Graduate Student Population in Mississippi

For academic year 2021-2022, total 24,304 graduate students enrolled in 16 graduate schools in Mississippi. By gender, there are 8,424 male students (34.66%) and 15,880 female students (65.34%) enrolled in graduate programs.
University of Mississippi has the most graduate students of 5,111 and Mississippi State University has the second most graduate students of 4,502 in Mississippi. You can view and compare the graduate student population along with tuition and other admission information at Mississippi colleges at Mississippi Graduate School Comparison page.
By attending status, 12,043 students enrolled as full-time and 12,261 students enrolled as part-time for graduate programs. Next table shows the 2022 graduate students population by gender and attending status at Mississippi graduate schools.
University of Mississippi has the most graduate students of 5,111
Graduate Student Population By Gender and Attending Status at Mississippi graduate schools (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Total24,3048,42415,880
Full-time12,0434,5467,497
Part-time12,2613,8788,383

Population by Race/Ethnicity

For academic year 2021-2022, of the 16 enrolled students in Mississippi graduate schools, 77 were American Indian/Native American (0.32%), 800 were Asian (3.29%), 8,576 were Black/African American (35.29%), 660 were Hispanic (2.72%), 6 were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (0.02%), 11,737 were White (48.29%), 317 were Two More (1.30%), and 527 were Un-Known (2.17%). The number of non-resident alien students is 1,604 (6.60%). Next table shows the 2022 graduate school students population by race/ethnicity and state at Mississippi graduate schools.
Graduate Student Population By Race/Ethnicity at Mississippi graduate schools (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Total24,3048,42415,880
American Indian/Native American772552
Asian800354446
Black/African American8,5762,0466,530
Hispanic660289371
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander642
White11,7374,4557,282
Two More317109208
Un-Known527195332
Non-resident Alien1,604947657
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