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2021 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Mississippi

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

Finding the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 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 Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Mississippi ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in liberal arts / sciences and humanities. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great liberal arts / sciences and humanities programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Mississippi

Check out the liberal arts / sciences and humanities programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

University of Mississippi

University, MS

University of Mississippi tops the 2021 list of our schools in Mississippi that are best for non-traditional liberal arts / sciences and humanities students. Ole Miss is a fairly large public school located in the remote 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.

The student loan default rate at Ole Miss is lower than is typical, just 7.5% of students default in three years. Approximately 6,473 students take at least one class online at Ole Miss. 2,592 students are part time. Ole Miss does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Mississippi University for Women. Located in the town of Columbus, MUW is a public college with a small student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at MUW, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Mississippi ranking.

About 8.4% of MUW students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 1,059 students take at least one class online at MUW. About 602 of the students at MUW are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 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 6,808

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Majors Similar to Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 756
English Language & Literature 344
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 131
Theology & Religious Vocations 74
Philosophy & Religious Studies 55

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • 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.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Jacques Sablet (Switzerland, Morges, 1749-1803).

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