Accredited Online Colleges Based in Mississippi

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshman Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate

1755 Lelia Dr., Suite 300
Jackson , MS 39216
(888) 391-3668

No N/A N/A N/A

910 Hwy 19 North
Meridian, MS 39307
(601) 483-8241

No N/A 83% 39%

1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, MS 39096
(601) 877-6100

No N/A 63% 32%

Hwy 8 West
Cleveland, MS 38733
(662) 846-3000

No N/A 91% 37%

Oxford, Mississippi
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-7211

No N/A 81% 58%

1100 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701
(662) 329-4750

No N/A 99% 37%

Lee Boulevard
Mississippi State, MS 39762
(662) 325-2323

No N/A 89% 58%

118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
(601) 266-1000

No N/A 97% 50%

4525 Downs Dr
Saint Joseph, MO 64507

No N/A 96% 31%

901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897
(417) 836-5000

No N/A 88% 55%

1500 Peachtree Street
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 968-5940

No N/A 81% 48%

1 Hill Street
Goodman, MS 39079
(662) 472-2312

No N/A 90% 27%

1440 J R Lynch St
Jackson, MS 39217
(601) 979-2121

No N/A 96% 45%

200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, MS 39058
(601) 925-3000

No N/A 100% 62%

1156 College Dr
Summit, MS 39666
(601) 276-2000

No N/A 95% 31%

460 Briarwood Dr
Jackson, MS 39206
(601) 718-5000

No N/A 100% N/A


Mississippi Schools vs US State Average

Graduation Rate and Average Test score at Public 4-year Institutions

    • 49% Mississippi
      Graduation Rate
    • 18.7 ACT Mississippi
      Average Test Score
    • 56% National
      Graduation Rate
    • 21.1 ACT National
      Average Test Score

Average Tuitions and Fees in Mississippi

  • MS US
    Public 2-Year
  • MS US
    Public 4-Year
  • MS US
    Private 4-year

Mississippi Institutions

  • MS US
    Degree-Granting Institutions
  • MS US
  • MS US
    Private Not-For-Profit Institutions
  • MS US
    Private For-Profit Institutions


While unemployment within the state is approximately 8.7%, major industries in the state commonly have job openings

Mississippi is called "The Hospitality State," and hospitable to jobseekers it certainly is. While unemployment within the state is approximately 8.7%, major industries in the state commonly have job openings. While your degree from any of the online colleges in Mississippi won't guarantee you job placement, degree-holding candidates have a competitive edge. Major industries in Mississippi include: casinos and hospitality, manufacturing, electronic equipment, textiles, and oil and gas.

Obtaining your degree from a Mississippi online college can help prepare you to enter or advance in the workforce. Largescale employers in Mississippi include state governing bodies, BlueCross BlueShield of Mississippi, Beau Rivage Hotel and Casino, and Forrest General Hospital. Jobseekers will find many other opportunities in the state, as well.

When selecting a school, Mississippi online college students will have a choice between public or private education. Public education in the state includes a comprehensive state public university, many community colleges, and other offline and online colleges in Mississippi. For those seeking distance programs, Mississippi online colleges and universities, such as Mississippi Valley State University, University of Mississippi, Pearl River Community College, and Northwest Mississippi Community College offer affordable, reputable public education.

Private schools and online colleges in Mississippi are plentiful. For an associate degree, Virginia College is the most prominent of private Mississippi online colleges. Four year online colleges and universities in Mississippi include both state specific ones and nationally renowned private online colleges. Wesley College and William Carey University are private online colleges in Mississippi, while schools like University of Phoenix and American InterContinental University have many online students in the state.