Mississippi Colleges and Universities
Mississippi's warm weather makes it ideal for people who love camping, boating, fishing, and exploring the South's rich history. From resorts along the Mississippi River to its Gulf Coast beach resorts and casinos, Mississippi offers great attractions for Civil War buffs, antique collectors, beachcombers, and music enthusiasts who simply love Cajun, country, or the blues. Jackson is the capital and largest city in the Magnolia State, followed in size by Gulfport, Biloxi, and Hattiesburg. Cultural sights include the Lauren Rogers Library and Museum of Art, and the Mississippi Museum of Art.
Founded in 1844, The University of Mississippi, located in Oxford, is renowned for its commitment to educational excellence in the liberal arts. Other state-supported colleges and universities in the state include Mississippi State University in Starkville, Alcorn State University in Lorman, and Jackson State University, located in the capital.
Total Number of Mississippi Schools: 63
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