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2021 Best General Education Schools in Mississippi

6 Colleges
$64,354 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best General Education School for You

In 2018-2019, 265 degrees and certificates were awarded to general education students who went to a Mississippi college or university. This makes it the #41 most popular major in the state.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best General Education Schools in Mississippi ranking. This report analyzed 6 schools in Mississippi to see which ones offered the best programs for students. The factors used to develop this ranking include those related to how in-demand the school us, the overall quality of the school, and post-graduation wages, and more.

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2021 Best General Education Schools in Mississippi

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Top Mississippi Schools in Education

Our analysis found University of Southern Mississippi to be the best school for general education students who want to pursue a degree in Mississippi. Southern Miss is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Hattiesburg.

On average, education graduates from Southern Miss take out $73,570 in student loans while working on their degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $857.

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#2

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Mississippi State University is a great place for general education students. Mississippi State is a fairly large public school located in the remote town of Mississippi State.

After completing their degree, education graduates from Mississippi State carry an average student debtload of $51,318. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $598.

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#3

University of Mississippi

University, MS

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Mississippi. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best General Education Schools in Mississippi list. Ole Miss is a fairly large public school located in the town of University.

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Out of the 6 schools in Mississippi that were part of this year’s ranking, Jackson State University landed the # 4 spot on the list. Jackson State is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of Jackson.

The average amount in student loans that education majors at Jackson State take out is $90,356. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $1,053, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#5

Belhaven University

Jackson, MS

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Belhaven University is a great place for general education students. Located in the midsize city of Jackson, Belhaven is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

After completing their degree, education graduates from Belhaven carry an average student debtload of $42,174. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $491.

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Mississippi University for Women ranked #6 on this year’s Best General Education Schools in Mississippi list. Located in the town of Columbus, MUW is a public school with a small student population.

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Best General Education Colleges in the Southeast Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 116
Florida 683
Virginia 999
North Carolina 241
Tennessee 745
South Carolina 238
Kentucky 135
Louisiana 136
Alabama 83
Arkansas 124
West Virginia 394

General Education is one of 14 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 100,925
Educational Administration 44,381
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,516
Special Education 30,639
Curriculum & Instruction 18,767

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 6 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • 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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