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Local Colleges and Universities in Mississippi
There are 51 colleges and universities in the state of Mississippi. Refer to the following table to find local schools in Mississippi sorted by university name. If you are interested, you can follow the link below to see its specific information. Please understand that all higher educational programs in Mississippi are listed here in alphabetical order.

Name of College or University Location
Academy of Hair Design Four Private for-profit, 2-year in Pearl, MS
Academy of Hair Design One Private for-profit, 2-year in Grenada, MS
Academy of Hair Design Seven Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Carthage, MS
Academy of Hair Design Three Private for-profit, 2-year in Jackson, MS
Alcorn State University Public, 4-year or above in Alcorn State, MS
Antonelli College Private for-profit, 2-year in Hattiesburg, MS
Antonelli College Private for-profit, 2-year in Jackson, MS
Belhaven College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Jackson, MS
Blue Mountain College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Blue Mountain, MS
Chris Beauty College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Gulfport, MS
Coahoma Community College Public, 2-year in Clarksdale, MS
Copiah-Lincoln Community College Public, 2-year in Wesson, MS
Copiah-Lincoln Community College Simpson County Center Public, 2-year in Mendenhall, MS
Copiah-Lincoln Community College-Natchez Campus Public, 2-year in Natchez, MS
Creations College of Cosmetology Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Tupelo, MS
Delta State University Public, 4-year or above in Cleveland, MS
Delta Technical College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Southaven, MS
East Central Community College Public, 2-year in Decatur, MS
East Mississippi Community College Public, 2-year in Scooba, MS
Hinds Community College Public, 2-year in Raymond, MS
Holmes Community College Public, 2-year in Goodman, MS
Itawamba Community College Public, 2-year in Fulton, MS
Jackson State University Public, 4-year or above in Jackson, MS
Jones County Junior College Public, 2-year in Ellisville, MS
Magnolia Bible College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Kosciusko, MS
Magnolia College of Cosmetology Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Jackson, MS
Meridian Community College Public, 2-year in Meridian, MS
Millsaps College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Jackson, MS
Mississippi College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Clinton, MS
Mississippi Delta Community College Public, 2-year in Moorhead, MS
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Public, 2-year in Perkinston, MS
Mississippi State University Public, 4-year or above in Mississippi State, MS
Mississippi University for Women Public, 4-year or above in Columbus, MS
Mississippi Valley State University Public, 4-year or above in Itta Bena, MS
Northeast Mississippi Community College Public, 2-year in Booneville, MS
Northwest Mississippi Community College Public, 2-year in Senatobia, MS
Pearl River Community College Public, 2-year in Poplarville, MS
Rust College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Holly Springs, MS
Southeastern Baptist College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Laurel, MS
Southwest Mississippi Community College Public, 2-year in Summit, MS
The Academy of Hair Design Six Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Hattiesburg, MS
Tougaloo College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Tougaloo, MS
University of Mississippi Main Campus Public, 4-year or above in University, MS
University of Mississippi Medical Center Public, 4-year or above in Jackson, MS
University of Southern Mississippi Public, 4-year or above in Hattiesburg, MS
Virginia College-Jackson Private for-profit, 2-year in Jackson, MS
Wesley Biblical Seminary Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Jackson, MS
Wesley College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Florence, MS
William Carey College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Hattiesburg, MS

Vicksburg, Mississippi

Vicksburg, a city in the United States, Mississippi, is located at the riverbank where Yazoo flows into the Mississippi River, ca. 80 km west of Jackson. Vicksburg has approx. 23 100 residents (2015), is an important river port and trading center. Chemical and textile industry.

The city is known for a special art project Vicksburg Riverfront Murals - a series of murals painted directly on the flood walls along the Mississippi River, with themes from the city's history.

Vicksburg played an important role in the American Civil War. The fortress surrounding the city blocked transportation on Mississippi and was also strategically important as a communication to the western southern states. After being besieged by the Army of the North under General Ulysses S. Grant for several weeks, the city and the army of 30,000 men had to surrender on July 4, 1863. Large cemeteries are reminiscent of the siege and conquest of the city.

Oxford, Mississippi

Oxford is a city in Mississippi in Lafayette County, north of the state. The city has 23,639 residents (U.S. Census, 2017).

Oxford is the seat of the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) from 1848, known for the riots in 1962 when James Meredith as the first black student enrolled. Nobel laureate William Faulkner lived here, writing his story about Yoknapatowpha County (Lafayette) and the city of Jefferson (Oxford).

Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson is the capital and largest city in the state of Mississippi, located on the Pearl River. The city has 166,965 residents, forming a larger metropolitan area with 578,715 residents (U.S. Census, 2017).

Jackson is a transport and industrial center with electronic and metallurgical industries, food processing and agriculture. The city is the seat of state university (founded in 1877) and several other higher education institutions. The Mississippi State Fair is held each year in October.

The city was founded in 1792 by Louis LeFleur, a French-Canadian fur hunter. In 1822 it was made the state capital and named after General (later President) Andrew Jackson. The city was almost destroyed by General William Sherman in 1863 during the American Civil War. In 1823 it gained city status.

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