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State Quick Facts: Mississippi

Mississippi State Institutions of Higher Learning
Board of Trustees
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, Mississippi 39211
Telephone: 601-432-6623
Fax: 601-432-6972
www.mississippi.edu



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
2,939
College-aged (18-25):
221
White:
1,755
Black:
1,101
Hispanic:
58
Asian:
22
Native American:
12
Male:
1,428
Female:
1,511
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
42
Public:
26
4-year:
9
2-year:
17
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
11


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
155,232
Public (Fall 06):
136,626

Independent, Not-for-Profit (Fall 06):

12,781
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
134,699
Graduate (Fall 06):
14,348
First Professional (Fall 06):
2,090
White (Fall 07):
88,413
Black (Fall 07):
61,261
Hispanic (Fall 07):
1,489
Asian (Fall 07):
1,389
Native American (Fall 07):
604
Alien (Fall 07):
2,076
Male (Fall 06):
57,893
Female (Fall 06):
93,244
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
25,748
Associates:
8,822
Bachelor:
12,186
Graduate:
4,740
White:
16,083
Black:
8,323
Hispanic:
230
Asian:
237
Native American:
95
Alien:
455
Other (not incl. above)
325
Male:
9,106
Female:
16,642

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$768,053
  Selected State Reports:
IHL System Profile (scroll down to)
Enrollment Fact Books (scroll down to)
IHL Fast Facts/At A Glance (scroll down to)

Sources –
Population: Resident FY 2008 Estimate, U.S. Census Bureau
Institutions: FY 2007-2008, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Enrollments: FY Fall 2006 and Fall 2007, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Completions: FY 2007-2008, SHEEO-SPRC and NCES/IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Appropriations: Educational Appropriations Nominal and Un-Adjusted Dollars from SHEEO-SHEF FY 2008. Educational appropriations measure state and local support available for public higher education operating expenses and excludes appropriations for independent institutions, financial aid for students attending independent institutions, and research, agriculture, and medical (RAM) purposes.

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