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Colleges & Universities

Downtown hosts or is centrally located to the tranquil campuses of some of the best learning institutions in the state. Join the ranks of over 44,000 students at eight metro-area colleges and universities.

Mississippi State University School of Architecture 5th Year
Mississippi State University School of Architecture 5th Year Program is located in the Stuart C. Irby Studios on historic Capitol Street. The studio is fully networked with over 125 10-megabit Ethernet ports supporting offices, classrooms, studio space and the library. The Jackson location exposes students to an urban environment.
MSU School of Architecture 5th Year | 509 E. Capitol Street | 601-354-6480

Mississippi College School of Law
Mississippi College School of Law was founded in 1930 as the Jackson School of Law. In 1975, the law school became a part of Mississippi College. The law school combines a strong foundation in the law with opportunities to explore areas of personal interest and engage in hands-on legal work. Students have the opportunity to participate in Law Review, compete in nationally recognized moot court competitions and other programs to enhance their education and prepare them in their legal career.
MC School of Law | 151 E. Griffith Street | 601-925-7100

Colleges & Universities Student Populations
Hinds Community College, 6 Locations 19,500
Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 8,700
Mississippi College, Clinton, MS 4,458
Holmes Community College, Goodman, MS 4,000
Belhaven University, Jackson, MS 2,500
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 2,400
Millsaps College, Jackson, MS 1,100
Tougaloo College, Jackson, MS 900
Mississippi College School of Law, Downtown Jackson, MS 550
MSU School of Architecture 5th Year Program, Downtown Jackson, MS 29