2014-2015 | Institutional Data | Mississippi College
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Level Full-Time  Part-Time  Full- & Part-Time  Total 
  Male Female Male Female Male Female  
Undergraduate 1,103 1,566 139 176 1,242 1,742 2,984
Graduate 277 358 217 459 494 817 1,311
Education Specialist 6 27 11 51 17 78 95
Doctoral 10 62 19 63 29 125 154
Law 224 185 17 14 241 199 480
Subtotals 1,620 2,198 403 763 2,023 2,961 4,984
Totals 3,818  1,166  4,984  4,984
Race/Ethnicity Undergraduate Graduate Law Total
Non-Resident Alien 172 209 10 391
Hispanic 76 44 4 124
American Indian/AK Native 15 8 3 26
Asian 53 59 6 118
Black/African American 552 535 77 1,164
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 3 2 0 5
Two or More Races 34 15 3 52
White 1,953 617 272 2,842
Unknown 126 71 65 262
Total 2,984 1,560 440 4,984
  • Full-Time, First-Time, Degree-Seeking Cohort: 591
  • Average ACT: 25
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 16:1
Permanent Residence Undergraduate Graduate Law Total
In-State 2,021 1,029 403 3,453
Out-of-state 791 322 27 1,140
International 172 209 10 391
Totals 2,984 1,560 440 4,984

The University calculates what percentage of first-time, full-time, bachelor's degree-seeking, freshmen return for the fall of their second year. The university's retention rate goal is 70%. The retention rate, a Key Performance Indicator, for Fall 2014 is 72%. 

Fall-to-Fall Retention Rate
2013-2014 72%
2012-2013 69%
2011-2012 74%
2010-2011 76%
2009-2010 69%
2008-2009 67%
2007-2008 69%
July 1 - June 30 Undergraduate PB - Cert Graduate PM - Cert DR - Res DR - Prof Total
2013-2014 614 2 557 9 7 177 1,366
2012-2013 655 1 548 8 9 187 1,408
2011-2012 650 1 555 3 1 166 1,376
2010-2011 656 4 424 5 0 167 1,256
2009-2010 608 6 454 1 0 172 1,241
2008-2009 529 4 428 1 0 172 1,134
2007-2008 540 4 347 2 0 166 1,059

The University provides information on undergraduate graduation/completion rates. The graduation rate cohorts began their education six-years prior to the most recently completed academic year. The university's graduation rate goal is 56%. The 6-year graduation rate for the most recently completed academic year is 54%. 

6-Year Period Graduation Rate
Fall 2008 - Aug 2014 54%
Fall 2007 - Aug 2013 53%
Fall 2006 - Aug 2012 62%
Fall 2005 - Aug 2011 51%
Fall 2004 - Aug 2010 55%
Fall 2003 - Aug 2009 52%
Fall 2002 - Aug 2008 59%

Need-Based Aid - Fall 2008 Cohort Graduating by August 31, 2014

  • Recipients of Federal Pell Grant and Subsidized Stafford Loan - 47%
  • Recipients of Federal Subsidized Stafford Loan Only - 62%
  • No Federal Pell Grant or Subsidized Stafford Loan - 55%
Rank Full-time   Part-time   Full- & Part-time   Totals
  Male Female Male Female Male Female  
Professor 48 18 2 0 50 18 68
Associate Professor 24 15 1 2 25 17 42
Assistant Professor 26 42 1 0 27 42 69
Instructor 14 28 2 0 16 28 44
Adjunct N/A N/A 108 120 108 120 228
Subtotals 112 103 114 122 226 225  
Totals 215   236   451   451
Rank Tenured Tenure-Track Ineligible Totals
Professor 52 2 5 59
Associate Professor 26 11 2 39
Assistant Professor 0 50 18 68
Instructor 0 0 42 42
Clinical Professor 0 0 7 7
Totals 78 63 74 215