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Mississippi Healthcare Colleges

33 Colleges
8,689 Yearly Graduations
$27,209 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$20,808 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly healthcare graduations, Mississippi is ranked #35 in the country with 8,689 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $6,802 per year to get their degree at a college in Mississippi, while out of state students will pay an average of $9,110 per year.

About 52% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,202 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Mississippi

University, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
1,260 Yearly Degrees
$8,828 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,150 undergraduates at Ole Miss, of which 15,902 are full-time, and there are 21,617 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Ole Miss is 4.4 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 41% of students at Ole Miss take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,672 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Ole Miss with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Hinds Community College

Raymond, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
634 Yearly Degrees
$3,450 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,953 full-time undergraduates at Hinds Community College, and 11,827 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

46% of Hinds Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,946 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,100 during the early-career years.

#3

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Perkinston, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
573 Yearly Degrees
$3,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,954 students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in total, 5,676 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

32% of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,487 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is $22,100.

#4

Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
559 Yearly Degrees
$7,525 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,811 students at MUW in total, 2,594 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,026 are full-time. For undergraduates at MUW, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 25% are men and 75% are women.

Approximately 70% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,882 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MUW is $29,400.

#5

Holmes Community College

Goodman, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
523 Yearly Degrees
$3,410 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,529 students at Holmes Community College in total, 3,343 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $2,444 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,600 during the early-career years.

#6

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
521 Yearly Degrees
$8,896 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,594 undergraduates at Southern Miss, of which 9,654 are full-time, and there are 14,133 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Southern Miss is 4.6 years.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

68% of Southern Miss students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,738 a year. Southern Miss has a 8.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southern Miss is $30,200.

#7

Northwest Mississippi Community College

Senatobia, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
427 Yearly Degrees
$3,190 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,537 students at NWCC in total, 4,534 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

15% of NWCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,282 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,700 during the early-career years.

#8

Meridian Community College

Meridian, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
406 Yearly Degrees
$3,278 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,291 full-time undergraduates at MCC, and 3,402 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $2,358 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

William Carey University

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
298 Yearly Degrees
$12,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at William Carey University is 5,040, of which 3,210 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,901 are full-time. It takes the average William Carey University undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 49%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

82% of William Carey University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,968 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from William Carey University is $31,400.

#10

Itawamba Community College

Fulton, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
285 Yearly Degrees
$3,160 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,768 students at ICC in total, 3,172 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 18% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,627 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ICC is $22,600.

#11

Delta Technical College

Horn Lake, Mississippi
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
276 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Delta Technical College is 227, which includes 211 full-time undergraduates. Delta Technical College has a freshman retention rate of 95%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

97% of Delta Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,475 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,400 during the early-career years.

#12

Mississippi College

Clinton, Mississippi
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
273 Yearly Degrees
$18,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,944 undergraduates at MC, of which 2,516 are full-time, and there are 4,733 students altogether. For undergraduates at MC, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 39%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Roughly 52% of students at MC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,959 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from MC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Pearl River Community College

Poplarville, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
269 Yearly Degrees
$3,500 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,824 full-time undergraduates at Pearl River Community College, and 5,157 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

30% of Pearl River Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,074 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pearl River Community College is $22,500.

#14

East Mississippi Community College

Scooba, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
248 Yearly Degrees
$3,540 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,593 full-time undergraduates at EMCC, and 3,832 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 37% of students at EMCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,257 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from EMCC is $21,200.

#15

Concorde Career College - Southaven

Southaven, Mississippi
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
244 Yearly Degrees

There are 342 students at Concorde Career College - Southaven in total, 342 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 32 to 1.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 5% are men and 95% are women.

78% of Concorde Career College - Southaven students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,138 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#16

Jones County Junior College

Ellisville, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
220 Yearly Degrees
$3,830 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,136 full-time undergraduates at Jones County Junior College, and 4,536 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 13% of students at Jones County Junior College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,982 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,400 during the early-career years.

#17

Northeast Mississippi Community College

Booneville, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
187 Yearly Degrees
$3,976 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,753 full-time undergraduates at Northeast Mississippi Community College, and 3,606 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 23% of students at Northeast Mississippi Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,079 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Northeast Mississippi Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Delta Technical College - Ridgeland

Ridgeland, Mississippi
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
183 Yearly Degrees

There are 554 full-time undergraduates at Delta Tech - Ridgeland, and 571 students altogether. Delta Tech - Ridgeland has a freshman retention rate of 94%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Approximately 96% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,951 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Delta Tech - Ridgeland with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
152 Yearly Degrees
$3,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,697 full-time undergraduates at SMCC, and 2,128 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Students who graduate from SMCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
139 Yearly Degrees
$8,910 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Mississippi State University is 22,226, of which 18,792 students are undergraduates and of those, 17,113 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Approximately 52% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,297 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mississippi State is $33,400.

#20

Jackson State University

Jackson, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
139 Yearly Degrees
$8,445 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,152 undergraduates at Jackson State, of which 4,126 are full-time, and there are 7,020 students altogether. For undergraduates at Jackson State, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at Jackson State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,782 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Jackson State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Blue Cliff College - Gulfport

Gulfport, Mississippi
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
127 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Blue Cliff College - Gulfport is 343, which includes 343 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 94% of students at Blue Cliff College - Gulfport take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,102 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Blue Cliff College - Gulfport is $17,100.

#23

Belhaven University

Jackson, Mississippi
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
120 Yearly Degrees
$26,201 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,369 undergraduates at Belhaven, of which 1,199 are full-time, and there are 4,574 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Belhaven is 4.3 years.

About 59% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,585 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,700 during the early-career years.

#24

Copiah-Lincoln Community College

Wesson, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
111 Yearly Degrees
$3,180 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,113 students at Copiah-Lincoln Community College in total, 2,068 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

22% of Copiah-Lincoln Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,476 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,300 during the early-career years.

#25

Mississippi Delta Community College

Moorhead, Mississippi
Public Public vs. Private
110 Yearly Degrees
$3,085 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,671 full-time undergraduates at Mississippi Delta Community College, and 2,516 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Students who graduate from Mississippi Delta Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $19,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Mississippi Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Coahoma Community College 109
27 Delta State University 108
28 East Central Community College 68
29 Institute of Health & Technology 65
30 Alcorn State University 48
31 Mississippi Valley State University 7
32 Blue Mountain College 0
32 Strayer University - Mississippi 0

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