Mississippi College, affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention, is a private, co-educational, Christian university of liberal arts and sciences.
A land-grant university offering degrees through the doctoral level, Mississippi State University is the largest university in the state.
The W is a co-educational, public university with a focus on academic excellence and leadership development.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center, located in Jackson, is an academic medical center engaged in health professions education, research and the provision of comprehensive health-care services.
The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research extensive university. Founded in 1910, the vision of the University of Southern Mississippi is to be a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities.