Top Mississippi colleges for online programs ranked

Top Mississippi colleges for online programs ranked

PINE BELT (WDAM) - released its rankings for the top colleges for online programs in the state of Mississippi on Monday.

The website used a variety of factors, including affordability, student services and the availability of online programs. East Mississippi Community College secured a top spot, with the University of Southern Mississippi ranking at number 3.

All schools were ranked on 10-point scale against a 14 different metrics using data from the National Center for Education Statistics' Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.

Here's the top 10 from the list:

  1. East Mississippi Community College
  2. Holmes Community College
  3. University of Southern Mississippi
  4. Mississippi University for Women
  5. Mississippi Delta Community College
  6. University of Mississippi
  7. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
  8. Itawamba Community College
  9. Belhaven University
  10. Mississippi State University

For more information on the list and other school rankings, visit