Online Colleges in Mississippi (MS) Ranked by Cost

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Colleges and universities across Mississippi that offer online programs charge an average tuition of $9,571 per year. The average tuition has increased over the past few years. This change in tuition was approximately 28.4%. The per annum average tuition was $7,453 at these online Mississippi colleges and universities in 2007.

The range of tuition at online schools in Mississippi offering programs from most to least expensive is shown in the following chart:

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 3
Low cost 3
Average cost 3
Most expensive 4

A yearly tuition of over $14,850 is charged by the costliest online colleges and universities. On the other hand, annual tuition ranging from $2,220 to $4,347 is charged by the cheapest schools. The accredited online schools that are the lowest cost are located in Alcorn State, Cleveland, and Moorhead.

  • Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance
  • Associate of Arts in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Administration – Banking
  • Bachelor of Business Administration – Legal Studies
  • Bachelor of Business Administration – Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Criminal Justice Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems – Database Developer
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems – Internetworking Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems – Networking
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems – Web Development

These cheap programs graduated an estimated 10% of graduates from online schools around Mississippi in 2011. Therefore, of the 64,582 graduates from across Mississippi, 6,686 are from the least costly colleges. Between 2006 and 2011, the percentage of graduates from the lowest cost online colleges has decreased, while the number of graduates has increased by 722 graduates yearly.

Yearly tuition in the range of $5,436 to $5,452 is charged by other somewhat more costly online colleges and universities. Of the 13 online colleges and universities that have programs in Mississippi, 3 have tuition in this range.

A reported 50.6% of the state’s graduates earned their degrees and certificates from these affordable online programs in 2011. This represents 32,697 students. Only 5 years prior, in 2006, the number of students graduating from these colleges was only 27,075. Thus, the number of graduates from these affordable online colleges has increased by 21%.

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1. Mississippi Delta Community College Moorhead, Mississippi $2,220 $3,828
2. Alcorn State University Alcorn State, Mississippi $3,931 $3,931
3. Delta State University Cleveland, Mississippi $4,347 $12,052
4. University of Mississippi University, Mississippi $5,436 $13,890
5. University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson, Mississippi $5,438 $13,892
6. University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, Mississippi $5,452 $13,408
7. Mississippi State University Mississippi State, Mississippi $5,461 $13,801
8. Mississippi College Clinton, Mississippi $12,900 $12,900
9. Strayer University Jackson, Mississippi $14,085 $14,085
10. Antonelli College Jackson, Mississippi $14,850 $14,850
11. Antonelli College Hattiesburg, Mississippi $14,850 $14,850
12. Belhaven University Jackson, Mississippi $17,700 $17,700
13. ITT Technical Institute Madison, Mississippi $17,748 $17,748

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