Box 4026Clinton, MS 39058 601-925-3800
About Mississippi College
  • Year of Foundation 1826
  • Size of Campus 320 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Southern Baptist
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,553
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 18%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 12,900
  • Room and Board $6,150
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 3,084
Mississippi College, affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention, is a private, co-educational, Christian university of liberal arts and sciences serving more than 5,000 students from 40 states and 30 countries. Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of Mississippi and second oldest Baptist university in the nation. With more than 80 areas of study, 14 graduate programs, a doctor of jurisprudence degree and a doctor of education leadership degree, Mississippi College seeks to be a university recognized for academic excellence and commitment to the cause of Christ.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Delta Mu Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Pi, Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Phi Theta Kappa Alum
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) The Black Student Association Plus, Mu Kappa (Missionary kids and American kids who grew up in foreign countries), International Student Programming, International Student Outreach, and Pathfinders through the Baptist Stude
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 6%
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Welcome Week, Family Day, Homecoming, Sadie Hawkins, Lighting of the Quad, Spring Fever Week, Unity/Black History Week, Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week, I Love America Day, and Freshman Experience
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union (BSU), Canterbury Episcopal Student Society, Catholic Student Association (CSA), Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Reformed University Fellowship (RUF)
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 5
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Distance to nearest airport Jackson, MS (25)
  • Distance to nearest train Jackson, MS (15)
  • Distance to nearest bus Jackson, MS (17)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (52%), men's dorms (48%), special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 64%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 60%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 1%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 61%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 35%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 55%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 11
Campus Services
  • Museums Samuel Marshall Gore Art Gallery; Mississippi Historical Society Archives; second largest spectrometer (most advanced imaging nuclear magnetic resonance instrument of its type) in Mississippi used in teaching and research in the Chemistry Department
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 12
  • Number Of Subscriptions 889
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities Mississippi College School of Law Library
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,850
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 331,772
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 31
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, study skills, other
  • Number Of Books in Library 249,961
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 171
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 15,652
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 159
  • Counseling Services career, academic, psychological
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Jackson State University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,100
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 20%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Trustmark National Bank; Horne CPA Group; Mississippi Baptist Health Systems; Youth Villages; St. Dominic Health Services, Inc.; Enterprise Rent-A-Car; University Directories; Haddox, Reid, Barkes, and Calhoun, CPA
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis