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Located in Clinton, Mississippi, Mississippi College is a private not-for-profit institution. Clinton is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

$24,562 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
49% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Mississippi College?


Contact details for MC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, MS 39058
Phone: 601-925-3000

How Do I Get Into MC?

You can apply to MC online at:

Admission Requirements for MC

Submission Required?
High School GPA Recommended
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into MC?

49% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
0% Submit SAT Scores
MC has a fairly low acceptance rate of 49%, which makes it more selective than most schools. Take time to make sure you submit all the requested materials and you prepare the application in full. You don't want to get denied right off the bat due to an incomplete application!

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 52%, and the acceptance rate for women is 47%.

Average Test Scores

About 0% of students accepted to MC submitted their SAT scores.MC received ACT scores from 91% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 30. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Mississippi College  ( 21 to 30 )
ACT Math Scores for Mississippi College  ( 18 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Mississippi College  ( 20 to 28 )

Can I Afford Mississippi College?

$24,562 Net Price
37% Take Out Loans
1.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of MC is $24,562. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At MC, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $5,918 a year. That adds up to $23,672 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MC is 1.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Mississippi College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,082 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,523 undergraduate students at MC, with 2,082 being full-time and 441 being part-time.


There are also 1,727 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,082 full-time undergraduates at MC, 41% are male and 59% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mississippi College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 43
Black or African American 349
Hispanic or Latino 77
White 1,431
International Students 76
Other Races/Ethnicities 106

Geographic Diversity

Mississippi students aren't the only ones who study at Mississippi College. At this time, 19 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 47 countries are represented at MC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and India.

Online Learning at Mississippi College

770 Took All Classes Online
1,797 Took At Least One Class Online
36.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 15 master’s degree programs available online at MC. In 2020-2021, 1,797 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 13th most popular in Mississippi for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of MC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mississippi College was 36.4%. This is the #574 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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