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Mississippi College, founded in 1826, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. Its 320-acre campus is located in Clinton, northeast of Jackson.

Website: www.mc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,242
Undergraduate
Students
(62.1%) 2,013 Women
(37.9%) 1,229 Men
1,817
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
39% of 2,918 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.44
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$35,122
Tuition and Fees
$18,610
Room and Board
$10,610
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$17,771
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,123
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
227
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 26% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Clinton Population
25,305
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Jackson
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
63% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Choctaw
Sororities
24% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.3% Asian
20.0% Black/African-American
3.1% Hispanic/Latino
0.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.3% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
4.0% from 36 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
43.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
61%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
29.0%
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