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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 2019, 8,689 students received a healthcare degree from a college in Mississippi, making it rank #35 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $6,802 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $9,110 a 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

The total student population at University of Mississippi is 21,617, of which 17,150 students are undergraduates and of those, 15,902 are full-time. For undergraduates at Ole Miss, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

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

41% of Ole Miss students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,672 a year. Ole Miss has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,100 during the early-career years.

#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.

Roughly 46% of students at Hinds Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Hinds Community College is $21,100.

#3

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

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

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

Roughly 32% of students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

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

#4

Mississippi University for Women

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

The total student population at Mississippi University for Women is 2,811, of which 2,594 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,026 are full-time. It takes the average MUW undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

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

70% of MUW students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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 3,343 full-time undergraduates at Holmes Community College, and 5,529 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at Holmes Community College take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

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

#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. It takes the average Southern Miss undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 68% of students at Southern Miss take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,738 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

The total student population at Northwest Mississippi Community College is 7,537, which includes 4,534 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 15% of students at NWCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

Students who graduate from NWCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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.

11% of MCC students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,100 during the early-career years.

#9

William Carey University

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

There are 3,210 undergraduates at William Carey University, of which 1,901 are full-time, and there are 5,040 students altogether. For undergraduates at William Carey University, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 49% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 82% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,968 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,400 during the early-career years.

#10

Itawamba Community College

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

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

18% of ICC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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

There are 211 full-time undergraduates at Delta Technical College, and 227 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 30 to 1.

Roughly 97% of students at Delta Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

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

#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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

About 39% of students who apply get accepted. 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 typical student loan amount is $5,959 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

The total student population at Pearl River Community College is 5,157, which includes 3,824 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

Students who graduate from Pearl River Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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.

37% of EMCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from EMCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Concorde Career College - Southaven

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

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

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

Roughly 78% of students at Concorde Career College - Southaven take out loans to pay for college. 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 4,536 students at Jones County Junior College in total, 3,136 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 13% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Jones County Junior College is $21,400.

#17

Northeast Mississippi Community College

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

The total student population at Northeast Mississippi Community College is 3,606, which includes 2,753 full-time undergraduates. 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 typical student loan amount 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. Students tend to stick around at Delta Tech - Ridgeland. The freshman retention rate is 94%.

96% of Delta Tech - Ridgeland students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

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

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.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,600 during the early-career years.

#20

Mississippi State University

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

There are 18,792 undergraduates at Mississippi State, of which 17,113 are full-time, and there are 22,226 students altogether. For undergraduates at Mississippi State, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Of the accepted students, 47% 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 school reports a student loan default rate of 7.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,400 during the early-career years.

#20

Jackson State University

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

The total student population at Jackson State University is 7,020, of which 5,152 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,126 are full-time. It takes the average Jackson State undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 57% of students at Jackson State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Jackson State is $25,100.

#22

Blue Cliff College - Gulfport

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

There are 343 students at Blue Cliff College - Gulfport in total, 343 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 94% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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 4,574 students at Belhaven in total, 2,369 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,199 are full-time. It takes the average Belhaven undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

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 average amount of student loans is $6,585 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Belhaven is $31,700.

#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 average amount of student loans 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%.

Students who graduate from Copiah-Lincoln Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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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