College Rankings - Friendliest Townies/Locals in Mississippi

Sometimes, "townies," or residents who live in a college town, get a bad rap. But these colleges and universities have affable townsfolk who embrace students for their youth, willingness to learn, and—more importantly—their business.

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1
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS
9.28 / 10
2
University of Mississippi
University, MS
9.25 / 10
3
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS
9.08 / 10
4
Tougaloo College
Tougaloo, MS
9.07 / 10
5
Delta State University
Cleveland, MS
9.05 / 10
6
William Carey University
Hattiesburg, MS
8.99 / 10
7
Blue Mountain College
Blue Mountain, MS
8.84 / 10
8
Mississippi College
Clinton, MS
8.80 / 10
9
Jackson State University
Jackson, MS
8.79 / 10
10
Belhaven University
Jackson, MS
8.79 / 10
11
Alcorn State University
Alcorn State, MS
8.77 / 10
12
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus, MS
8.64 / 10
13
Mississippi Valley State University
Itta Bena, MS
8.55 / 10
14
Rust College
Holly Springs, MS
7.95 / 10