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Mississippi Graduate Schools

#39 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
16 Colleges
7,001 Yearly Graduations
$41,790 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

In terms of graduate completions, Mississippi is ranked #39 in the nation with 7,001 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. Graduate students from Mississippi can take advantage of in-state tuition, which averages about $10,448 per year. Out-of-state graduate tuition averages $12,530. Depending on the school you go to, you may have to pay quite a bit more - or quite a bit less.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

University of Mississippi

University, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
1,589 Yearly Degrees
$8,718 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 16 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Ole Miss ranked #1 in terms of popularity with 1,589 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Mississippi

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,718 $24,989
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $110 $110
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $484 $1,388

#2

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
1,049 Yearly Degrees
$8,800 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Mississippi State University was ranked the #2 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,049 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Mississippi State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,800 $23,840
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $110 $110
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $495 $1,331

#3

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
938 Yearly Degrees
$8,786 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Southern Miss handed out 938 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #3 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Southern Mississippi

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,786 $10,786
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $110 $110
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $488 $600

#4

Belhaven University

Jackson, Mississippi
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
747 Yearly Degrees
$10,170 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Belhaven handed out 747 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #4 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Belhaven University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,170 $10,170
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $450 $450
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $565 $565

#5

Mississippi College

Clinton, Mississippi
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
735 Yearly Degrees
$11,250 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

MC handed out 735 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #5 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Mississippi College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,250 $11,250
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $880 $880
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $625 $625

#6

William Carey University

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
664 Yearly Degrees
$9,600 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

William Carey University handed out 664 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #6 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for William Carey University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,600 $9,600
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $300 $300
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $400 $400

#7

Jackson State University

Jackson, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
553 Yearly Degrees
$8,270 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 16 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Jackson State ranked #7 in terms of popularity with 553 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Jackson State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,270 $8,270
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $175 $1,175
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $460 $960

#8

Delta State University

Cleveland, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
309 Yearly Degrees
$7,501 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Delta State University was ranked the #8 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 309 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Delta State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,501 $7,501
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $170 $170
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $417 $417

#9

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
129 Yearly Degrees
$5,910 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Alcorn State handed out 129 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #9 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Alcorn State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,910 $5,910
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,380 $1,380
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $405 $405

#10

Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
103 Yearly Degrees
$7,425 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 16 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, MUW ranked #10 in terms of popularity with 103 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Mississippi University for Women

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,425 $7,425
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $100 $100
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $418 $418

#10

Mississippi Valley State University

Itta Bena, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
103 Yearly Degrees
$7,560 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Mississippi Valley State University handed out 103 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #10 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Mississippi Valley State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,560 $7,560
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $20 $20
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $420 $420

#12

Millsaps College

Jackson, Mississippi
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees
$23,568 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Millsaps College was ranked the #12 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 57 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Millsaps College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $23,568 $23,568
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $480 $480
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $982 $982

#13

Strayer University - Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$14,940 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Strayer University - Mississippi handed out 9 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #13 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Strayer University - Mississippi

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,940 $14,940
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $195 $195
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $553 $553

#14

Wesley Biblical Seminary

Jackson, Mississippi
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$14,000 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Wesley Biblical Seminary handed out 8 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #14 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Wesley Biblical Seminary

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,000 $14,000
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $800 $800
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $495 $495

#15

Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, Mississippi
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$10,530 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Blue Mountain College handed out 7 graduate degrees. This makes it the #15 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Blue Mountain College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,530 $10,530
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $498 $498

#16

Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, Mississippi
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1 Yearly Degrees
$10,134 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Tougaloo handed out 1 graduate degrees. This makes it the #16 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Tougaloo College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,134 $10,134
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $477 $477
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $563 $563

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