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2021 Best Value Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Mississippi

2 Colleges
926 Bachelor's Degrees
$21,520 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities School for You

Best Value Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in MississippiOut of the majors we analyze each year, liberal arts / sciences and humanities was ranked 6th in Mississippi. In fact, 926 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.0% of all the liberal arts / sciences and humanities bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Mississippi ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in liberal arts / sciences and humanities. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. For this ranking, we are identifying those liberal arts / sciences and humanities schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

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 picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools in Mississippi

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors.

Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools in Mississippi

#1

University of Mississippi

University, MS

University of Mississippi landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value liberal arts / sciences and humanities schools. Ole Miss is a fairly large public school located in the town of University. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Ole Miss, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Mississippi ranking.

At Ole Miss, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.4 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $29,436. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Ole Miss is about $128,635. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Mississippi University for Women earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the remote town of Columbus, MUW is a public college with a small student population. MUW also made our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Mississippi list, coming in at #2.

The average student at MUW graduates in less than 4.6 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $13,604. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from MUW is about $61,898. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Florida 1,256
Virginia 2,248
Georgia 596
North Carolina 929
West Virginia 1,154
Tennessee 1,084
South Carolina 437
Alabama 322
Louisiana 1,139
Kentucky 1,015
Arkansas 572

Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 926

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Majors Similar to Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 503
English Language & Literature 260
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 97
Theology & Religious Vocations 54
Philosophy & Religious Studies 49

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 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 Jacques Sablet (Switzerland, Morges, 1749-1803).

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