Mississippi has a number of colleges and universities with different qualities that should be considered. From a safety standpoint, University of Mississippi beats out Mississippi State University with a safety score of 93.8 out of 100 to 92.7 out of 100.

The average student loan varies from school to school with Tougaloo College having the highest average outstanding student loan amount of $6625. However, students are able to save some money by searching online for cheap textbooks with our textbook search engine located in the sidebar.

When determining the best overall college or university in Mississippi, including multiple factors such as quality of education, safety, cost and student reviews – Mississippi State University scores highest with a 90.7 out of 100 score, followed by Millsaps University (87.0) and University of Mississippi (85.0). For more detailed information on particular schools select from the list below:

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