University, Mississippi (MS) Colleges and Universities

There are five colleges and universities within 35 miles of University, MS. Excluding specialty schools, we'll look at core traits of these institutions to help you get a read on your options nearby.

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Get acquainted with the student populations, distances from town, graduation rates, and net prices of the schools around University, Mississippi. These statistics have been provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to University, Mississippi

There is only one school in University, but a few more exist for students willing to look past 25 miles. The closest schools include 4-year and 2-year public schools, along with 4-year, private non-profits. Within The following are located within about 35 miles of University:

  • University of Mississippi (0 miles from downtown)
  • Rust College (28.4 miles from downtown)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (30.3 miles from downtown)
  • Blue Mountain College (35.7 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools near University, Mississippi

The in-town option of the University of Mississippi is by far the largest school around, with 23,212 students in attendance. The other biggest schools are located in rural and small towns and include a 2-year public and two 4-year, private schools:

  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (7,809 students)
  • Rust College (856 students)
  • Blue Mountain College (483 students)

Lowest Net Price

Net price can help students determine how much they'll still need to pay once they've received financial aid. The NCES calculates this statistic by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received from the costs of attendance. Using numbers that only apply to full-time undergraduate students who are enrolled during the 2014-2015 school year, the lowest net prices around University are:

  • Northwest Mississippi Community College ($6,547)
  • Rust College ($9,870)
  • Blue Mountain College ($11,182)

Highest Graduation Rate

According to the NCES, the calculation of graduation rates apply to full-time undergraduate students who complete their studies within 150% of the normal time necessary to finish a program. The highest graduation rates for 2015 in the University area are:

  • University of Mississippi (61%)
  • Blue Mountain College (55%)
  • Rust College (35%)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (22%)

Students in University, Mississippi, have several public and private school options within 35 miles of the city, but may also take into consideration factors like graduation rate, net price, student population and proximity when choosing a school.

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