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2021 Top Mississippi Men's D1 Football Schools

3 Colleges
$7,827 Avg Tuition & Fees*
15% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

With all of the options student athletes have for higher education today, it can be tough to choose which direction to take. College Factual was founded, in part, to help students make the decision as to what would be the best school for them. Our Best Colleges for Division I Men's Football in Mississippi ranking is part of that endeavor.

Our analysis looked at 3 schools in Mississippi to determine which ones were the best for D1 Men's Football 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.

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Top Colleges in Mississippi for D1 Men's Football athletes in Mississippi

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, Mississippi

Alcorn State University tops this year’s ranking as the best school for D1 Men’s Football athletes in Mississippi. Alcorn State is a small public school situated in Alcorn State, Mississippi. It awarded 503 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the FCS Men’s Football team at Alcorn State took home $2,956,855 in revenue. The academic progress rate of the team is 963.

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#2

Jackson State University

Jackson, Mississippi

A rank of #2 on our list means Jackson State University is a great place for D1 Men’s Football athletes in Mississippi working on their bachelor’s degree. Jackson State is a medium-sized public school situated in Jackson, Mississippi. It awarded 1,155 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the FCS Men’s Football team at Jackson State took home $2,428,061 in revenue. The academic progress rate of the team is 973.

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#3

Mississippi Valley State University

Itta Bena, Mississippi

The excellent sports programs at Mississippi Valley State University helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for D1 Men’s Football athletes in Mississippi. Mississippi Valley State University is a small public school situated in Itta Bena, Mississippi. It awarded 287 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The FCS Men’s Football team at Mississippi Valley State University brought home $1,224,470 in revenue in a single year. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 938.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 3 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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