Mississippi College (MC)

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MC can be found in Clinton, MS, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 5,500 students are enrolled at MC.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores at MC. A score in the range of 928 to 1176 on the SAT exam, or 21 to 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Mississippi College (MC) average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.45 for accepted students. An estimated 70 percent of all applicant were accepted at MC, and from those that were granted acceptance around 46 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at mc.edu.

Overall Mississippi College (MC) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Mississippi College was reported as 67.3% in Fall 2013 with over 1,940 applications submitted to MC. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • MC ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • MC Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Mississippi College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into MC, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Mississippi College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 62.0%
  • 2010-2011: 63.0%
  • 2011-2012: 44.5%
  • 2012-2013: 58.1%
  • 2013-2014: 67.3%
  • Projected MC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 60.1%

How Does Mississippi College (MC) Compare?

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The acceptance rate for MC is twenty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Millsaps College47.5%
Belhaven University48.4%
Tougaloo College35.5%
Alcorn State University82.9%
Mississippi Valley State University22.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Mississippi College (MC) (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English21 - 29
Math19 - 25
Composite Score21 - 27
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