Nursing Schools in Mississippi

The state of Mississippi is home to 36 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 23 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Mississippi.

NursingExplorer ranking system is statistical. We use the following factors when evaluating schools: NCLEX pass rates, programmatic and institutional accreditations. Learn more about our nursing schools ranking system here.

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Complete List of Nursing Schools in Mississippi

Listed below are all nursing schools in Mississippi. Please use the sort feature to view which schools have top RN and LPN programs along with their corresponding average NCLEX pass rates. Click on each school's name to view more detail about the school.

There are a total of 36 nursing schools in the state of Mississippi.

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Holmes Community College

Goodman, MS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate98.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$5,302

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate96.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$10,018

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN

Northeast Mississippi Community College

Booneville, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate96.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate90.7%
Cost per annum$7,877

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Northwest Mississippi Community College

Senatobia, MS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate96.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate82.7%
Cost per annum$5,328

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Pearl River Community College

Poplarville, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate96.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate85.7%
Cost per annum$1,964

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Perkinston, MS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate96.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate85.3%
Cost per annum$7,789

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Delta State University

Cleveland, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate94.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$12,792

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Southwest Mississippi Community College

Summit, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate94.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate65.0%
Cost per annum$4,738

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Jones County Junior College

Ellisville, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate93.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate93.3%
Cost per annum$6,017

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate93.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$11,916

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Hinds Community College

Raymond, MS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate92.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate93.0%
Cost per annum$4,586

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

William Carey University

Hattiesburg, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate91.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$14,717

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Mississippi College

Clinton, MS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate91.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$16,804

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

East Central Community College

Decatur, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate75.3%
Cost per annum$5,268

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Mississippi Delta Community College

Moorhead, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate83.3%
Cost per annum$3,486

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Copiah-Lincoln Community College

Wesson, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate87.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate75.0%
Cost per annum$4,550

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate87.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$14,600

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN

Meridian Community College

Meridian, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate86.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate87.0%
Cost per annum$5,592

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Itawamba Community College

Fulton, MS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate82.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate89.3%
Cost per annum$5,910

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Coahoma Community College

Clarksdale, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate80.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate75.7%
Cost per annum$1,806

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Belhaven University

Jackson, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate80.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$18,486

Programs offered

  • BSN

East Mississippi Community College

Scooba, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate73.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate96.3%
Cost per annum$5,626

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Antonelli College-Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg, MS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate72.0%
Cost per annum$24,597

Programs offered

  • LPN

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson, MS
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

The University of Mississippi Medical Center is a private institution in Jackson, Mississippi. It is the health sciences campus for the University of Mississippi and is the only academic medical center in the state. There are seven health science schools in the medical center, including the ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN

University of Mississippi

University, MS
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$14,678

Programs offered

  • BSN

Hinds CC - Jackson Campus Nursing/Allied Health Ctr

Jackson, MS
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Holmes Community College - Ridgeland Campus

Ridgeland, MS
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Itawamba Community College - Tupelo

Tupelo, MS
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Northwest Mississippi Community College - Desoto

Southhaven, MS
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Pearl River Community College - Forrest County Ctr

Hattiesburg, MS
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Copiah-Lincoln Community College - Natchez Campus

Natchez, MS
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Copiah-Lincoln Community College - Simpson County Center

Mendenhall, MS
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

East Mississippi Community College - Mayhew Campus

Mayhew, MS
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Hinds Community College - Vicksburg Campus

Vicksburg, MS
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Northwest Mississippi Community College - Benton County Vocational Center

Ashland, MS
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Northwest Mississippi Community College - Oxford Campus

Oxford, MS
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Mississippi's NCLEX-RN pass rate Vs. National Average


Mississippi's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average