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Ranking of Public colleges in Mississippi emphasizing Character

W.E.B. DuBois, in his criticism of Booker T. Washington, spoke of “education that encourages aspiration, that sets the loftiest of ideals and seeks as an end culture and character.” Institutions in this tradition do not structure their education with jobs or careers as the primary goal, but rather to help students become better people.

University
1 Mississippi Delta Community College
2 Northeast Mississippi Community College
3 Jones County Junior College
4 Meridian Community College
5 Mississippi University for Women
6 Mississippi State University
7 University of Southern Mississippi
8 Alcorn State University
9 Itawamba Community College
10 East Central Community College
This ranking is according to a single metric, and so will necessarily highlight colleges and universities on the extremes. If you are looking for more well-balanced institutions, try searching according to multiple metrics, or try matching colleges based on your own aspirations.
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