Mississippi College is an accredited comprehensive university affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention since 1850. Its academic programs of liberal arts and sciences and professional studies are dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence.
MC traces its roots back to 1826 when it was chartered as Hampstead Academy.
Enrollment climbed to 400 students during the Provine presidency and the endowment grew to more than $500k.
MC has seen steady enrollment growth, revitalized its facilities, and welcomed extraordinary levels of gift giving in the 21st century.
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