LearnHowToBecome.org Determines Best Colleges in Mississippi for 2017

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Top 30 Schools for Career Resources, Student Outcomes, Overall Program Quality Selected

LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has announced its ranking of the best colleges and universities in Mississippi for 2017. Of the 15 four-year schools that qualified for the list, Millsaps College, Mississippi College, University of Mississippi, Belhaven University and Mississippi State University scored as the top five schools. Of the 15 two-year schools included in the ranking, East Mississippi Community College, Northeast Mississippi Community College, East Central Community College, Itawamba Community College and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College were the top five. A full list of schools is included below.

“These Mississippi schools have a proven track record of setting up their students for post-college career success,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “Our analysis shows the value of the education each of these schools provides, with academic and employment resources for students translating to strong post-college earnings.”

To be included on Mississippi’s “Best Colleges” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also scored on more than a dozen additional data points including diversity of program offerings, career services, educational counseling, financial aid availability, graduation rates and student/teacher ratios.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Mississippi” list, visit:

http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/mississippi/

The Best Four-Year Colleges in Mississippi for 2017 include:
Alcorn State University
Belhaven University
Blue Mountain College
Delta State University
Jackson State University
Millsaps College
Mississippi College
Mississippi State University
Mississippi University for Women
Mississippi Valley State University
Rust College
Tougaloo College
University of Mississippi
University of Southern Mississippi
William Carey University

The Best Two-Year Colleges in Mississippi for 2017 include:
Coahoma Community College
Copiah-Lincoln Community College
East Central Community College
East Mississippi Community College
Hinds Community College
Holmes Community College
Itawamba Community College
Jones County Junior College
Meridian Community College
Mississippi Delta Community College
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Northeast Mississippi Community College
Northwest Mississippi Community College
Pearl River Community College
Southwest Mississippi Community College

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