Wesson, MS 39191
(601) 643-5101

Copiah-Lincoln Community College, which is 0.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Wesson, MS. It offers 87 programs. Out of those, it offers students 16 certificates and 71 degrees at the associate's level. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi and the eighth largest institution in the state of Mississippi.

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54. Delta State University

Hwy 8 West
Cleveland, MS 38733
(662) 846-3000

Delta State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Cleveland, MS. This school offers 54 programs. Of those, this medium-sized school offers two certificates to students, 37 degrees at the bachelor's level, 14 degrees at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree. Delta State is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Mississippi.

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55. The University of Southern Mississippi

118 College Drive # 0001
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
(601) 266-1000

The University of Southern Mississippi, which is near the center of the city, is in Hattiesburg, MS. It offers 156 programs. Of those, it offers students three certificates, 75 bachelor's level degrees, 55 master's level degrees, and 23 doctorate level degrees. It is one of 5 research universities in Mississippi.

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56. Meridian Community College

910 Hwy 19 N
Meridian, MS 39307-5801
(601) 483-8241x799

Meridian Community College offers 40 programs. Specifically, it offers students 14 certificates and 26 associate's level degrees. This community college, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Meridian, MS. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

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57. Itawamba Community College

602 W Hill St
Fulton, MS 38843-1099
(601) 862-8000

Itawamba Community College, which is 0.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Fulton, MS. It offers 86 programs. More specifically, this college offers ten certificates to students and 76 associate's level degrees. This college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

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58. Mississippi University for Women

1100 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701
(662) 329-4750

Mississippi University for Women offers 35 programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate by this school, one degree at the associate's level, 25 bachelor's level degrees, and eight degrees at the master's level. MUW, which is 0.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Columbus, MS. This public school is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Mississippi.

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59. Northeast Mississippi Community College

101 Cunningham Blvd
Booneville, MS 38829
(662) 728-7751

Northeast Mississippi Community College, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Booneville, MS. It offers 89 programs. More specifically, it offers students eight certificates and 81 degrees at the associate's level. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

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60. Northwest Mississippi Community College

4975 Hwy 51 N
Senatobia, MS 38668-1714
(662) 562-3200

Northwest Mississippi Community College offers 85 programs. Specifically, it offers students ten certificates and 75 degrees at the associate's level. This college, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Senatobia, MS. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.