2021 Best Value Colleges for Engineering in Mississippi
Finding the Best Value Engineering School for You
Out 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.
One Size Does Not Fit All
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.
In addition to College Factual's rankings, you may want to take a look at College Combat, our unique tool that lets you pit your favorite schools head-to-head and compare how they rate on factors that most interest you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.
2021 Best Value Engineering Schools in Mississippi
Best Value Engineering Schools in Mississippi
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
Best Engineering Colleges in the Southeast Region
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Engineering Related Rankings by Major
Engineering Majors to Study
Majors Similar to Engineering
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||1,083|
|Computer & Information Sciences||275|
|Agriculture & Agriculture Operations||255|
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).
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