Bible & Christian Colleges in Mississippi

Bible and Christian colleges are schools that have a connection or affiliation with a given religious organization and are part of the history and demography of the state of Mississippi. Such schools may offer a typical four year curriculum that may or may not include additional courses or practices based on the associated faith. Many of these schools act as seminaries that allow individuals of that denomination to become educated in the study of the Bible and Christianity, followed by work as a pastor, minister or priest. Degrees offered go from the associate level to doctoral, though the degree levels offered will vary by school.

List of Christian Denominations & Affiliations

The list below organizes all the Christian colleges in Mississippi by Christian denomination and further by their religious affiliation. Click the links below to skip to each section.

Protestant

List of Protestant Colleges in Mississippi

The following schools follow or incorporate Protestant practices and are further detailed by their specific religious affiliation.

Baptist Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
William Carey University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Elementary Education
  • Business Administration
Hattiesburg, MS
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1976
  • Around 4,220 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: wmcarey.edu
Southeastern Baptist College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Biblical Studies
  • Business Administration
  • General Studies
Laurel, MS
  • Accredited by Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation Since 1988
  • Around 40 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: southeasternbaptist.edu

Interdenominational Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Wesley Biblical Seminary

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Ministry
  • Christian Studies
  • Biblical Studies
Jackson, MS
  • Accredited by Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools Since 1991
  • Around 90 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: wbs.edu

Presbyterian Church Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Belhaven University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Business Administration
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Social Sciences
Jackson, MS
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1998
  • Around 4,450 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: belhaven.edu

Southern Baptist Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Blue Mountain College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Elementary Education
  • Psychology
  • Biblical Studies
Blue Mountain, MS
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1927
  • Around 480 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: bmc.edu
Mississippi College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Biomedical Science
  • Law
  • Nursing
Clinton, MS
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1975
  • Around 5,040 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: mc.edu

United Church of Christ Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Tougaloo College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Sociology
  • Biology
  • Economics
Tougaloo, MS
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1953
  • Around 870 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: tougaloo.edu

United Methodist Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Rust College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Biology
  • Kindergarten and Preschool Education
  • Business Administration
Holly Springs, MS
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1970
  • Around 860 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: rustcollege.edu
Millsaps College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Business Administration
  • Accounting
  • Biology
Jackson, MS
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1912
  • Around 810 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: millsaps.edu

The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective school for information about the current school year.

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.