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2021 Top Mississippi Men's D2 Basketball Schools

2 Colleges
$13,236 Avg Tuition & Fees*
28% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

Student athletes have lots of options to chooose from today when trying to decide which college to attend. College Factual has developed its Best Colleges for Division II Men's Basketball in Mississippi ranking as one item you can use to help make this decision.

We analyzed 2 colleges and universities across Mississippi to determine which were the best for D2 Men's Basketball athletes in Mississippi. Our ranking is based on several objective factors, including the school's overall quality and the athletic competitiveness of the school. We steer clear of subjective measures since they don't give a clear picture when determining how one school compares to another. So, even if a school has a great team, it won't place well if it is also considered a low quality college or university.

See what other factors we include in our ranking methodology.

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We know that one set of rankings doesn't always help you determine the best school for you, so we've created the ability to narrow your list by location as well as alternative rankings that prioritize different factors such as those of importance to online students or returning adults or those who value diversity and value for your money.

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Top Colleges in Mississippi for D2 Men's Basketball athletes in Mississippi

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

Delta State University

Cleveland, Mississippi

Delta State University tops this year’s ranking as the best school for D2 Men’s Basketball athletes in Mississippi. Delta State University is located in Cleveland, Mississippi and, has a small student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 596 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

On the financial side of things, the D2 Men’s Basketball team at Delta State University made $294,784 in revenue.

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#2

Mississippi College

Clinton, Mississippi

The excellent sports programs at Mississippi College helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for D2 Men’s Basketball athletes in Mississippi. This small private not-for-profit school is located in Clinton, Mississippi, and it awarded 750 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The team at MC took home $616,888 in revenue and paid out $566,771 in expenses in recent times. Happily, this means that the team turned a profit of $50,117.

MC did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our overall quality list.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are 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 our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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