2020 Best Online Colleges in Mississippi

The following list highlights the best online colleges in Mississippi based on their alumni salaries and annual tuition rates. With the highest median salary at $82,700, is ranked #1 and offers programs such as a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, and Bachelor of Science in Psychology for each year. The , the #2-ranked school, offers the largest variety of degrees and is one of three schools on the list with tuition below $10,000 per year.

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2020 Online Colleges in Mississippi Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Mississippi

Mississippi offers students 21 different accredited online schools to choose from. Students who wish to pursue software engineering, one of the fastest growing jobs in the state, can obtain both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in information systems with a specialization in software engineering management at Strayer University, for under $14,000 a year. Mississippi University for Women offers budding businesspeople a Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration with multiple areas of focus. Other popular degrees include engineering, with concentrations in construction, industrial technology and aerospace, and business administration, with concentrations in legal administration, healthcare management and management information systems.

At a Glance:

  • 42% of accredited online schools in the state of Mississippi have tuition of under $10,000.
  • Mississippi State's College Knowledge Project is a college access initiative that offers the public a college access website with transfer tools, guided outreach to students, and college planning and preparation publications.
  • The Southern Automotive Women's Forum (SAWF) Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women enrolled or enrolling in a STEM field at an accredited two-year technical program, four-year undergraduate program, or graduate program to be used for a career in the automotive industry. Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000 each.


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