Engineering

2021 Best Value Colleges for Engineering in Mississippi

3 Colleges
958 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,355 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Engineering School for You

Best Value Colleges for Engineering in MississippiOut of the majors we analyze each year, engineering was ranked 5th in Mississippi. In fact, 958 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that 0.7% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Engineering in Mississippi ranking analyzed 3 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in engineering. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. We are more focused on engineering schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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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 Value Engineering Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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2021 Best Value Engineering Schools in Mississippi

The following schools top our list of the Best Engineering Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Engineering Schools in Mississippi

#1

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Mississippi State University. Mississippi State is a fairly large public school located in the remote town of Mississippi State. Mississippi State did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Engineering in Mississippi list.

The average student at Mississippi State graduates in less than 4.5 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $28,760. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Mississippi State is $130,570. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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#2

University of Mississippi

University, MS

Our rankings recognize University of Mississippi as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Ole Miss is a very large public school located in the remote town of University. Ole Miss not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for Engineering in Mississippi list.

At Ole Miss, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.4 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $29,436. This means that the average student pays around $128,635 to get a bachelor’s degree from Ole Miss. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Our rankings recognize Jackson State University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Jackson State is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Jackson. Jackson State also made our Best Colleges for Engineering in Mississippi list, coming in at #3.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Jackson State is 4.6 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $17,869. This means that the average student pays around $82,019 to get a bachelor’s degree from Jackson State. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Best Engineering Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Florida 5,865
Virginia 3,378
Georgia 3,528
North Carolina 2,926
West Virginia 928
Tennessee 1,750
South Carolina 1,641
Alabama 2,794
Louisiana 1,842
Kentucky 1,081
Arkansas 816

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 245
Civil Engineering 159
Chemical Engineering 138
Electrical Engineering 103
Biomedical Engineering 74

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Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,083
Physical Sciences 284
Computer & Information Sciences 275
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 255
Engineering Technologies 220

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Petty Officer 3rd Class Declan Barnes.

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