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Jackson Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Jackson, Mississippi

There are at least 12 colleges in Jackson, listed and described below. These schools represent 15,421 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 14,160 full-time students, and a reported 4,076 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Jackson State University and Belhaven College.

We also provide an extensive list of Mississippi Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Jackson is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Jackson.

Education Institutes in Jackson
Total Number of Educational Institutes
11
Total Enrollment in all institutes
14,836
Number of Public Educational Institutes
3
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
5
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
3
Graduation Rate
13.63%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
590
On Campus and Online Programs in Jackson
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering both
11
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Jackson
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg. In-State Tuition & FeesNumber of Programs Offered
Jackson State University8,558Four or more years$7,62195
Millsaps College859Four or more years$38,93039
Board of Trustees-Mississippi State Institutions of Higher LearningN/AFour or more yearsN/AN/A
Magnolia College of Cosmetology139Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A4
Wesley Biblical Seminary76Four or more yearsN/A6
Traxlers School of Hair60Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A2
Mississippi Community College BoardN/AAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/AN/A
Academy of Hair Design-Jackson57At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A4
Belhaven University4,458Four or more years$24,25076
Antonelli College-Jackson270At least 2 but less than 4 years$15,98014
Strayer University-Mississippi359Four or more years$13,85732
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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