Jackson Community Colleges

In Jackson, Mississippi, you can find 2 community colleges serving 890 students.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the 24:1 state average.

Jackson, MS Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • JacksonAntonelli College-Jackson
    Private for-profit
    2323 Lakeland Drive
    JacksonMS 39232
    500 students
  • Jackson
    Virginia College-Jackson
    Private for-profit
    4795 Interstate 55 N
    JacksonMS 39206
    390 students
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Did You Know?
For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,250 per year for in-state students and $5,120 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,035 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Mississippi community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.50, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Virginia College-Biloxi. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.