Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University is considered one of the top colleges in Mississippi and holds the distinction of being the largest university in the state. It offers a wide range of degree programs and flexible class options, including distance learning opportunities, to accommodate non-traditional students. The main campus in Starkville has the largest veterinarian school housed in one roof in the country. The college has numerous majors and degree programs ranging from undergraduate degrees to the doctoral level. To find out about specific degree programs, log on to www.msstate.edu or call 662-325-2323.
University of Mississippi
As the oldest institution for higher learning in the state, the University of Mississippi offers a quality education from its campus in Oxford. The school has produced 25 Rhodes Scholars, in addition to Udall, Gates Cambridge, Fulbright, and Goldwater scholarship recipients. It offers the only Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in the state, and has one of the nation’s top forensic chemistry programs. To find out about the other programs offered at the University of Mississippi, visit www.olemiss.edu or call the admissions office at 662-915-7226.
Jackson State University
Jackson State University sits in the capital city of Jackson, offering a quality education from a 125-acre campus close to the Jackson International Airport. The school’s six colleges include the College of Business, College of Liberal Arts, College of Lifetime Learning, College of Education and Human Development, College of Public Service, and the College of Science Engineering and Technology. The business and computer programs are two of the school’s best-known programs. To learn more visit www.jsums.edu or call 601-979-8246.
University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi is one of the top colleges in Mississippi and offers a research-driven educational environment with an over 100-year history. It has over 180 degree programs including undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees. Students from all 50 states and 70 foreign countries come together at the Hattiesburg campus to study. It offers one of the strongest music programs in its region. Call 601-266-1000 or visit www.usm.edu to learn more about the school.
Delta State University
Located in Cleveland, Mississippi, Delta State University offers 12 undergraduate degrees covering 38 majors, as well as nine master’s degrees, the Educational Specialist degree and the Doctor of Education degree. The excellent teacher education program stems from the school’s beginnings as a teacher college, and today it also offers a nationally-recognized Geospatial Interdisciplinary Technology program. The school’s three colleges include Arts and Science, Business and Education, and Nursing. It also has a music institute. To learn more, visit www.deltastate.edu or call 800-GO-TO-DSU.