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2021 Best Special Education Colleges for Veterans in Mississippi

1 College
47 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,760 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Special Education Schools for Vets

Best Special Education Colleges for Veterans in MississippiWith 47 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, special education is the #60 most popular major in Mississippi. This means that of the 8,866 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.5% were from a college or university in the state.

Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent special education programs, but they also offer a lot of support to veterans and active service members.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the special education program at the school, veteran affordability, and veteran population. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Special Ed Schools for Veterans list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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2021 Best Special Education School for Veterans in Mississippi

The following school tops our list of the Best Special Education Colleges for Veterans.

Best Special Education School for Veterans


Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

Mississippi State University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Mississippi State, Mississippi State is a public school with a very large student population. Mississippi State not only placed well in our veterans rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Special Education in Mississippi list.

Of the 21,974 students enrolled at Mississippi State, 1,051 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 694 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $5,832. Mississippi State does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Best for Vets Special Education Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Special Education Colleges for Vets in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 162
Florida 365
Tennessee 213
North Carolina 242
Virginia 140
South Carolina 145
Alabama 178
Kentucky 204
Arkansas 43
Louisiana 29
West Virginia 0

One of 14 majors within the Education area of study, Special Education has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 730
Teacher Education Subject Specific 317
Other Education 92
Instructional Media Design 23
General Education 4

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Notes and References


*Avg Cost is for the top school only.

**GI Bill® student total includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment)


  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
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More about our data sources and methodologies.

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