2017's Best Colleges in Mississippi

Top 30 Schools for Career Resources, Student Outcomes, Overall Program Quality Selected

SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) April 07, 2017 – LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has announced its ranking of the best colleges and universities in Mississippi for 2017. Of the 15 four-year schools that qualified for the list, Millsaps College, Mississippi College, University of Mississippi, Belhaven University and Mississippi State University scored as the top five schools. Of the 15 two-year schools included in the ranking, East Mississippi Community College, Northeast Mississippi Community College, East Central Community College, Itawamba Community College and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College were the top five. A full list of schools is included below.

“These Mississippi schools have a proven track record of setting up their students for post-college career success,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “Our analysis shows the value of the education each of these schools provides, with academic and employment resources for students translating to strong post-college earnings.”

To be included on Mississippi’s “Best Colleges” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also scored on more than a dozen additional data points including diversity of program offerings, career services, educational counseling, financial aid availability, graduation rates and student/teacher ratios.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Mississippi” list, visit https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/mississippi/

The Best Four-Year Colleges in Mississippi for 2017 include:
  • Alcorn State University
  • Belhaven University
  • Blue Mountain College
  • Delta State University
  • Jackson State University
  • Millsaps College
  • Mississippi College
  • Mississippi State University
  • Mississippi University for Women
  • Mississippi Valley State University
  • Rust College
  • Tougaloo College
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • William Carey University
The Best Two-Year Colleges in Mississippi for 2017 include:
  • Coahoma Community College
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College
  • East Central Community College
  • East Mississippi Community College
  • Hinds Community College
  • Holmes Community College
  • Itawamba Community College
  • Jones County Junior College
  • Meridian Community College
  • Mississippi Delta Community College
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College
  • Pearl River Community College
  • Southwest Mississippi Community College

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